Information at your fingertips

Wanting to know more about your ancestors? There’s a database for that!

The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (JMRL) offers a variety of online databases that provide access to eBooks, newspaper and magazine articles, and a wide range of other reference sources.

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All of these databases are available in the library and most can be accessed from the comforts of your home 24/7. These services are provided by the library, all you need is a library card!

Below is a list of online database topics currently available:

Arts and Science & Technology
Provides full-text periodicals covering an extensive range of subject areas including business, health, education, fitness, sports and leisure, personal finance, and more.

Provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, and more in one easy-to-use website.

A database of reading recommendations for all ages and reading levels. Browse by genre to find new and popular biographies and memoirs.

Business Info
A variety of databases offered for career transitions, legal forms, investment tools, and stock and bond guides.

Encyclopedias and General Info
A variety of databases offering full-text periodicals, adapted reading material for teens and adults, newspaper and magazine articles, and online courses.

Two databases offering the Directory of Virginia Foundations and Foundation Directory Online.

Health & Medicine
A database covering diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, and biology, as well as recent developments in medicine.Genealogy
Databases include Ancestry Library Edition, Ancestry for Virginians, and HeritageQuest.

Kids & Teens
A variety of databases geared towards history, culture, lifestyle, health, science, sports, arts, and government education for primary, middle, and high school aged children.

Online language-learning systems. Includes lessons, games and more.

Literature & Books
Databases providing eBook collections and book recommendations.

Magazines & Newspapers
Access full-text periodicals from a number of databases, including archived editions.

Social Sciences
Databases providing information about history, culture, government and much more.

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