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Access databases for learning and researching through Pasco Libraries.

Unsure about your computer skills? We have lots of resources for learning the basics, focusing on useful skills to help stay in touch, get jobs, use the internet safely, and more.

A great resource for getting started learning how to do useful tasks online, including job searching, communicating, and more.

GCF LearnFree

Includes tutorials for basic computer skills as well as mobile devices, social meda, and photo editing.

Handbook of Social Media Marketing

Do you have a small business? Are you looking to start one? Find out about ways to use social media to promote your business with this e-book.

All Databases

HeritageQuest: For genealogical research.*PLEASE NOTE: Heritage Quest has planned System Maintenance on April 1st starting at 5 p.m. ET, for a duration of 8 hours.

A to Z Databases: Business resource - Search for industry and company information, conduct a job search, and locate people.

Business Economy and Theory: Business and economics articles that were published in academic journals, newspapers, and magazines.

Career Transitions: Job search resource: resume & cover writing help, practice interviewing skills, and search for a new job.

Demographics Now Library Edition: Search by zip code, statistical area, county, or state and create reports and maps.

General Business File ASAP: Search for articles and information from thousands of international business and trade publications.

General Reference Center Gold: Articles from academic and trade journals, etc. on general interest topics.

Handbook of Social Media Marketing 2013: Resource on how and why to use social media for business.

O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles: Career exploration resource which includes job descriptions and requirements.

Occupational Outlook Handbook: U. S. Department of Labor resource on occupations, trends, job descriptions and pay ranges.

Small Business Resource Center: Covers all aspects of starting and owning a small business. You'll find recent articles and business plans.

SizeUp Local Business Intelligence: Includes demographic, market information, advertising and competitive intelligence information.

Thomas Net: US Companies and Products: Find suppliers, distributors, and businesses for your business needs. Also, a great job hunt resource.

Vocations and Careers Collection: Articles on careers that are useful for job searching, keeping your skills up-to-date or planning career changes.

ABCMouse - Early Learning Academy: Fun, colorful educational games and learning activities for kids ages 2-6.

Academic OneFile: A comprehensive database of academic articles. Research reputable, authoritative articles. Get comfortable using technology: learn the basic skills you need to make technology work for you.

DK Find Out!: Fun and educational facts and information for young, curious minds.

Educator's Reference Complete: A wealth of academic articles about education, child development, and psychology.

ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences: A database of all things education maintained by the US Department of Education.

Expanded Academic ASAP: Your first stop for academic research: cross-discipline, comprehensive content.

Fine Arts and Music Collection: A rich selection of arts-related material including music, film, architecture, dance, and more.

GCF LearnFree: Crucial career and life skills: technology, math and reading, English as a second language, etc.

Learning Express Library: Learn and practice skills by "center", include a college center, adult learning, career, and recursos en español.

Litfinder: A variety primary literature content including a variety of locations and time periods.

Peterson's Master the GED® Test 2014: Test-prep strategies and review materal for the high school equivalency diploma test.

ProCitizen: Citizen preparation course to help prepare you to be come a U.S. citizen.

Pronunciator: Learn any of 80 languages using guided formats, fun extras like videos and movies, postcards, and much more.

Tech Boomers: Tutorials on social media tools, familiar websites, and computer basics.

Clase and Periódica: Un indice de revistas academicas en las ciencias y humanidades de latinoamerica.

Informe Academico: Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

MEDLine Plus en Español: Encuentre articulos e informacion acerca de temas de salud comunes. Incluye informacion de enfermedades y medicinas.

ProCitizen in Español: Curso de preparación de los ciudadanos para ayudarle a prepararse para convertirse en un ciudadano de los Estados Unidos.

Pronunciator in Español: Aprender cualquiera de los 80 idiomas que utilizan formatos guiadas, divertidos extras como vídeos y películas, postales y mucho más.

Agriculture Collection: Includes broad coverage of agriculture, the food industry, and horticulture from journals and magazines.

Auto Repair Reference Center: Get practical information about repairs and parts. Search by vehicle.

Books and Authors: Find your next book! Browse by genres, awards, characters, and time period.

CAMIO: The "Catalog of Art Museum Images Online" documents works of arts from prominent museums around the world.

Computer Database: Information on hardware, software, engineering, and more from magazines, trade journals, etc.

Culinary Arts Collection: Search major cooking and nutrition magazines and journals- recipes, restaurant reviews, industry information, etc.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection: Find information about environmental issues and policy from reputable magazines and academic journals.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: A collection of reference eBooks for on a variety of subjects: art, business, history, sciences, etc.

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture: A fertile and growing collection, find content relating to both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies.

General OneFile: Find full-text articles from over 14,000 periodicals on a wide range of topics- great for current events and general information.

Home Improvement Collection: Useful and practical information about construction, remodeling, gardening, and all kinds of home improvement topics.

Psychology Collection: A comprehensive overview of the study of the mind, emotions, and behaviors. Great for students and researchers.

Religion & Philosophy Collection: Research religions and philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.

