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Arts, Crafts and Hobbies

Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts
Find information from major cooking and nutrition magazines, including thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews and industry information.
Fine Arts and Music
Fine Arts and Music
Search for resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history and filmmaking.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas designed to meet the interests of virtually every hobby-enthusiast! Subject areas include arts and crafts, collecting, games and electronics, model building, home and leisure, needlework, outdoors and nature, and scrapbooking and paper craft.

Automotive and Small Engine Repair

Auto Repair Reference Center
Auto Repair Reference Center
Written specifically for the do–it–yourselfer, find automobile repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles including some makes and models dating back as far as 1945. Also included are technical service bulletins, wiring diagrams and labor time estimates.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Access service manuals for small engines, including all–terrain vehicles, boats, lawn mowers, motorcycles and much more.

Books and Literature

Axis 360
Axis 360
Check out books anytime, anywhere! Find fiction and nonfiction e-books for children, teens and adults. Check one out today!

Books and Authors
Books and Authors
Explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics. Combining more than 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors and thousands of read-alike, award-winner and librarian's favorites’ lists, this resource helps bring readers and literature together.
Freading
Freading
Download e-books from a collection of more than 20,000 titles.

¡Informe!
¡Informe!
Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. This bilingual database is a collection of images and full-text articles from popular Hispanic magazines, which includes a thesaurus and title annotations in both English and Spanish.

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Information Science and Library Issues
Information Science and Library Issues
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about information science and library issues.

International Children's Digital Library
International Children’s Digital Library
Search thousands of books in 41 languages which represent outstanding historical and contemporary works from throughout the world.

Literature Criticism
Literature Criticism Online
Find scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals in a format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
Literature Criticism Online, Something about the Author Online
Literature Criticism Online, Something about the Author Online
Cross-search several literature archive resources, including Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Literature Criticism Online and Something About the Author Online.
LitFinder
LitFinder
International in scope, this database covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including thousands of full-text poems, poem citations and excerpts, full-text short stories, essays, speeches, and plays. Also included are biographies, work summaries, photographs and a glossary.
Literature for Children
Literature for Children: Archival Collection
Discover this collection of treasures of children’s literature published largely in the United States and Great Britain from before 1850 to beyond 1950. At the core of this collection are books from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature, housed in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies at the University of Florida.
Literature Resources
Literature Resources from Gale
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major literature databases to find full texts of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.
Next Reads
Next Reads
Sign up for Next Read newsletters and have recommended reads come directly to your email. This resource has options for a wide variety of reading genres and will provide quick access to the library catalog right from your email inbox.

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novelist
NoveList Plus
Find your next great book to read as well as lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, book-talks, recommended reads and more in this complete readers' resource.
Open Library
Open Library
The world’s classic literature is at your fingertips! Download e-books from a collection of more than one million titles.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg
Download e-books from a collection of more than 40,000 titles.

RB Digital
RB Digital Audiobooks and E-Books (formerly OneClickdigital)
Downloadable audiobooks and e-books are here! Access thousands of best-selling audiobooks and e-books.

Something about the Author
Something about the Author Online
Examine the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.

tumblebooks
Tumblebooks
Search this collection of animated, talking picture books that children can read or have read to them.

Business and Investments

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
Find 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business and executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals and much more. This resource is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities and finding friends and relatives.
Business Economics and Theory
Business Economics and Theory
Perfect for business classes, this collection provides academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics.

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DemographicsNow
DemographicsNow Library Edition
Research comprehensive up-to-date resources on demographics and extensive market level information.


General Business File ASAP
General Business File ASAP
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends, as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full-text and images available.
Small Business
Small Business
Search current, full-text articles from professional journals about small business.

Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure
Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure
Find current, full-text articles from professional journals about tourism, hospitality and leisure.

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Value Line
Value Line Publishing, Inc.
In-Library Use | Home Use
Obtain the most accurate and independently created research information available about industry, the stock market and the economy, and learn how to use that information effectively to help meet personal financial objectives.

Career

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
Find 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business and executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals and much more. This resource is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities and finding friends and relatives.
Career Transitions
Career Transitions
Help is here for the job-search process from beginning to end. Find all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career.
Occupational Outlook
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Discover the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions for hundreds of jobs. In addition, find job search tips, links to information about the job market in each state and much more.
Professional Collection
Professional Collection
Search a collection of educational journals picked for their relevance in the modern world for today’s professional.

Vocation, Careers and Technical Education
Vocation, Careers and Technical Education
Find current, full-text articles from professional journals about vocation and careers.

Digital Media

Axis 360
Axis 360
Check out books anytime, anywhere! Find fiction and nonfiction e-books for children, teens and adults. Check one out today!

Freading
Freading
Download e-books from a collection of more than 20,000 titles.

Open Library
Open Library
The world’s classic literature is at your fingertips! Download e-books from a collection of more than one million titles.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg
Download e-books from a collection of more than 40,000 titles.

RB Digital
RB Digital Audiobooks and E-Books (formerly OneClickdigital)
Downloadable audiobooks and e-books are here! Access thousands of best-selling audiobooks and e-books.

