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Education

Legal Resources
  • Legal Collection Containing full text for more than 300 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals, this database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.
  • Legal Forms - Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.
  • Legal Information Reference Center - Offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Genealogy
  • America's Obituaries & Death Notices - Collects records from more than 3,900 newspapers nationwide, making them available through one fully searchable database. This comprehensive resource features nearly 63 million listings. (NewsBank)
  • HeritageQuest Online - Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s. The collection consists of six core data sets: U.S. Federal Censuses, Genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War Records, Freedman’s Bank Records, The LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set
  • Fold3 Library Edition - US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of those who served. With content from the Revolutionary War onward. 
  • Texas Digital Sanborn Maps Delivers detailed property and land-use records that depict the grid of everyday life in more than 12,000 U.S. towns and cities across a century of change. The maps provide a wealth of information, such as building outline, size and shape, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, and property numbers.
  • Wylie News Archive - Back issues of the Wylie News are now available on the Portal to Texas History. Search or browse back issues of the Wylie News and other Texas newspapers. The Portal to Texas History is created and maintained by the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.

History

Homework

Literature


Science & Technology
  • AGRICOLA - Containing bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA provides millions of citations relating to the field of agriculture. (EBSCO)
  • Computer Source - Full-text journals and magazines (technical journals and consumer computer titles) covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. (EBSCO)
  • GeoRef -  The most comprehensive American GeoSciences Institute database in the geosciences. The database contains over 3 million references to geoscience journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses. The GeoRef database covers the geology of North America from 1693 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present. (ProQuest)
  • GreenFILE - Scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. (EBSCO)
  • Information Science & Technology Abstracts - Provides indexing and abstracts for journal articles, books, research reports and conference proceedings and provides ongoing coverage of the most important periodicals in the field. (EBSCO)
  • Polymer Library - The only database in the world which is dedicated exclusively to information on rubbers, plastics, adhesives and polymeric composites. (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Databases (All) - Searches all ProQuest's Science & Technology databases - MEDLINE, TOXLINE, GeoRef, Polymer Library and SciTech Premium Collection. (ProQuest)
  • Science & Technology Collection - Full-text database of top science journals that covers an array of scientific and technical subjects, including chemistry, biology, computer technology and physics. (EBSCO)
  • Science in Context - Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. (Gale)
  • SciTech Premium Collection - Multidisciplinary content collection of scholarly and learned material in the natural sciences, technology, engineering and related disciplines. (ProQuest)
  • TOXLINE - Produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, provides bibliographic citations and abstracts from the core journal literature in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants and mutagens and teratogens.  (ProQuest)

Business Resources
  • AtoZdatabasesJob Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and more.
  • Business Abstracts with Full Text - Offers full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, statistical rankings and more
  • Business Source Complete - Searchable cited references provided for more than 1,300 journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance, and economics. (EBSCO)
  • ReferenceUSA Provides basic information on over 25 million businesses and over 270 million consumers in the US and Canada. Business data includes company name, location, industries, size, year established, names of owners and executives, and more. Consumer data includes name, location, estimated home values and household incomes, and more.
  • Regional Business News - Provides full text for more than 80 regional US and Canadian business publications
  • Small Business Reference Center - Contains more than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed “how-to” instructions to address small business topics, such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing business plans, and understanding legal information.

Career Advancement

Health & Medicine

Reader's Advisory

contact information

Wylie Municipal Complex
300 Country Club Rd., Building 100 Wylie, TX 75098
Main #: 972-516-6000
Monday – Friday; 8 am – 5 pm

Building Inspection, 2nd floor
972-516-6420, permits@wylietexas.gov

City Manager, 1st floor
972-516-6010, citymgr@wylietexas.gov

City Secretary, 1st floor
972-516-6020, citysec@wylietexas.gov

Code Enforcement, 2nd floor
972-516-6440, code@wylietexas.gov

Communication/Marketing, 1st floor
972-516-6016, publicinfo@wylietexas.gov

Engineering, 2nd floor
972-516-6400, cityeng@wylietexas.gov

Finance, 1st floor
972-516-6120, finance@wylietexas.gov

Human Resources, 3rd floor
972-516-6040, jobs@wylietexas.gov

Planning and Zoning
, 2nd floor
972-516-6320, planning@wylietexas.gov

Parks Administration
, 3rd floor
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov

Purchasing
, 1st floor
972-516-6040, purchasing@wylietexas.gov

Utility Billing
, 1st floor
973-516-6100, utility@wylietexas.gov
Recreation Center
300 Country Club Rd., Building 200
972-516-6360, recreation@wylietexas.gov

Monday – Friday, 5:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, Noon – 8:00 pm

Rita and Truett Smith Public Library
300 Country Club Rd., Building 300
972-516-6250, libinfo@wylietexas.gov

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday, 10 am – 6 pm
Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, Closed

Public Safety Complex
2000 N. Hwy. 78
972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Municipal Court
972-442-8101, court@wylietexas.gov

Police Administration
972-442-8170, police@wylietexas.gov

Public Safety Communications
972-442-8171, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Administration
972-442-8110, wfdadmin@wylietexas.gov

Fire Stations
Station #1,
1400 S. Ballard Ave., 972-429-8071
Station #2, 555 Country Club Rd., 972-429-8072
Station #3, 210 W.A. Allen Blvd., 972-442-8073
Public Works  (Streets, Water and Wastewater)
949 Hensley Ln., Building 300
972-442-7588
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm


Parks Maintenance
949 Hensley Ln., Building 200
972-516-6340, parks@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 7 am – 4 pm

Animal Services
949 Hensley Ln., Building 100
972-442-5268, animalcontrol@wylietexas.gov
After-hours emergency? Contact Police Dispatch, 972-442-8171
Monday – Saturday, 8 am – 5 pm

Senior Recreation Center
800 Thomas St.
972-516-6349, recreation@wylietexas.gov
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm; Saturday, 9 am – 3 pm; Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

Economic Development Corporation
250 S. Hwy. 78
972-442-3367, info@wylieedc.com
Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Athletic Field Condition Hotline
972-516-6350

Community Waste Disposal (Bulk Pickup/Trash) 
972-392-9300

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