Robert's Rules of Order: A general set of rules for organizing societies (groups, parliaments, organizations, etc.) and their meetings.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center: Find manuals for all kinds of small engines: from tractors to generators to boats.

Flipster TEST PHASE: Popular Magazines that can be downloaded

Health and Wellness Resource Center: Need to research a disease, medicine, or other medical topic? Start here for trustworthy information.

Health Reference Center Academic: Access full text nursing, allied health, and personal health articles from reputable academic sources.

MEDLine Plus: Brought to you by the US National Library of Medicine, easy to understand information about common health topics.

MEDLine Plus en Español: Encuentre articulos e informacion acerca de temas de salud comunes. Incluye informacion de enfermedades y medicinas.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection: A wealth of information for nursing & health professionals- great for academic and professional research.

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government: A clear, informative e-book about the inner workings of the federal government.

The Congressional Record: The official record of the proceedings and debates of the US Congress- published daily when Congress is in session.

Crime and Punishment in America: A reference ebook covering many aspects of the American criminal justice system.

Criminal Justice Collection: Hundreds of full-text journals, great for academic research- law enforcement, forensics, policy development, and more.

Federal Register: The official daily publication of presidential documents and rules and notices from Federal agencies.

FedStats: Get official federal statistics from over 100 agencies. Maintained by the US government.

Florida Courts: Connect with supreme, circuit, county, and district courts in Florida- find information about services as well as publications and statistics.

Florida Government Information: is the official portal of the state of Florida- information for visitors, residents, and businesses.

Municipal Codes for American Cities and Counties: A repository of codes from all states and counties- search by location.

Nolo Law for All: A variety of information on common legal issues. Offers a number of books & forms for purchase.

Pasco County Clerk of the Circuit Court: Get information about legal and financial processes in Pasco County- passports, property sales, marriage licenses, etc.

ProCitizen: Citizen preparation course to help prepare you to be come a U.S. citizen.

Sixth Judicial Court of Florida - Pasco/Pinellas: Get information and answer questions about local courts- civil, criminal and family courts.

Family Law: Get Family Law Forms from the Florida Courts website.

Flipster: Free digital magazine service for our patrons providing access to popular magazines.

Florida Newspaper: Florida-specific articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals.

Popular Magazines: Full text articles from the most searched magazines (note: Images not included).

American Revolution Reference Library: Full text articles from the most searched magazines (note: Images not included).

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras: Comprehensive guide to art and cultural history for students and life-long learners.

Civil War Sources in U.S. History Online: Digital archive which includes firsthand accounts and photographs.

Encyclopedia of African American Culture & History: African-American experience from 1619-present.

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Broad overview of costume traditions from diverse cultures.

Florida on Florida: Florida materials from archives and libraries throughout the state.

Florida Photographic Collection: This photo collection is part the Florida Memory Project, and contains a variety of historical and contemporary images.

Military and Intelligence: Military Affairs from past to present.

U.S. History Collection: Coverage of US history which includes scholarly works and articles.

War and Terrorism Collection: Periodicals and documents covering war, security, weapons, strategy, and more.

World Factbook: This resource from the CIA contains comprehensive information on countries and organizations.

World History Collection: Reliable academic information covering topics from ancient to modern times.

ABCMouse - Early Learning Academy: is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities. For children 2-6+.

DK Find Out!: Fun and educational facts and information for young, curious minds.

Kids InfoBits: Kid -friendly database that has informative and easy to access content.

Student Edition: Database geared for teens and their research needs.

TumbleBooks: A collection of animated books for kids to view & read along online! No downloads required.

A to Z Databases

ABCMouse - Early Learning Academy

Academic OneFile

Agriculture Collection

American Revolution Reference Library

Auto Repair Reference Center

Books and Authors

Business Economy and Theory


Career Transitions

Civil War Sources in U.S. History Online

Computer Database

The Congressional Record

Criminal Justice Collection

Culinary Arts Collection

Demographics Now Library Edition

Educator's Reference Complete

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences

Expanded Academic ASAP

Fashion, Costume, and Culture

Federal Register


Fine Arts and Music Collection


Florida Government Information

Florida Newspaper

Florida on Florida

Florida Memory Project

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture

GCF LearnFree

General Business File ASAP

General OneFile

General Reference Center Gold

Handbook of Social Media Marketing 2013

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health Reference Center Academic


Home Improvement Collection

Informe Academico

Kids InfoBits

Learning Express Library


MEDLine Plus

MEDLine Plus en Español

Military and Intelligence

Municipal Codes for American Cities and Counties

Nolo Law for All

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Occupational Outlook Handbook

O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles

Peterson's Master the GED® Test 2014

Popular Magazines


ProCitizen in Español


Pronunciator in Español

Psychology Collection

Quotations Search

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Robert's Rules of Order

SizeUp Local Business Intelligence

Small Business Resource Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Student Edition

Tech Boomers

Thomas Net: US Companies and Products

U.S. History Collection

Vocations and Careers Collection

War and Terrorism Collection

World Factbook

World History Collection