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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.



Tutorials on familiar websites, computer basics, movie apps, & social media tools.

GCF LearnFree

GCF LearnFree

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

Handbook of Social Media Marketing

Handbook of Social Media Marketing

Ways to use social media to promote your business.

Learn how to do useful tasks online, including job searching, communicating, and more.

All Databases

HeritageQuest: For genealogical research.

AtoZdatabases: Business resource - Search for industry and company information, conduct a job search, and locate people.

Business Collection Search for articles and information from thousands of international business and trade publications.

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 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.

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

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

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.

Digital Literacy: The destination for digital literacy resources and collaboration for individuals and businesses alike.

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.

Florida DMV Practice Tests: Free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving practice tests, in partnership with

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

hoopla Borrow and download digital media such as movies, music, TV shows, ebooks, & audiobooks.

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

Learning Express Career and college preparation, GED Center, School Admissions Testing Adult core skills, and much more. Online video tutorials to help anyone learn business, technology, creative, & software skills for professional or personal achievement.

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.

AtoZdatabases en Español: Recurso empresarial - Busque información de la industria y de la empresa, realice una búsqueda de empleo y localice a las personas.

Clase y Periódica: Un índice de revistas académicas en las ciencias y humanidades de Latinoamérica.

Informe Académico: Una colección de revistas hispánicas en texto completo. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, actualidades y otras materias.

Learning Express Recursos Para Hispanohablantes, y GED® en Español.

MedlinePlus en Español: Encuentre artículos e información acerca de temas de salud comunes. Incluye información sobre enfermedades y medicinas.

ProCitizen en Español: Curso de preparación para el examen de ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos.

Pronunciator en Español: Aprender cualquier de 80 idiomas, utilizando lecciones guiadas y elementos divertidos como vídeos, películas, tarjetas postales y mucho más.

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

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.

Quotations Search: The 120,000 most authoratative quotations on the web, with 50,000 other short selections.

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.

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 artículos e información acerca de temas de salud comunes. Incluye información sobre enfermedades y medicinas.

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

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

Ballotpedia: A one-stop resource to find a wide variety of campaign and political information at the local level, and a weekly newsletter with political news & updates.

Can I Vote?: Find information about U.S. elections in all 50 states, such as deadlines & guidelines, and polling locations & the identification needed for it.

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

Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD): A nonpartisan corporation sponsoring/organizing debates for presidential candidates; histories back to 1858.

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.

C-SPAN Video Library: Historical content includes debates, speeches, rallies, and more - just about everything that has ever aired on C-SPAN - updated daily.

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

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 Free Legal Answers: Gives low-income Floridians a way to get their legal questions answered by a licensed attorney free of charge.

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

League of Women Voters: A nonpartisan political organization, with its national office in Washington, DC, and local and state Leagues in all 50 states, DC, & USVI.

League of Women Voters Florida: Helping Florida voters, with news, issues, events, and a helpful page

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

OpenSecrets: From nonpartisan group Center for Responsive Politics, search campaign finance data, lobbying, interest groups and political action committees (PACs).

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

Political Ad Archive: Started in 2016 by founders of the Internet Archive, browse and view TV advertisements by specific candidates, with resources for fact-checking.

Politwoops: Deleted tweets, once published, by local, national, and presidential candidates.

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

RealClearPolitics: A daily roundup of poll results from multiple polling sources, including opinions, news, analysis, video and poll commentaries.

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

Sunlight Foundation: Making government & politics more accountable & transparent, to enable citizens with more complete,equitable & effective democratic participation.

U.S. Election Assistance Commission Helpful voter information, and access to surveys & studies on U.S. elections along with the National Voter Registration Act.

VoteSmart: A one-stop resource providing factual and unbiased information on elections, candidates, and elected officials both locally and nationally.

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 Classroom Collection: Help for educators, and showcase of collaborative projects between State Library and Archives of Florida & Florida schools.

Florida Photographic Collection: This photo collection is part of 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.


AtoZdatabases en Español

ABCMouse - Early Learning Academy

Academic OneFile

Agriculture Collection

American Revolution Reference Library

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras


Books and Authors

Business Collection

Business Economy and Theory


Can I Vote?

Career Transitions

Checks and Balances: The Three Branches of the American Government

Civil War Sources in U.S. History Online

Clase y Periódica

Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD)

Computer Database

The Congressional Record

Crime and Punishment in America

Criminal Justice Collection

C-SPAN Video Library

Culinary Arts Collection

Demographics Now Library Edition

Digital Literacy

DK Find Out!

Educator's Reference Complete

Encyclopedia of African American Culture & History

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

ERIC: Institute of Education Sciences

Expanded Academic ASAP

Family Law

Fashion, Costume, and Culture

Federal Register


Fine Arts and Music Collection


Florida Courts

Florida DMV Practice Tests

Florida Free Legal Answers

Florida Government Information

Florida Newspaper

Florida Classroom

Florida Photographic Collection

Freegal Music

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture

GCF LearnFree

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

League of Women Voters

League of Women Voters Florida

Learning Express


MEDLine Plus

MEDLine Plus en Español

Military and Intelligence

Nolo Law for All

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles

Occupational Outlook Handbook


Pasco County Clerk of the Circuit Court

Peterson's Master the GED® Test 2014

Political Ad Archive


Popular Magazines


ProCitizen en Español


Pronunciator en Español

Psychology Collection

Quotations Search


Religion & Philosophy Collection

Robert's Rules of Order

Sixth Judicial Court of Florida - Pasco/Pinellas

SizeUp Local Business Intelligence

Small Business Resource Center

Student Edition

Sunlight Foundation

Tech Boomers

Thomas Net: US Companies and Products


U.S. Election Assistance Commission

U.S. History Collection

Vocations and Careers Collection


War and Terrorism Collection

World Factbook

World History Collection