Full text of over 400,000 research papers published by the APS from 1893 to the present. Available only in branches.

The world’s largest online collection of family records and resources, with a learning center to help you get started and put your research together.  Now available outside of our branches due to the coronavirus crisis.

Wiring diagrams, diagnostic codes, and maintenance tables for thousands of cars and trucks.

Get a fascinating glimpse of the Civil War era with the complete runs of eight regional newspapers covering 1840-1865.

Independent evaluations of local service firms and stores, such as auto repair shops, plumbers, dentists, banks, and insurance companies.  Available only in branches.

Practice driving tests and manuals for driver’s licenses, motorcycle licenses, and CDL licenses in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and Washington DC.

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Assistance for job seekers navigating the new economy. Innovative and accessible, this service helps users improve their chances of finding sustainable employment.

Accessible information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

Discover where your American past begins with this comprehensive collection of genealogical sources, including U.S. census records.

Legal, business, and personal forms, including many specific to Virginia residents.

Full-text and index to thousands of poems, stories, essays, speeches, plays, and other individual artworks.

Online learning to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Over 4,000 classes to choose from. Below are some of the most popular areas of study.

Daily articles from the Chicago Tribune (1985 – present), Los Angeles Times 1985 – present), New York Times (1980 – present), New York Times Book Review (1997 – present), New York Times Magazine (1997 – present), The Wall Street Journal (1984 – present), and the Washington Post (1987 – present) as well as the complete historical run of the Washington Post  from 1877-2002.

Reading recommendations in fiction and nonfiction for all ages, and a great source for author and series information.

Over 2 million job and internship postings plus data on millions of U.S. companies and households for business and consumer research.

An award-winning interactive online language-learning system. The multi-faceted system allows patrons to learn new languages at their own pace, with downloadable lessons, games and much more.

Now you never have to leave your computer.  With immediate access to thousands of the newest and most popular IT books, you can find the information you need when you need it.

Prepare for your future. SAT practice tests to college selection to certification test study guides, TERC will help you achieve your potential.

An online educational service providing a diverse offering of intellectually stimulating courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.

Online access to leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities, guides, and more.

Federal and state legal research materials, including case law, statutes, court rules, administrative codes, forms, law reviews and journals. Available only in branches(Select your branch: Ashburn, Brambleton, Cascades, Gum Spring, Law Library, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, Rust, Sterling)