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Learning tools, magazine articles, research databases and more.

Featured Resource of the Month: World Book Online 

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World Book Online's suite of digital publications offers unique content and features for all ages and interests using the same expert information found in the beloved "World Book Encyclopedia." Explore the library's seven World Book Online sections:

- Early World of Learning
- World Book Kids
World Book Online Info Finder
World Book Online Reference Center
- World Book Timelines
Dramatic Learning
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos





Access Video on Demand

Ancestry Library Edition (Only available at the library.)

Article First (Only available at the library.)










Early World of Learning (part of World Book Online)

EBSCOhost eBook Collection

ECO (Electronic Collections Online) (Only available at the library.)

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (parte de World Book Online)

ERIC (Only available at the library.)

Expanded Academic ASAP




FirstSearch (Only available at the library.)

Flipster​ (If asked to enter "Patron Number," use your library card barcode.)

FloridaCat (Only available at the library.)

Florida Digital Newspaper Library

Florida Electronic Library

Florida Memory

Florida Small Business Development Center Network

Freegal Music - Download music--up to 5 songs per week--using your library card number and PIN.
















Mango Languages

MEDLINE (Only available at the library.)


MedlinePlus en español

Mergent First Research - if prompted, username = sarasota, password = mergent

Mergent InvestorEdge - at a library computer or outside the library

Morningstar Investment Research Center - at a library computer or outside the library



New England Historic Genealogical Society - Available only at Selby Library and Venice Library; ask staff for log-in assistance.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList Plus






PapersFirst (Only available at the library.)

Philanthropy News Digest

Popular Magazines

Proceedings (Only available at the library.)









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