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Our wide range of electronic databases have accurate, trusted information that you can’t find using your favorite search engine. Use your library card to find the information you need. We have everything from online phone directories for homes and businesses to full-text magazine articles and information sources with answers to all of your questions on topics such as business, health, science, literature, education, law, current events, the arts, entertainment, regional information, and much more. If you do not have a library card, you can get a Temporary Research Access Code (TRAC) for immediate access to our databases.

All databases are available from home except those with the symbol

Auto

Get auto repair information for 23,000 vehicles (1954 to present) with wiring diagrams and much more.

Get ratings and reviews, recommendations, and buying advice.

Biography

More than 15 million recent death records from hundreds of newspapers across the nation.

Find out about your history. Includes over one billion records from Social Security Death Index, U.S. Federal Census Images, Military, and Immigration and Naturalization Records.

Your link to more than 320,000 people from throughout history and around the world.

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science, and more.

Search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records, and more.

An index to thousands of poems, short stories, plays, essays, and speeches. Includes many in full-text, plus explanations, biographies, pictures, and more.

Digital access to large-scale, historic maps of nearly 150 Florida towns and cities; providing background information for genealogists, local historians, and urban planners.

Books & Media

Can’t decide what to read next? Find thousands of titles and authors; read-alike, award-winner, and librarian's favorites lists.

Books you can read or listen to on a computer or portable device. Over 2,200 downloadable audiobooks and Adobe EPUB eBooks.

A collection of 32,000+ ebooks in topics such as literature and poetry, career information, arts and leisure, practical life skills, personal health, school and studying, and children's books. Includes nearly 5,000 Spanish Language titles.

Downloadable music service with music from over 10,000 labels , numbering 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of artists. Each card holder can download three music tracks per week.

Access biographies, bibliographies, and literary criticism of authors from every age and literary discipline, plus many shorter works in full-text.

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science, and more.

Search more than one million items in our collection; includes books, magazines, books-on-CD, DVDs, and music CDs.

Access the full content of Literature Criticism sets: Contemporary, Twentieth-Century, Nineteenth-Century, 1400-1800, Classical and Medieval, Poetry, Short Story, and Drama; plus Children’s Literature Review.

An index to thousands of poems, short stories, plays, essays, and speeches. Includes many in full-text, plus explanations, biographies, pictures, and more.

A collection of eBooks (full-text electronic versions of published books), including over 21,000 titles across all subject areas.

Get help finding new authors and titles for both fiction and nonfiction.

Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government, and more.

Once accessible only in print at the library, now you can access these books online. Includes computer, reference, and nonfiction titles from many subject areas.

Business

An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. Assists with creating resumes and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation.

Get ratings and reviews, recommendations, and buying advice.

Demographic data that allows business owners and students building marketing plans to collect, analyze, and quickly act on that data.

Get your career moving with information on 3,300 jobs, sample résumés, cover letters, and job-interview techniques; includes information about colleges, scholarships, and internships.

* The Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. *Only available at the Main Library.

Search full content of Directories in Print, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, and the Encyclopedia of Associations.

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science, and more.

Business content from a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings.

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

See expert ratings on 17,000 domestic and international financial institutions and 1,000 of the largest corporations. From the Home Page, click the LOGIN button to get started.

(Contains GED 2014 study guides.) Online learning with skill building modules, test preparation materials and practice exams; including test preparation E-books. Take practice tests for GED, SAT, FCAT, fire fighter, postal worker and many more. Learn techniques for job searching , resumes, interviewing and workplace skills.

Allows users to complete work currently in progress.

Sample thousands of legal forms including State, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate, and General forms, as well as a wide variety of business letters.

In-depth information on over 35,000 companies worldwide, including contact information, financials, histories, stock information, annual reports (formerly known as Moody’s Manuals).

Find company information from 200 plus countries, including complete coverage of the US and Canada. Provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

In-depth financial information on more than 21,000 stocks and funds.

Search this electronic directory of 10 million U.S. businesses and over 102 million U.S. residents.

