The Delaware Collections
(formerly the Delaware Heritage Collection)
Documents, artwork, maps, newspapers, slides, photos, audio/video and other important items documenting Delaware’s rich history and culture can now be explored online!
The Delaware Digital Newspaper Project (DDNP)
The Delaware Digital Newspaper Project (DDNP) is a grant-funded program the University of Delaware has used to microfilm over 195,000 pages of Delaware‘s historical newspapers, such as “The Evening Journal”. These digitized newspapers are permanent, freely-accessible documents through the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America database.
Resources to assist your search for family records. Includes census, birth, marriage, death, church, military, immigration and other records.
The UDLib/SEARCH program provides home access to online magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias to Delaware’s K-12 students, parents, and teachers (including homeschooled students). Please contact your local school or public librarian for more information.
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
LibGuides (Subject Guides)
Delaware Division of Libraries authoritative guides with websites, information and resources on a wide assortment of topics.
Full text for more than 2,000 magazines & general reference publications. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also includes reference books and biographical articles, more than 100,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flag.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
Northstar Digital Literacy
NEW! Provides digital literacy assessments for patrons seeking to improve their digital literacy skills by learning and reviewing basic computer skills, software, and how to use technology in daily life. Learn More! | Make an Appointment | download Northstar Information Sheet
PubMed® is a free resource provided to Delaware Libraries’ patrons in partnership with Delaware Health & Social Services (DHSS) Library. PubMed (nih.gov) – Comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Data Axle Reference Solutions (Formerly: ReferenceUSA)
Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, much more! (For access scroll to the bottom of the Terms & Conditions & click the checkbox to accept, then click on continue, enter your 14-digit public library barcode and click Log On.) Please note: If unable to access Reference Solutions remotely using Google Chrome™, please try using a different internet browser. The most recent version of Chrome has been known to cause access issues.
Teen Resource Center
Specifically for teens! TRC covers health, finance, personal growth and other important issues, with authoritative coverage, that face teens today. Includes links to support groups and hotlines as well as a searchable database of frequently asked questions with helpful real-world answers. Just login with your Delaware Library Card!
*All Delaware databases are brought to you by the State of Delaware, Division of Libraries in partnership with your local library.