Research Databases

Online Learning Resources

Our curated resources can help you learn from the comfort of your own home.

LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.

ProQuest is a research database that includes information from: Trade & Industry Journals, The Christian Science Monitor, Family Health Databases, The LA Times, The NY Times, Research Library, US Newsstream, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Formerly known as Reference USA, Data Axle Reference Solutions is the go-to resource for comprehensive data on both businesses and individuals, tailored to the needs of small business owners, marketing professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers, and job seekers. It empowers users to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, secure funding, and locate individuals. This platform offers detailed profiles of over 50 million U.S. businesses, 150 million U.S. residents, 2 million job postings, internships, historical business data, and healthcare listings, making it an invaluable tool for job seekers, businesses, and researchers.

EBSCOhost provides a variety of databases for research, including: Academic Resources, Legal Information, Auto Repair Guides, Novelist K-8, Explora Educator’s Edition, and Consumer Health Information

NoveList K-8 Plus is a database of book recommendations for all library workers who do readers' advisory. Their expertise and passion for books and reading means you'll always be able to provide the best help to the youngest readers in your community.

CultureGrams is a source that provides cultural information on the countries of the world. This includes a Kids’ Edition, perfect for school reports.

Username: 71-527
Password: bigchalk

SIRS Discover is designed for elementary and middle school students. It includes: Animal Facts, Citation Generator, Country Facts & Maps, Current Events, Non-Fiction Books, Pro/Con Leading Issues, Science Fair Explorer, Spotlight On…, and Student Tutorials

Username: 71-527
Password: bigchalk

ProQuest eLibrary is designed for K-12 student research and educators. It includes the ability to search through full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts. It also gives access to over 7 million pictures, maps, and audio/video clips. Educators have access to resources that correlate to state and national standards.

Username: 71-527
Password: bigchalk

My Heritage is our genealogical research site. It includes access to: Census and Voter Information from the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Nordic countries, Canada, Australia, & more, Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, Photos, Military Records, Immigration Records, School Directories, Court Records such as land records and wills, and much more!

Access back editions of the Newport Miner (currently 1897-1989) and the Metalines Community Collection. Fully searchable.

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