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.
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 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?
Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and Kid favorites. You can stream on any of your favorite devices; via mobile/tablet apps for iPhone and Android, on your Desktop, and SmartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick. Get started with your Delaware Library card at delaware.kanopy.com. Learn more at delawarelibraries.org/kanopy
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. Make an Appointment | download Northstar Information Sheet PDF | Northstar’s Website
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.
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.