Internet Resources

Gale Virtual Reference Library GVRL
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library contains a wide variety of full-text online e-Reference books.
Literati Public
Literati Public
Online full-text e-Reference books and resources. This service is provided in part by the Library of Virginia and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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OneClick Digital
Downloadable audiobooks - Provided in part by the Library of Virginia.
OverDrive Enjoy e-books and audiobooks
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E-books for e-kids - TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books teaching children the joys of reading in a format they'll love! Provided by the Library of Virginia.
Zinio: The worlds largest news stand is now available through your library's website
Online e-magazines provided in part by the Library of Virginia.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry® Library Edition, powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. Available only in the City Libraries. No remote access available.
Heritage Quest ProQuest
HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources-rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Can be accessed remotely and in the library.
Universal Class Over 500 free online continuing education courses from your library
Universal Class
  • Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses
  • Certificates documenting course completion
  • Wide range of subjects from personal finance to yoga 101
  • Live instructors
Gale Online Resources
Gale Research Databases
  • Agriculture Collection
  • Business Economics and Theory
  • Communications and Mass Media Collection
  • Computer Database
  • Criminal Justice Collection
  • Culinary Arts Collection
  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
  • General OneFile

  • General Reference Center Gold
  • Health Reference Center Academic
  • Home Improvement Collection
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
  • InfoTrac General Science
  • InfoTrac GLBT Life and Issues
  • Junior Edition
  • Kids InfoBits
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection
  • Psychology Collection
  • Student Edition
Databases provided in part by the Library of Virginia
NewsBank Inc.
Access to the Roanoke Times from 1990 to present.
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ChiltonLibrary provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs.
Foundation Center
Updated weekly, Foundation Center provides comprehensive and accurate information on U.S. grant-makers and their funding activities. Access is only Available in the Main Library.
Duolingo is a free resource for language learning for children ages 10 and up as well as adults.