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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 (, then click on the database of your choice. You may be prompted to enter your library card number and will then be allowed access.

Business and Legal
  • 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!
  • Legal Forms
    • Officially approved forms actually used at a typical law firm and very different from those documents found in "form books" -- generic, do-it-yourself. Completed sample forms are also included.
Personal Interests
  • Ancestry for Libraries
    • (For in-library use only)
  • Auto Repair Reference Center
    • Contains automotive repair information on domestic and imported vehicles from 1954 to the present. Factory drawings, technical service bulletins, wiring diagrams, recalls, and maintenance schedules are included.
  • 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.
Research & Resources
Student and Career Resources
  • DMV Practice Tests
    • 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.
  • Testing & Education Center
    • Provides access to practice tests such as the ACT, ASVAB, CLEP, GED, TOEFL, SAT, GRE, and GMAT. FCAT practice tests are also available to prepare students for the FCAT tests which they must take to progress through school.