Information & Research

Information & Research2018-09-21T13:50:26+00:00

NOLS provides access to a variety of third-party services to meet the needs of the community. Third party vendors are governed by their own terms, privacy policies and practices, not the Library’s. NOLS advises users to review Terms of Service and Privacy policies before agreeing to use any online service.

Resources by Subject

American Factfinder

American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.


CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, and more for 267 world entities.


Historylink.Org is an evolving online encyclopedia of Washington state and local history.


Open Library

Open Library is an online project intended to create "one web page for every book ever published".



Wolfram|Alpha is an online service that answers factual queries directly by computing the answer from externally sourced data.