Find out about starting your business using this comprehensive resource that covers all major areas of starting and operating a business.

Your online access to advertising rates for business publications, consumer magazines, newspapers, radio, TV and cable, print media, and the Internet; also with lifestyle and demographic profiles for over 210 designated market areas.

Includes Value Line Investment Survey Online, Value Line Daily Options, Value Line Special Situations Service, and Value Line Electronic Convertibles.

Careers

An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. Assists with creating resumes and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation.

Get your career moving with information on 3,300 jobs, sample résumés, cover letters, and job-interview techniques; includes information about colleges, scholarships, and internships.

(Contains GED 2014 study guides.) Online learning with skill building modules, test preparation materials and practice exams; including test preparation E-books. Take practice tests for GED, SAT, FCAT, fire fighter, postal worker and many more. Learn techniques for job searching , resumes, interviewing and workplace skills.

Allows users to complete work currently in progress.

Find full-text articles and citations on current library trends and developments.

Indexing for nearly 600 periodicals, books, research reports, and proceedings, regarding libraries and information management. (From the mid-1960s).

Free online tutoring in math, science, social studies and language arts as well. Local open jobs, resume and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more for job seekers. Grades K-12, College Intro, and Adult Learners. Sunday - Thursday, 3:00 to 9:00 pm, and Saturday, 2:00 to 7:00 pm. Assistance in Spanish for Math and Science homework, Sunday - Thursday, 2:00 - 10:00 pm.

eBooks

As part of our Digital Media Collection, the Library offers eBooks in EPUB, PDF, and Kindle formats.

Education

An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. Assists with creating resumes and cover letters, assessing career interests, finding job listings, and interview preparation.

Database of education literature, with article and document citations; includes a wide range of full-text content.

Get your career moving with information on 3,300 jobs, sample résumés, cover letters, and job-interview techniques; includes information about colleges, scholarships, and internships.

* The Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. *Only available at the Main Library.

*Searchable online resource devoted to foundations that provide funding for individuals, including educational, arts and cultural support.*Only available at the Main Library.

Search full content of Directories in Print, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, and the Encyclopedia of Associations.

Search peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Includes physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects.

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

(Contains GED 2014 study guides.) Online learning with skill building modules, test preparation materials and practice exams; including test preparation E-books. Take practice tests for GED, SAT, FCAT, fire fighter, postal worker and many more. Learn techniques for job searching , resumes, interviewing and workplace skills.

Allows users to complete work currently in progress.

Find full-text articles and citations on current library trends and developments.

Indexing for nearly 600 periodicals, books, research reports, and proceedings, regarding libraries and information management. (From the mid-1960s).

A collection of eBooks (full-text electronic versions of published books), including over 21,000 titles across all subject areas.

Helps younger readers find the fiction and nonfiction books they want to read. Also includes reviews and Lexile Scores.

Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government, and more.

Covers social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, court cases, and more. Useful for reports and debates - presents both sides of an issue.

From Afrikaans to Zulu! Learn 70-plus languages using BYKI, short for "Before You Know It," an online language learning system. Visit any branch to create an account, and then use BYKI from any Internet-enabled computer.

Free online tutoring in math, science, social studies and language arts as well. Local open jobs, resume and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more for job seekers. Grades K-12, College Intro, and Adult Learners. Sunday - Thursday, 3:00 to 9:00 pm, and Saturday, 2:00 to 7:00 pm. Assistance in Spanish for Math and Science homework, Sunday - Thursday, 2:00 - 10:00 pm.

Ideal content for student reports, with extensive articles on animals, countries, states, science, and history.

En Español

Noticias e información en español tomadas de periódicos, servicios de cable y de publicaciones periódicas de los Estados Unidos y de otros países.

De texto completo de El Nuevo Herald desde el año 1983 hasta el presente, localizado en full-text newspapers.

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Tutorías Gratuitas • Matemáticas • Ciencias • Jardín de la infancia-12, Introducción a la Universidad y Estudiante Adulto. Domingo a Jueves de 2:00 pm hasta 10:00 pm.

