Online Resources Overview

Online Resources

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Featured Resources

Featured Resources

lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning)

Lynda.com is becoming LinkedIn Learning on April 29. Access all content previously available, as well as thousands of additional courses.

U. S. Major Dailies

Provides access to five major U.S. national newspapers: Chicago Tribune, LA Times, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, & The Washington Post.

eBooks, eAudio, & eMagazines

OverDrive eBooks & eAudio

Over 15,400 popular fiction and non-fiction eBook and 6,700 eAudio titles for all ages. Download the Libby app for the best experience.

OverDrive: Teen eBooks & eAudio

eBook and eAudio for young adults. Download popular titles to read or listen to on your phone or tablet.

OverDrive: Kids eBooks & eAudio

eBooks and eAudio, including read-along books, for children of all ages.

Libby from OverDrive

Download Libby and simplify your process of checking out and downloading books.

OverDrive eMagazines

Download complete digital copies of current and back issues of more than 160 popular magazines. They never expire and are never overdue.

EBSCO

EBSCOhost eBooks

Over 57,000 downloadable nonfiction eBooks and 700 fiction titles, primarily for adults.

EBSCOhost eBooks: High School Collection

EBSCOhost eBooks for high school age teens.

EBSCOhost eBooks: K-8 Collection

EBSCOhost eBooks collection for Kindergarten through eighth grade.

Junior Library Guild (JLG) Digital

Junior Library Guild Digital is an unlimited synchronous access collection of eBooks and eAudio for students K-12.

New eBooks, eAudio, & eMagazines

Streaming Video

Kanopy

Kanopy Streaming Video

Choose from more than 30,000 films, including acclaimed movies and documentaries, film festival favorites, world cinema, and much more.

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids Streaming Video

Stream videos from a curated selection of educational and enriching videos on Kanopy Kids with appropriate, age-based ratings.

New on Kanopy

eLearning for All Ages

Universal Class

Learn from hundreds of online education courses, ranging from accounting to crafts & hobbies to improving writing skills.

lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning)

Lynda.com is becoming LinkedIn Learning on April 29. Access all content previously available, as well as thousands of additional courses.

Live Online Tutoring Powered by Tutor.com

Students of all ages can get live online homework, test prep, & career help 7 days a week from 2:00-9:00. Some resources available 24/7.

Mango Languages

Have fun learning a new language en route to your next destination with the Mango mobile app.

Rocket Languages

Online language learning, including modules for learning American Sign Language, Arabic, and more.

Birds of the World

Explore 10,721 species from 249 bird families, living in habitats around the world. From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

English Language Learning for New Americans

CRRL's ELL (English Language Learners) Answers page connects people to helpful books, websites, videos, classes, and conversation groups.

Children's Homework Help

Live Online Tutoring Powered by Tutor.com

Students of all ages can get live online homework, test prep, & career help 7 days a week from 2:00-9:00. Some resources available 24/7.

LearningExpress Library (EBSCO)

Test prep for adults and K-12 & college students: Prepare for GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, ASVAB, Civil Service, CDL, citizenship exams, and more.

Britannica Library Children

Children can search for information or browse arts, geography, language arts, mathematics, religion, science, social studies, and sports.

Early Learning

A child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts, with read-aloud functionality.

Explora Primary (EBSCO)

Offers searching of Ebsco’s K-8 eBook collection, Cricket Media eBook collection, and the general knowledge database.

Gale in Context: Elementary

Highly visual, guided research tools for students in kindergarten through grade 5. Provided by Find It Virginia.

Gale: Biography in Context

Search for people by name, birth or death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, or gender.

Teen Homework Help

Live Online Tutoring Powered by Tutor.com

Students of all ages can get live online homework, test prep, & career help 7 days a week from 2:00-9:00. Some resources available 24/7.

LearningExpress Library (EBSCO)

Test prep for adults and K-12 & college students: Prepare for GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, ASVAB, Civil Service, CDL, citizenship exams, and more.

