Research Databases

Featured Research Tools


Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers.

Small Business Reference Center

Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.

Rocket Languages

Learn a language on your own terms and in your own time. Features 13 languages including French, German, Korean, and even Sign Language!

Consumer Reports

Smart buyers have been using Consumer Reports to choose major purchases for decades. Now find ratings and reviews of electronics, appliances, and even cars online.


Search for book reviews, create reading lists, and discover your next favorite author using the read-alike lists.

MyHeritage – Library Edition

A great resource to find your family story, past and present, and treasure it for generations to come.

Heritage Quest Online

Use this genealogical database to search census records, family and local histories, vital records, military records, and PERSI (Periodical Source Index)