General Research Tools

Newsbank: Digital newspapers
  • 3,000 newspapers, updated daily.
  • Full image for 9 Virginia papers including Richmond, Culpeper and Charlottesville.
  • Orange Review back to 2008.
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  • Full-text encylopedia
  • Added features like timelines, maps and videos
  • A great place to start research
  • Search 3,400+ journals and magazines
  • Includes 898 peer-reviewed publications
  • Helpful features to narrow your topic
  • 500+ college level courses
  • Many offer CEUs
  • Real teachers assess your work

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  • Conversational language learning
  • Choose"Sign Up" to create a login and track your progress
  • 110 languages, ESL and ASL

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Genealogy Resources

Ancestry: In library use only genealogy
  • In-Library Use Only version
  • Provides records from 1500s-2000s
  • Documents, records, narratives and more
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  • Use from anywhere
  • Census, military and city directory records
  • Family histories and bibles

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  • U.S. obituaries and death notices.
  • Genealogical research from 1704 - today.
  • Includes deep coverage from all 50 states.

Special Resources

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  • Ready to Use Legal Forms
  • Forms for each state
  • Disclaimer applies
  • Resources for Veterans and their families
  • Live counselors to assist you
  • VA benefits, Career prep, Education support

Business and Employment Resources

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  • Microlearning for business
  • Business book summaries
  • Brief business videos
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  • Live resume and interview coaching
  • Career prep and career coaching
  • Job hunting resources

Resources for Readers
  • Find your next read
  • Read-Alike Recommendations
  • Search by plot, setting, pace and more
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  • ESL materials
  • Text and text to speech
  • Quizzes and comprehension tests