Genealogy

More than 15 million recent death records from hundreds of newspapers across the nation.

Find out about your history. Includes over one billion records from Social Security Death Index, U.S. Federal Census Images, Military, and Immigration and Naturalization Records.

Your link to more than 320,000 people from throughout history and around the world.

Books, magazines, and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs, and music owned by libraries in Florida.

Search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records, and more.

Digital access to large-scale, historic maps of nearly 150 Florida towns and cities; providing background information for genealogists, local historians, and urban planners.

Health

From MedlinePlus, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health

Provides full-text for more than 610 nursing and allied health journals (and indexing for an additional 3,000 journals), as well as health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, and more. With coverage dating back to 1981.

Get ratings and reviews, recommendations, and buying advice.

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science, and more.

Find health and medicine, medications, and wellness information from encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers.

For nursing and allied health students, as well as for the general public. Contains articles on health related subject from a variety of health periodicals, plus excerpts from health-related reference books

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

Over 650 topics on conditions, diseases, and wellness. From the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government, and more.

History

More than 15 million recent death records from hundreds of newspapers across the nation.

Find out about your history. Includes over one billion records from Social Security Death Index, U.S. Federal Census Images, Military, and Immigration and Naturalization Records.

Your link to more than 320,000 people from throughout history and around the world.

Books, magazines, and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs, and music owned by libraries in Florida.

Search more than 25,000 family and local histories, census records, and more.

Digital access to large-scale, historic maps of nearly 150 Florida towns and cities; providing background information for genealogists, local historians, and urban planners.

Law

* The Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. *Only available at the Main Library.

Sample thousands of legal forms including State, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate, and General forms, as well as a wide variety of business letters.

Full-text of the Florida Constitution, Statutes, Administrative Code, Rules of Procedure, Jury Instructions, and General Laws. Also includes Florida Case Law. Available at the Main Library only - Requires librarian assistance.

Literature

Can’t decide what to read next? Find thousands of titles and authors; read-alike, award-winner, and librarian's favorites lists.

Books you can read or listen to on a computer or portable device. Over 2,200 downloadable audiobooks and Adobe EPUB eBooks.

Books, magazines, and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs, and music owned by libraries in Florida.

Search Drama for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

Access biographies, bibliographies, and literary criticism of authors from every age and literary discipline, plus many shorter works in full-text.

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science, and more.

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

Search more than one million items in our collection; includes books, magazines, books-on-CD, DVDs, and music CDs.

Access the full content of Literature Criticism sets: Contemporary, Twentieth-Century, Nineteenth-Century, 1400-1800, Classical and Medieval, Poetry, Short Story, and Drama; plus Children’s Literature Review.

An index to thousands of poems, short stories, plays, essays, and speeches. Includes many in full-text, plus explanations, biographies, pictures, and more.

A collection of eBooks (full-text electronic versions of published books), including over 21,000 titles across all subject areas.

Helps younger readers find the fiction and nonfiction books they want to read. Also includes reviews and Lexile Scores.

Get help finding new authors and titles for both fiction and nonfiction.

Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government, and more.

Once accessible only in print at the library, now you can access these books online. Includes computer, reference, and nonfiction titles from many subject areas.

Local Resources

Demographic data that allows business owners and students building marketing plans to collect, analyze, and quickly act on that data.

Books, magazines, and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs, and music owned by libraries in Florida.

Full-text of the Florida Constitution, Statutes, Administrative Code, Rules of Procedure, Jury Instructions, and General Laws. Also includes Florida Case Law. Available at the Main Library only - Requires librarian assistance.

Your County government, with links to other elected officials including the School District, the Sheriff's Office, the Supervisor of Elections, and more.

The Post from 1897 to today, with the years 1897-1988 available as digital reproductions. Full-text coverage from 1989 to present.

Digital access to large-scale, historic maps of nearly 150 Florida towns and cities; providing background information for genealogists, local historians, and urban planners.

Selected full-text content from 1986 to present, of local and regional news.

Magazines

Find out what magazines, journals, and newsletters are available in our branches online in full-text format using your library card.