Britannica Library

The classic encyclopedia, plus Internet Guide, Merriam Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus, video and media collection, and more.

Explora Middle School (EBSCO)

Supports both student research and classroom instruction. For Grades 6-8. Provided by Find it Virginia.

Explora (EBSCO)

Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.

JSTOR

Academic journal articles covering most disciplines, including arts, history, humanities, science, medicine, and law.

Gale: Biography in Context

Search for people by name, birth or death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, or gender.

Gale Literature Criticism

Biographical/critical introductions, listings of principal works, and sources for further study on contemporary authors.

Read It! (EBSCO)

Adapted reading material on a variety of topics designed for middle school, high school, and English language learners.

MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO)

Search and read full-text magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and images.

Mango Languages

Have fun learning a new language en route to your next destination with the Mango mobile app.

Rocket Languages

Online language learning, including modules for learning American Sign Language, Arabic, and more.

En Español

Recursos en línea disponibles en español.

Britannica Escolar

Articulos en español.

Lenguajes de Mango

Un sistema de aprendizaje accesible en línea que puede asistir en aprendiendo otros idiomas.

Early Learning en Español

Early Learning ofrece un variación de opciones como cuentos en español, Trek’s Travels, y dibujos para colorear.

Business, Investing, & Career Resources

Business, Entrepreneurship, and Career Resources

Reference Solutions by Data Axle (Formerly ReferenceUSA)

Business, residential, and market research data for entrepreneurs, businesses, students, and others wanting access to consumer information.

Gale Presents: Peterson's Career Prep

Career prep for job seekers at all levels, whether they are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, and more.

Live Online Tutoring Powered by Tutor.com

Students of all ages can get live online homework, test prep, & career help 7 days a week from 2:00-9:00. Some resources available 24/7.

Value Line - Expanded Library Edition

Analyst commentaries and rankings on current operations and future prospects for thousands of large, small, and mid-cap companies.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Research, data, and analysis for investors. Includes many portfolio tools to calculate asset mixes, retirement costs, & college savings.

The Wall Street Journal

Remote access is currently unavailable. Customers may use the wifi in Fredericksburg Branch’s parking lot to access.

Resources for Grant Seekers

Grants Connection [Directory of Virginia Foundations]

Profiles of nearly 1,000 private, corporate, and community foundations in Virginia. Contact us at librarypoint.org/ask for assistance.

Grants to Individuals Online

Information for individual grant seekers, primarily to fund arts & education research. Contact us at librarypoint.org/ask for assistance.

Foundation Directory Online Essential

The quickest, least expensive way to identify funders and get in-depth profiles to help you write winning proposals.

Health & Medicine

Gale Health & Wellness

Articles from health & fitness magazines and scholarly medical journals, medical encyclopedias, a health organization directory, and more.

Newspapers

U. S. Major Dailies

Provides access to five major U.S. national newspapers: Chicago Tribune, LA Times, NY Times, Wall Street Journal, & The Washington Post.

News & Current Events

News & Current Events

News & Current Events

Gale Onefile: News

Search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, translate articles into 11 different languages, and create email alerts.

Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.)

Full-color, page-by-page scanned images of the newspaper from late 2008 to the present. Not available remotely.

MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO)

Search and read full-text magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and images.

Law

Legal Resources

Gale Legal Forms

Create legal documents and view completed sample forms. Provided by Find it Virginia.

LawDepot

Create free personal and business legal forms that are easy to use, edit, print, and save. This resource requires you to create an account.

Thomson Reuters Westlaw

Legal research including cases, statutes, regulations, trial documents & transcripts. Please request assistance at ask.librarypoint.org.

Find a New Read

Books - Databases

New York Times Book Review

Access to full text of The New York Times Book Review from 1988 to present. Part of U.S. Major Dailies.

NoveList Plus

Here are read-alike recommendations based on factors such as tone, pace, settings, and characters.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers.

Gale Books and Authors

A customizable, rich experience to answer that age-old question of “What do I read next?” Fiction and nonfiction recommendations.
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