RB Digital
RB Digital Magazines (formerly Zinio)
Access your favorite magazines electronically! Read, interact with and explore a selection of more than 100 magazines.

E-Books

Axis 360
Axis 360
Check out books anytime, anywhere! Find fiction and nonfiction e-books for children, teens and adults. Check one out today!

Freading
Freading
Download e-books from a collection of more than 20,000 titles.

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Open Library
Open Library
The world’s classic literature is at your fingertips! Download e-books from a collection of more than one million titles.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg
Download e-books from a collection of more than 40,000 titles.

RB Digital
RB Digital Audiobooks and E-Books (formerly OneClickdigital)
Downloadable audiobooks and e-books are here! Access thousands of best-selling audiobooks and e-books.

Education and Test Preparation

Education

Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile
Search peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Career Transitions
Career Transitions
Help is here for the job-search process from beginning to end. Find all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career.
Educator's Reference Complete
Educator’s Reference Complete
Find full-text academic journals and reports, as well as many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology and best practices in education.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP
Access scholarly journals, news magazines and newspapers, many with full text and images.

Find a College
Find a College
Find a college and learn interesting facts about it.

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Florida Department of Education
Florida Department of Education Resources for Students
Find information about schools, graduation requirements, career planning, universities, community colleges, distance learning and more.

Florida Virtual School
Florida Virtual School
Take online classes and learn from students from all over the state of Florida.


Occupational Outlook
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Discover the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions for hundreds of jobs. In addition, find job search tips, links to information about the job market in each state and much more.
Professional Collection
Professional Collection
Search a collection of educational journals picked for their relevance in the modern world for today’s professional.

Vocation, Careers and Technical Education
Vocation, Careers and Technical Education
Find current, full-text articles from professional journals about vocation and careers.

Test Preparation

Florida Students
Florida Students
Prepare for Florida standardized tests with the help of this site.
Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library
Learning Express's new platform offers comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series is designed to help individuals succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations and an individualized analysis of your results are provided.

Florida

Florida Building Code
Florida Building Code
Find Florida Building Code, perform a license search, follow the latest revisions and more! Written for contractors, builders and the general public and provided by the State of Florida Department of Community Affairs in conjunction with Information Systems of Florida, Inc.

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Florida Database
Florida Database
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about Florida.


Florida on Florida
Florida on Florida
Explore this comprehensive digital collection of Florida’s history, culture and environment.

Florida Memory Project
Florida Memory Project
Find original documents, photographs and other materials from the collection of the State Archives of Florida.

Historic Marion County Digital Collection
Historic Marion County Digital Collection
The entire collection, pulled from the Marion County Public Library System’s collection of historic photographs, postcards and prints, includes more than 1,000 items relating to Marion County and Florida dating from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th century. The collection is growing all the time, as library staff continues to make new images available. Please check back to see what’s new!
Ocala Star Banner
Ocala Star Banner
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of The Ocala Star Banner. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

Genealogy


America's Obituaries and Death Notices
America's Obituaries and Death Notices
Easily search a collection of over 40 million recent records from hundreds of U.S. newspapers. Updated daily, it incorporates over 75 million records from the Social Security Death Index (1937-present) organized by state.

heritageQuest
Heritage Quest
In-Library Use | Home Use
Research your family history by using the complete U.S.Federal Census Records from 1790-1930. Search PERSI, an index with more than two million genealogy and local history articles, plus more. This resource includes Freedman’s Bank and Revolutionary War records.
Historic Marion County Digital Collection
Historic Marion County Digital Collection
The entire collection, pulled from the Marion County Public Library System’s collection of historic photographs, postcards and prints, includes more than 1,000 items relating to Marion County and Florida dating from the late 19th century to the middle of the 20th century. The collection is growing all the time, as library staff continues to make new images available. Please check back to see what’s new!
Ocala Star Banner
Ocala Star Banner
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of The Ocala Star Banner. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

General Research

Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile
Search peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
Find 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business and executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals and much more. This resource is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities and finding friends and relatives.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP
Access scholarly journals, news magazines and newspapers, many with full text and images.

Florida Electronic Library
Florida Electronic Library
Access electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias and books for information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology and health issues. Find information for all age groups, including homework help for students and resources for teachers.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Find a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

General OneFile
General OneFile
Find millions of news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: Business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology and many general interest topics.
General Reference Center Gold
General Reference Center Gold
Search a variety of newspapers, reference books, magazines and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies and much more.
¡Informe!
¡Informe!
Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. This bilingual database is a collection of images and full–text articles from popular Hispanic magazines, which includes a thesaurus and title annotations in both English and Spanish.
Legal Information Reference Center
Legal Information Reference Center
In-Library Use | Home Use
Search more than 12,800 state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and much more.

MasterFile
MasterFILE Premier
Search more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, this resource contains full text for nearly 1,000 reference books and more than 107,000 primary source documents, as well as an image collection of more than 592,000 photos, maps and flags.
Ocala Star Banner
Ocala Star Banner
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of The Ocala Star Banner. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

Popular Magazines
Popular Magazines
Search the most popular magazines, including Consumer Reports, Vogue, Men’s Health and hundreds more.

