Research & Discovery

Below are a few resources that can be found among many others on our comprehensive A-Z Databases and Resources page.  

These resources are available to you with your FNSB library card.  For most, you'll need your library barcode number (enter the entire number with no spaces) for access.  For some, you'll also need your library PIN. 

 Don’t know your library PIN? Call (907) 459-1020 and select circulation.

Ancestry Library Edition*

*In-library use only

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Ancestry Library Edition has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other parts of the world. 

Click here to visit Ancestry Library Edition if you are in the library!

Consumer Reports

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Get trusted ratings and reviews for the products and services you use every day – from cars and major appliances to must-have tech gadgets, to home and garden necessities. Non profit and independent, Consumer Reports buys test products and does not accept advertising.

Click here to visit Consumer Reports

Gale Legal Forms Library

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Gale Legal Forms provides a comprehensive look at various types of legal documents. Users can choose professionally drafted specialized documents in many legal subject areas including: bankruptcy, bill of sale, contracts, divorce, employment, incorporate, LLC, landlord/tenant, living wills, name change, power of attorney, real estate, taxes, and last will.

Click here to visit Gale Legal Forms Library


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Novelist is a powerful database designed to help you find your next read. Search by author, title, series or plot. In addition to the reviews of over 200,000+ fiction titles, you’ll also find lists of award-winning books, discussion guides, and recommended reads.

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Novelist K-8

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NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Click here to visit NoveList K-8

Value Line

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Full-page reports on about 130 stocks, plus analysis on about 6 of the more than 100 industries Value Line tracks. Discussion of the U.S. economy and the stock market, three model portfolios (for aggressive, conservative, and long-term investors) and in-depth analysis of selected stocks. A wealth of current financial information.

Click here to visit Value Line

Morningstar Investment Research Center

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Morningstar Investment Research Center is a comprehensive financial database for helping indviduals with their investing needs. Over 41,000 investments, including funds, stocks, and exchange-traded funds, thousands of analyst reports from Morningstar experts, help and educational guides, as well as the Investing Classroom and Tutorial Center for newer investors.

Click here to visit Morningstar Investment Research Center