Access Rosenberg Library’s digital resources the same way you access our online library catalog!
Log in with your library card number. For your password, use your phone number, or the password you previously set up for yourself. If you experience any difficulties, call us at 409.763.8854, email us, or use the website’s “chat with a librarian” when available.
Rosenberg Library offers a wide array of database resources for children, teens, and adults. These resources are free for all library card holders. Don’t have a library card? Learn more here. Find an eBook, audiobook, or search our library from home! Complete your research project, read the New York Times, learn a new language and more with our Online Databases. The world awaits you!
Read books digitally from your computer or smartphone! Visitor favorites include Hoopla, Overdrive/Libby and AudioBookCloud.
Business, Career, & Financial
Get career help, find solutions for your small business, or learn about investments with these resources.
Education (All Ages)
Teachers, parents and students can find resources for all their studying needs, with resources available for all educational levels. Favorites for all ages include tutoring with Brainfuse, and language learning with Mango Languages.
Pre-K – Middle School
High School – College
The Gale Excel Suite offers a wide variety of free resources including classes on various hobbies, automotive repair assistance, and an extensive selection of legal forms. Using your Rosenberg Library card, explore all that this Suite has to offer.
How to Use Udemy
Udemy is Rosenberg Library’s New Database for Online Courses
Udemy provides over 180,000 instructor-led courses in a variety of fields and interests including Personal Development, IT, Program Development, and Graphic Design. Learn how to play the guitar, program for Python, increase your Excel skills, learn about digital marketing – there is so much to choose from!
Step 1: Login to Udemy using your library card and PIN number. Your PIN number is most likely the last four digits of your library card.
Step 2: After logging into Udemy, you will be asked to register with a Google or Microsoft account. This step is required so that you can track your progress, receive instructor assistance, and download completion certificates. If you need help setting up a Google account, please see the instructions below.
Step 3: Search for classes by category or by using the search bar in Udemy.
Ready to try it? Click the button below.
Don’t forget to bookmark Udemy in your browser for quick access.
Health & Medicine
Explore the world of health, treatments and more with these medical resources and encyclopedias.
History, Genealogy, & Anthropology
Find out more about moments in history, or explore your genealogy with these resources. Visitor favorites include the Portal to Texas History, African American Heritage, Galveston City Directories from 1859 – 1913, and Heritage Quest Online.
Find legal documents and U.S. procedures with these resources.
Explore in depth, academic dives into poetry and literature with these resources.
News & Magazines
Read today’s news or find articles from 100 years ago with these resources.
Science & Technology
Explore the sciences, ranging between agriculture, psychology and technology with these resources.
Español / Spanish
Find resources specially designed for Spanish speakers here.
Watch movies, listen to music, and more on your desktop or smartphone! Visitor favorites include Hoopla and Kanopy.
20th Century American Poetry (Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey)
20th Century English Poetry (Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey)
African American Hertiage (Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey)
American Prison Newspapers
Ancestry Library Edition (In-library only)
Archives Catalog (Galveston & Texas History Center Collections)
Black Freedom Struggle in the United States (Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey)
Black Life in America
Chilton Auto Repair (Gale/TexShare)
El Paso Times Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)
Enciclopedia World Book
Fold3 Library Edition
Foundation Directory (In-library only)
Gale Academic OneFile (Gale/TexShare)
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship (Gale/TexShare)
Gale Databases (Gale/TexShare)
Gale In Context: College (Gale/TexShare)
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