Power Search
Power Search
Search many of the Library’s research databases simultaneously.

Health, Medicine and Science

Agriculture
Agriculture
Access current and authoritative content that spans the agriculture industry, from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.

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Beacham's Guide
Beacham’s Guide to the Endangered Species of North America
Find extensive data on the habitats and ecosystems of species identified as endangered or threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Arranged taxonomically, entries include introductory information with an image of the species, a summary section detailing information on each species, a concluding summary of recovery efforts and a bibliography of contacts for further information.
Biology
Biology
Find biological concepts and search critical issues in biology. Also, find information on careers in biology, color illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, timelines, charts and a glossary.

Encyclopedia of Cancer
Encyclopedia of Cancer
Find a comprehensive survey of cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures.

Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
Find clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are comprehensive and easy to understand.

Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies
Find professional journals on current, full-text articles on environmental studies and policy.
Garden, Landscape and Horticulture
Garden, Landscape and Horticulture
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles on gardening, landscape and horticulture.

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General Science
General Science
Find professional journals with current, full–text articles.

GreenFile
GreenFile
Search scholarly and general interest titles, and government documents and reports, on the unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Access carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials from hundreds of health/medical journals, pamphlets and health-related videos. Material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
Health Reference Center Academic
Health Reference Center Academic
Access nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. Material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
Merck Manual Consumer Version
Merck Manual Consumer Version
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language.
Merck Manual Professional Version
Merck Manual Professional Version
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written for healthcare professionals.
Nursing and Allied Health
Nursing and Allied Health Find information about aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration.

Psychology
Psychology
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about psychology.


History, Geography and Biography

Communication and Mass Media
Communication and Mass Media
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles on communication and mass media.

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Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about criminal justice.

Diversity Studies
Diversity Studies
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about diversity studies.



Florida Database
Florida Database
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about Florida.

Florida on Florida
Florida on Florida
Explore this comprehensive digital collection of Florida’s history, culture and environment.

Florida Memory Project
Florida Memory Project
Find original documents, photographs and other materials from the collection of the State Archives of Florida.

Gender Studies
Gender Studies
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about gender studies.

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Heritage Quest
Heritage Quest
In-Library Use | Home Use
Research your family history by using the complete U.S.Federal Census Records from 1790-1930. Search PERSI, an index with more than two million genealogy and local history articles, plus more. This resource includes Freedman’s Bank and Revolutionary War records.
Military and Intelligence
Military and Intelligence
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about military and intelligence.

Popular Culture
Popular Culture
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles about pop culture.



Religion
Religion and Philosophy
Why do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.
Sources in U.S. History
Sources in U.S. History: The Civil War
Search through documents of the Civil War, including personal narratives, monographs, regimental histories, collected essays, sermons, songs, legal tracts and political speeches.

U.S. History
U.S. History
Find current, full-text articles from professional journals about U.S. history.

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War and Terrorism
War and Terrorism
Find full-text articles from professional journals about war and terrorism.

World History
World History
Find current, full-text articles from professional journals about world history.

Home Improvement

Home Improvement
Home Improvement Reference Center
Research do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance and remodeling projects. Find step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating, as well as articles from magazines and reference books with tips and suggestions.
Garden, Landscape and Horticulture
Garden, Landscape and Horticulture
Find professional journals with current, full-text articles on gardening, landscaping and horticulture.

Languages

Pronunciator
Pronunciator
Learn a new language! Find 80 languages with courses in audio and video. Practice with virtual conversations and check your progress with quizzes that test the full spectrum of language acquisition: Vocabulary, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, spelling writing and punctuation.

Procitizen
Procitizen
Prepare for citizenship with access to 100 videos and interactive drills and quizzes.

Legal

Legal Information Reference Center
Legal Information Reference Center
In-Library Use | Home Use
Search more than 12,800 state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and much more.

Magazines

Popular Magazines
Popular Magazines
Search the most popular magazines, including Consumer Reports, Vogue, Men’s Health, and hundreds more.

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RB Digital
RB Digital Magazines (formerly Zinio)
Access your favorite magazines electronically! Read, interact with and explore a selection of more than 100 magazines.

News


Ocala Star Banner
Ocala Star Banner
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of The Ocala Star Banner. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

Telephone Directories

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists
Find 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business and executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals and much more. This resource is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities and finding friends and relatives.

Youth Materials

Elementary School

ABCMouse
ABCmouse.com (In-library use only)
ABCmouse.com helps children learn to read through phonics and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music and much more. For children ages 2 to 7.
Kids InfoBits
Kids Infobits
For beginning researchers in kindergarten through grade 5, this database features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface. The curriculum-related, age-appropriate, full-text content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines, covering geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and much more.
Tumblebooks
Tumblebooks
Search this collection of animated, talking, picture books that children can read or have read to them.

Middle School

Middle School Reference Collection
Middle School Reference Collection
Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies and more, this collection provides a selection of reference, primary sources and multimedia content, including audio and video clips, and thousands of photographs.

High School

High School Periodical and Reference Database
High School Periodical and Reference Database
Designed for high-school students, find access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

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