Internet Resources

Literati Public
Literati Public
Online full-text e-Reference books and resources. This service is provided in part by the Library of Virginia and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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OneClick Digital
Downloadable audiobooks - Provided in part by the Library of Virginia.
OverDrive Enjoy e-books and audiobooks

RB Digital

Online e-magazines provided in part by the Library of Virginia.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry® Library Edition, powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. Available only in the City Libraries. No remote access available.
Universal Class Over 500 free online continuing education courses from your library
Universal Class
  • Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses
  • Certificates documenting course completion
  • Wide range of subjects from personal finance to yoga 101
  • Live instructors
Gale Online Resources
Gale Research Databases
  • Agriculture Collection
  • Business Economics and Theory
  • Communications and Mass Media Collection
  • Computer Database
  • Criminal Justice Collection
  • Culinary Arts Collection
  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection
  • General OneFile

  • General Reference Center Gold
  • Health Reference Center Academic
  • Home Improvement Collection
  • Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
  • InfoTrac General Science
  • InfoTrac GLBT Life and Issues
  • Junior Edition
  • Kids InfoBits
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection
  • Psychology Collection
  • Student Edition
Databases provided in part by the Library of Virginia
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Access to the Roanoke Times from 1990 to present.
Foundation Center
Updated weekly, Foundation Center provides comprehensive and accurate information on U.S. grant-makers and their funding activities. Access is only Available in the Main Library.
Duolingo is a free resource for language learning for children ages 10 and up as well as adults.