Your comprehensive news collection with local, national, and international content from newspapers, broadcast transcripts, blogs, newswires, journals, and videos.

Get ratings and reviews, recommendations, and buying advice.

Books, magazines, and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs, and music owned by libraries in Florida.

Search peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Includes physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects.

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

Kids in Grades K-5 can find great information from all subject areas, reference books, magazines and newspapers; includes pictures, maps, and flags.

Your online access to advertising rates for business publications, consumer magazines, newspapers, radio, TV and cable, print media, and the Internet; also with lifestyle and demographic profiles for over 210 designated market areas.

Newspapers

Your comprehensive news collection with local, national, and international content from newspapers, broadcast transcripts, blogs, newswires, journals, and videos.

Kids in Grades K-5 can find great information from all subject areas, reference books, magazines and newspapers; includes pictures, maps, and flags.

Get the Times from 1851 to today, with many years available as exact cover-to-cover digital reproductions. Full-text coverage from 1985 to present.

The Post from 1897 to today, with the years 1897-1988 available as digital reproductions. Full-text coverage from 1989 to present.

Your online access to advertising rates for business publications, consumer magazines, newspapers, radio, TV and cable, print media, and the Internet; also with lifestyle and demographic profiles for over 210 designated market areas.

Selected full-text content from 1986 to present, of local and regional news.

Research

Find out what magazines, journals, and newsletters are available in our branches online in full-text format using your library card.

Demographic data that allows business owners and students building marketing plans to collect, analyze, and quickly act on that data.

Books, magazines, and digital collections, including historic documents, photographs, and music owned by libraries in Florida.

Search full content of Directories in Print, Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, and the Encyclopedia of Associations.

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science, and more.

Find health and medicine, medications, and wellness information from encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Search peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. Includes physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects.

For Middle Schools students, with content from all subject areas; includes primary sources and multimedia content, with audio and video clips and more than 7,400 photographs, maps, and flags.

Kids in Grades K-5 can find great information from all subject areas, reference books, magazines and newspapers; includes pictures, maps, and flags.

Find full-text articles and citations on current library trends and developments.

Indexing for nearly 600 periodicals, books, research reports, and proceedings, regarding libraries and information management. (From the mid-1960s).

Search bibliographic records and library holdings from around the world, and access other databases including health, education, government, and more.

Once accessible only in print at the library, now you can access these books online. Includes computer, reference, and nonfiction titles from many subject areas.

Covers social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, court cases, and more. Useful for reports and debates - presents both sides of an issue.

Science

Access electronic encyclopedias and reference books; includes biographies, literature, business, medicine, government, science, and more.

Find health and medicine, medications, and wellness information from encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

Students

Search Drama for Students, Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

For Middle Schools students, with content from all subject areas; includes primary sources and multimedia content, with audio and video clips and more than 7,400 photographs, maps, and flags.

Kids in Grades K-5 can find great information from all subject areas, reference books, magazines and newspapers; includes pictures, maps, and flags.

Helps younger readers find the fiction and nonfiction books they want to read. Also includes reviews and Lexile Scores.

Covers social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, court cases, and more. Useful for reports and debates - presents both sides of an issue.

Free online tutoring in math, science, social studies and language arts as well. Local open jobs, resume and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more for job seekers. Grades K-12, College Intro, and Adult Learners. Sunday - Thursday, 3:00 to 9:00 pm, and Saturday, 2:00 to 7:00 pm. Assistance in Spanish for Math and Science homework, Sunday - Thursday, 2:00 - 10:00 pm.

Ideal content for student reports, with extensive articles on animals, countries, states, science, and history.

Technology

Get auto repair information for 23,000 vehicles (1954 to present) with wiring diagrams and much more.

Find health and medicine, medications, and wellness information from encyclopedias, directories, medical dictionary, magazines, journals, and newspapers.

Access news and magazine articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest.

Once accessible only in print at the library, now you can access these books online. Includes computer, reference, and nonfiction titles from many subject areas.