Database / e-Library Resource

 

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Ancestry Library Edition (In-library only) Ancestry is one of the leading authorities of genealogy research with top resources and space for compling and sharing family trees. Ancestry also offers genealogical DNA testing and tools to aid in a user’s genealogy research. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

askART (In-library only) is a comprehensive database to research art. Value, current auctions, genre, bibliographical information on artist; also gives price for previous auction items.

AudioBookCloud is a selection of audiobooks of different genres including those in Spanish. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Auto Repair at ChiltonLibrary.com (Gale Group) is an authority in auto repair and maintenance instructions. The ChiltonLibrary database provides convenient electronic access for information on numerous vehicles, models, and years. Accessible here for desktops, mobile and Android devices.

Brainfuse offers online tutoring for grade K through adults. Online resources include career assistance. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

BookFLIX provides e-books and e-videobooks from various categories presented by long trusted Scholastic, a leader in children’s books. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

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Credo Reference Collection offers information on almost any subject. Credo Refernce provides access to 1,300 titles with over 3.5 million full-text articles. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Directory of Open Access Journals is a database that contains 14,441 journals on many topics with free access with the Rosenberg Library card. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Ebsco (TexShare) includes a variety of informational and academic topics in sub-databases. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

FamilySearch.org is a free genealogy family tree compiler and research engine from the authorities in genealogical research by the Church of the Latter Day Saints. Available here for desktops and mobile devices. Use an Internet browser to find familysearch.org. Android devices can download the app through the Google Play store.

Fold3 Library Edition, associated with Ancestry and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), provides military and select other documents for the serious researcher. Available here for desktops and mobile devices. iOS devices can download the app through the Apple App Store.

FreedomFlix is a World History database presented by Scholastic. The database offers lesson modules on numerous history topics. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

G – J

Gale Group Databases contain comprehensive informational resources including the Chilton Auto Repair Library, Gale LegalForms, and Miss Humblebee’s Academy for children. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Gale LegalForms (Scroll to Gale Legal Forms Link) contains free commonly used legal forms for use by the public. These forms include wills, power of attorneys, and leases. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

hoopla Movies and Audiobooks offers thousands of e-books, e-audiobooks, comic books, TV shows, and movies free with your library card. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices. Android and iOS devices can download the apps through the Google Play and Apple App Stores, respectively.

ImageQuest Britannica provides a searchable database of quality royalty- and copyright-free images and clipart available for almost any use. Further, the database allows the user to save and organize images. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

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Kanopy film streaming offers a variety of different movies and documentaries free with the Rosenberg Library card. Patrons can view eight titles per month. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices. Android and iOS devices can download the apps through the Google Play and Apple App Stores, respectively.

LinkedIn Learning – Lynda offers dozens of online full classes some with certification. Topics include marketing, customer service, web pages, programs, animation, and others.

Miss Humblebee’s Academy provides interactive educational activities for children ages 3 – 6 along with science and craft projects. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Morningstar Investment Research is a comprehensive database for education and research into stocks and financial markets. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices. Android and iOS devices can download the apps through the Google Play and Apple App Stores, respectively.

MUZZY Club from the BBC; provides interactive language instruction for children. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

NewsBank is a vast selection of new and newer content from television news transcripts to articles from numerous newspapers and print sources. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Newspaper Archives has “2.12+ billion pages” from historic newspapers throughout the world vital for historic and genealogical research. The Texas newspapers cover approximately 225 communities from 1813 to 2019 with many of the newspapers no longer in print. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

New York Times provides digital access to the award winning New York Times. Readers can catch up on the latest political, entertainment, and society news free with their Rosenberg Library card. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

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Overdrive – Libby has thousands of popular e-book and e-audiobook titles. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices. Android and iOS devices can download the apps through the Google Play and Apple App Stores, respectively. Now contains the RBdigital Magazine Collection.

Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) contains the U.S. white pages, business directories, and job directories. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

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Scholastic Go! is a comprehensive learning database for school age children from trusted publisher Grolier Online – Scholastic. Includes videos, lesson plans, maps, and other resources. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

ScienceFlix is a comprehensive learning database for school age children from trusted publisher Grolier Online – Scholastic. Includes videos, lesson plans, maps, and other resources. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

TeachingBooks.net (TexShare) presents award winning childrens’ authors and their books. For each book, TeachingBooks.net provides modules with learning activities. Android and iOS devices can download the apps through the Google Play and Apple App Stores, respectively.

Testing & Education Reference Center has instruction and practice tests for everything from the GED test to the TOEFL exam. Additionally, there is help for adults for basic writing and math along with basic career assistance. The database has a library of helpful reference books on a variety of adult testing and career assistance topics. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Transparent Language Online (Online language courses – create an account using your library card number as your "User Name") offers over 100 languages to learn anywhere. Instruction is included for those who need English as a second language (ESL) lessons. For each language, the lessons include all facets of learning a new language including reading, writing, and speaking. Android and iOS devices can download the apps through the Google Play and Apple App Stores, respectively.

TumbleBook Library offers a variety of online genres for kids including puzzles and games some in Spanish and French. Kindle, Android, and iOS devices can download the apps through Amazon, the Google Play and Apple App Stores, respectively.

Value Line Financial Investments provides up-to-date market and stock research materials and information. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.

Westlaw (Limited to 3 users at one time.) is continually updated with legal case information including Vernon’s; Texas and federal statutes; case law; forms and general legal information. Accessible here for desktops and mobile devices.