Delaware Libraries

eMedia

 

Read newspapers, journals, electronic books, and more without leaving your computer. Access the library catalog’s wealth of print and electronic resources using the links below.

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NEW! Northstar Digital Literacy
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



Flipster
Read digital copies of magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using your library card! Choose from many popular titles for adults, teens, and kids with no holds and no limits. Need help?

hoopla
hoopla is a digital media service offered by Delaware Public Libraries that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! hoopla. Need help?

OverDrive
Download thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos. Install the Libby App! A fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library. Also enjoy OverDrive for Kids!


We would like to thank these vendors for free access for the public. These services are temporary, so enjoy them while available.

ABCmouse.com: With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–7+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Please note: you must be using Delaware Libraries Wifi, currently available in Delaware Libraries parking lots.

Audible is offering free books for children, teens, and a little over two dozen classics.

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.

Genealogy
Resources to assist your search for family records. Includes census, ​birth, marriage, death, church, military, immigration and other records​.

Homework Help
(via UDLib/SEARCH)
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.

Learning Express
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.

MasterFile Premier
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
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
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.

Beanstack
Participate in our reading programs, earn incentives, and discover great books! A fun way to track your reading!

NoveList
Contains book reviews and book lists for all ages: children, teens and adults. Locate books to read by describing a plot or find similar titles and authors for books already enjoyed. Users can also search a series name to get a list of titles in the series.

Unleash Inner Genius
Geniuses keep journals…we’re ALL geniuses we just need to get organized! Find here tips, tools, and techniques to track and build upon your curiosity, learning, and ideas. Whatever your interest, whatever your talent, the library supports it.

Just for…


  • Library Events for Children & Families
  • Kids.gov is the official Kids Portal for the U.S. Government. This site links to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids. The site is organized into three audiences: Grades k-5, Grades 6-8 and Educators.
  • HowStuffWorks is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. Founded by North Carolina State University Professor Marshall Brain in 1998, the site has since grown to be an award-winning online resource for millions of people of all ages.
  • WebMath is composed of many math “fill-in-forms” into which you can type the math problem you’re working on. Linked to these forms is a powerful set of math-solvers, that can instantly analyze your problem, and when possible, provide you with a step-by-step solution, instantly! It “shows the work” too!
  • KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolecence. Created by The Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, the award-winning KidsHealth provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use. KidsHealth has been on the Web since 1995 and has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents – each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone.
  • ABCmouse.com: With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–7+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Please note: you must be using Delaware Libraries Wifi, currently available in Delaware Libraries parking lots.
  • Audible is offering free books for children, teens, and a little over two dozen classics.

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!

Library Events for Teens– Visit the Delaware Libraries calendar of events!

Homework Help (via UDLib/SEARCH)
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 Ask a Librarian for more information.

Learning Express
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

  • Elementary, Middle, and High School skills improvement courses in math, writing, reading, vocabulary, spelling, and grammarAcademic test prep for AP exams, PSAT, SAT, ACT, MAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, COOP, SSAT, TOEFL, CLEP, and more
  • Career Information and Guidelines to explore career choices including education requirements, median salary, and general description of duties
  • Career test prep for PRAXIS, TEAS, NET, NCLEX (PN & RN), EMT, CDL, and more
  • Job Search Assistance from samples and tips on writing a resume and cover letter, to tips on interviewing and answering difficult questions
  • GED Exam and U.S. Citizenship Exam
  • Computer tutorials on popular software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Photoshop

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!

WebMath
is composed of many math “fill-in-forms” into which you can type the math problem you’re working on. Linked to these forms is a powerful set of math-solvers, that can instantly analyze your problem, and when possible, provide you with a step-by-step solution, instantly! It “shows the work” too!

World History Sources
is a project of the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, this website describes online primary-source archives, evaluates resources, and provides classroom suggestions. You can browse by time period or try the advanced search.

Citation Styles Online! Get help with APA, MLA, Turabian (or Chicago), and other citation styles.

The Owl at Purdue is another helpful resource, such as for MLA style citation explanations.

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.

Genealogy
Resources to assist your search for family records. Includes census, ​birth, marriage, death, church, military, immigration and other records​.

Flipster
Read digital copies of magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using your library card! Choose from many popular titles for adults, teens, and kids with no holds and no limits. Need help?

hoopla
hoopla is a digital media service offered by Delaware Public Libraries that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! hoopla. Need help?

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

OverDrive
Download thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos. Install the Libby App! A fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library.

HowStuffWorks is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. Founded by North Carolina State University Professor Marshall Brain in 1998, the site has since grown to be an award-winning online resource for millions of people of all ages.

Learning Express
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

  • Elementary, Middle, and High School skills improvement courses in math, writing, reading, vocabulary, spelling, and grammarAcademic test prep for AP exams, PSAT, SAT, ACT, MAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, COOP, SSAT, TOEFL, CLEP, and more
  • Career Information and Guidelines to explore career choices including education requirements, median salary, and general description of duties
  • Career test prep for PRAXIS, TEAS, NET, NCLEX (PN & RN), EMT, CDL, and more
  • Job Search Assistance from samples and tips on writing a resume and cover letter, to tips on interviewing and answering difficult questions
  • GED Exam and U.S. Citizenship Exam
  • Computer tutorials on popular software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Adobe Photoshop

World History Sources
is a project of the Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, this website describes online primary-source archives, evaluates resources, and provides classroom suggestions. You can browse by time period or try the advanced search.

Citation Styles Online! Get help with APA, MLA, Turabian (or Chicago), and other citation styles.

The Owl at Purdue is another helpful resource, such as for MLA style citation explanations.

Delaware.gov for facts, community and current information, places to visit, employment with the State, licenses and park passes, taxes, traffic ticket /motor vehicle info and lists of all State Agencies, State Codes, voter and legislative information, and business / corporation services including licensing and trade info.

The Delaware State Courts Citizen Help is a legal information and self-help website provided by the Delaware Judiciary.