STATUS OF STATE FUNDING FOR INFORMATIONAL DATABASES
FALL 2003


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This table reflects the status of state funding resources in the 50 United States of America for K-12 students and teachers in the form of informational databases as of fall 2003. It was compiled to indicate which states offer such resources and to give web addresses for more information about them. In the interest of space, not every resource was listed for every state. Some states have very extensive offerings which change from year to year. In order to get the full picture for any given state, go to the web site provided.

STATE

YES/NO
DB'S
PROVIDED

DATABASES
WEB ADDRESS
Alabama
Yes
Gale, EBSCO
AVL: http://www.avl.lib.al.us/
Alaska
Yes
EBSCO, Electric Library, others
SLED: http://sled.alaska.edu/databases/home.html
Arizona
Yes
OCLC, Wilson
http://www.dlapr.lib.az.us/
Arkansas
Yes
EBSCO, Grolier, others
Traveler: http://www.asl.lib.ar.us/traveler/index.html
California
Never had


Colorado
Never had


Connecticut
Yes
Gale, EBSCO, others
iCONN: http://www.iconn.org/
Delaware
Yes
Secondary schools only
DelAWARE: http://www.state.lib.de.us/Collection_Development/
Electronic_Resources/DelAWARE/

Florida
Never had


Georgia
Yes
EBSCO, ProQuest, others
GALILEO: http://www.galileo.usg.edu
Hawaii
Yes
EBSCO
HSPLS: http://www.state.hi.us/libraries/hsl/databases.html
Idaho
Yes
EBSCO, Electric Library
LiLI: http://www.lili.org
Illinois
State library funding
FirstSearch, NoveList, others
ILLINET: http://www.sos.state.il.us/library/isl/isl.html
Indiana
Yes
EBSCO, others
INSPIRE: http://www.inspire.net/
Iowa
Yes
EBSCO, Electric Library was cut
SILO: http://www.silo.lib.ia.us/for-ia-libraries/
databases/index.hhtml

Kansas
Yes
Gale, Proquest, others
KanFind: http://skyways.lib.ks.us/library/databases.html
Kentucky
Yes
EBSECO, ProQuest, others
KYVL: http://www.kyvl.org/
Louisiana
Yes
Gale, World Book
LaLibCon: http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us/
Maine
Yes
Gale, EBSCO, others
Infonet: http://libraries.maine.edu/mainedatabases/
Maryland
Yes
SIRS, World Book
Sailor: http://www.sailor.lib.md.us/
Massachusetts
Yes
Gale
http://www.mlin.lib.ma.us/flash3.html
Michigan
Yes
Electric Library, SIRS Discoverer, others
MEL: http://mel.org/databasesubjects.html
Minnesota
Yes
Gale, ProQuest, others
ELM: http://elm4you.org/
Mississippi
Yes
EBSCO, Gale, others
MAGNOLIA: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~magnolia/magnolia.html
Missouri
Yes
Gale, EBSCO, others
http://www.more.net/online/
Montana
Yes
Gale--partial funding
http://montanalibraries.org/
Nebraska
Yes
WilsonWeb, Electric Library,others
http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/databases/
Nevada
Yes
Gale, EBSCO, others
CLAN: http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/Polaris/
New Hampshire
Yes
Gale, others
NHewLINK: http://www.nhewlink.state.nh.us/
New Jersey
Yes
Gale, EBSCO, others--partial funding
http://www2.njstatelib.org/njlib/databases/
New Mexico
Yes
Gale
http://www.stlib.state.nm.us/libraryservices/statepubs/
elecresources.htm

New York
Yes
Gale, EBSCO
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/library/novel/
North Carolina
Yes
Gale, Groliers, others
WISE OWL: http://www.ncwiseowl.com
North Dakota
Yes
Gale, Electric Library, others
http://ndsl.lib.state.nd.us/ElectronicResources.html#K12
Ohio
Yes
EBSCO, SIRS, others
http://www.infohio.org/
Oklahoma
Yes
EBSCO, SIRS, others
Digital Prairie: http://www.odl.state.ok.us/prairie/index.htm
Oregon
Lost funding 2003
$ restored 2004


Pennsylvania
Yes
EBSCO, Electric Library, others
http://www.powerlibrary.net/
Rhode Island
Never had


South Carolina
Yes
Gale, InfoTrac
http://www.scdiscus.org/index.html
South Dakota
Yes
ProQuest
http://www.sdstatelibrary.com/
Tennessee
Yes
Gale
http://www.state.tn.us/sos/statelib/tel/
Texas
Lost funding-NOT
restored by 2005


Utah
Yes
EBSCO, SIRS, others
Pioneer: http://pioneer-library.org/
Vermont
Yes
Gale
Just funded November 2003
Virginia
Yes
Gale, EBSCO
http://www.finditvirginia.com
Washington
Yes
ProQuest, Electric Library
http://www.psesd.wednet.edu/
technology/ProQuest/UMI.html

West Virginia
Yes
EBSCO
http://librarycommission.lib.wv.us/ebsco/ebsco.htm
Wisconsin
Yes
EBSCO
Badgerlink: http://www.badgerlink.net/
Wyoming
Yes
EBSCO, SIRS, others
GoWYLD: http://gowyld.net/dbases.html

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