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LIBRARY RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE 24/7 through databases provided by the Charlotte County Library System. To access the databases from any computer, click on Online Resources from the Charlotte County library homepage (http://www.charlottecountyfl.com/library/), then click on the database of your choice. You may be prompted to enter your library card number and will then be allowed access.

Personal Interests
  • Ancestry for Libraries
    • (For in-library use only)
  • Generations Online
    • Generations Online is dedicated to enhancing communication among generations by promoting Internet access and literacy to elders.
  • Heritage Quest
    • provides libraries with a collection of research materials tracing family history. The Genealogy & Local History Collection contains over 25,000 digitized family and local history books, every word searchable. The page images and corresponding indexes for the entire Federal Census, 1790-1930 are included.
  • MyHeritage
    • The MyHeritage Library Edition features over 8 billion primary historical records from the United States, Europe, and other regions, with coverage starting from the 16th century.
  • Rosetta Stone
    • Rosetta Stone Inc. provides cutting-edge interactive technology that is changing the way the world learns. The company’s proprietary language-learning techniques are acclaimed for their power to unlock the natural language-learning ability in everyone. (Requires a microphone for use, microphones are not available on library computers)
  • Zinio Digital Magazines
    • Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment.
 
Research & Resources
  • Ask a Librarian?
    • Chat with, text or email a librarian.
  • Ask the Reference Desk
    • Obtain reference information through our e-mail reference service.
  • AtoZdatabases
    • Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
  • Charlotte County History Collections
    • Search the Charlotte County History Collection online - pictures and documents from Charlotte County History.
  • Consumer Reports
    • Make better purchasing decisions using product reviews, ratings, news and comparisons from Consumer Reports magazine.
  • Florida Electronic Library
    • The Florida Electronic Library (FEL) is a gateway to: electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias and books, and the Ask a Librarian reference service.
  • Library Catalog
    • Search for library materials.
  • Reference Links
    • Additional links to reference information.
Student and Career Resources
  • DMV Practice Tests
    • Driving-Tests.org is a website for learners who want to practice their skills before taking the real DMV permit test.
  • Florida Electronic Library
    • The Florida Electronic Library (FEL) is a gateway to: electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias and books, and the Ask a Librarian reference service.
  • InfoTrac
    • A variety of Educational and Research materials.