Research Tools

chilton library Automotive repair information covering the most popular vehicles from the past 30 years.

books and authorsExplore the award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection for reviews and recommendations for your next read.

popular magazinesOver 46 million articles from both recent and past magazines.

heritage questDiscover this comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources complete with primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Novelist PlusA fiction database for read-alike recommendations based on book titles, authors, and series. Novelist is a long-trusted resource among librarians everywhere.

transparent languagesInnovative technology for faster and more reliable language learning for more than 100 languages.

Credo ReferenceCredo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

power searchA one-stop-shop for your online research. Includes thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, images, and video.

kids info bitsFeaturing age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content, Kids Info Bits covers a broad range of educational topics.

learning expressAchieve your career and school goals with online training, including practice tests (SAT, ACT, civil service, postal, AP tests, general skills, elementary and middle school skills, real estate, and more), through Learning Express.