General Research

 Remote users will need their valid Culpeper County Library card number.

 Use the Gale databases app, "Access My Library" on your smart phone.  Available in the Apple App Store and in the Google Play Store.

Go Beyond Google...

Search for magazine and newspaper articles, product reviews and reference books...

Homework Help...

Literati Public & Homework Help

Search more reference books...  Get online tutoring with Homework Help.

eLibrary

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Search a wide variety of eContent, topics and resources...    

Research in Context

Browse research topics... 

 

Links to our local newspapers...

 

 

 

 

The Culpeper Star-Exponent (print and microfilm available).  The Library subscribes to the print edition.  Copies are held for about three months until they are microfilmed. 

Microfilm holdings:  

  • Culpeper Star Exponent:  the present dating back to April 2, 1953.  It was during 1953 that two local newspapers, the Culpeper Exponent and the Virginia Star, merged to form the Culpeper Star-Exponent.
  • Culpeper Exponent:  April 1881 to March 1953, with two exceptions.  Microfilm for the years 1938 and 1948 are currently unavailable.
  • Virginia Star:  June 1919 to March 1953.

The Library does not subscribe to the online edition.  However, you may follow the above link to view the non-subscriber's online edition.  Access is provided on limited basis.

 

The Culpeper Times (print and microfilm available).  The Library subscribes to the print edition.  Copies are held for about three months until they are microfilmed.  

Microfilm holdings:

  • Culpeper Times:  the present dating back to January 4, 2007.

The Library does not subscribe to the online edition.  However, you may follow the above link to view the non-subscriber's online edition.  Access is provided on a limited basis.

Free Classes!  Users will need to create their own accounts on these...

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Testing & Education Reference Center

A start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life.

 

Pronunciator

Learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator.

Free apps available for iOS and Android on iTunes and Google Play

Arts & Literature...   Click here to view more...

Fine Arts & Music Collection

Drama, music, art history, and filmmaking...

 

 

Literature Criticism Online 

Indexes Contemporary Literature Criticism,   a resource covering authors who are currently active or who died after December 31, 1959...                                              

p4A Antiques Reference

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Find prices for your antiques or collectibles!  Even the IRS and Christie's in New York subscribe!

 

Automotive

ChiltonLibrary.com

Save time and money with DIY auto repairs!

   

Business...    Click here to view more...

AtoZdatabases

AtoZdatabases is a reference and marketing database featuring more than just addresses and telephone numbers for businesses and U.S. households.   

Free app available for iOS on iTunes

Business Insights:  Essentials

Company and industry information, articles, and statistical data..

Small Business Collection

Content includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories...

Careers & Vocations...

Vocations & Careers Collections

Aids users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career...

Culture, Entertainment & Travel...

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries...

Pop Culture Collection

Provides access to magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture...

 

Health, Medicine & Wellness...    Click here to view more...

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information...

 

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Provides content covering all aspects of the nursing profession...

 

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection

 Covers the fields of fitness and sports...

 

History, Biography & Government...     Click here to view more..

Biography in Context

Covers a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers...

U.S. History Collection

Provides information useful to the novice historian as well as the advanced academic researchers...

World History Collection

Offers balanced coverage of events in world history...

Home & Garden...

Culinary Arts Collection

Includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information...

Home Improvement Collection 

 Covers topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and more...

Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection

 Focuses on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies...

Legal...   See the Public Law Library webpage for more...

 

Gale LegalForms

 

 

Create authorized, customized legal forms with Gale LegalForms!

WestlawNext 

In-Library use only

WestlawNext is a legal research database.  Our subscription covers Federal and Virginia law...

LexisNexis

In-Library use only

News, business, public records and legal information from more than 60,000 sources...

Local History & Genealogy...   See the Local History & Genealogy webpage for more...

Ancestry.com

In-Library Use Only

 

    

 

A genealogy database, providing access to U.S. and U.K......                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

Heritage Quest Online  

A collection of six data sets of American genealogical sources, including unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids...                                                                                                  

 

 

Fold3

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Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides access to U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Content is from the Revolutionary War forward...

 


Philosophy, Psychology & Religion...      Click here to view more...

Gender Studies Collection

Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society...                                                                                                                                                        

Psychology Collection

Covers the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind...

 

 

Religion & Philisophy Collection

Covers a wide range of philosophies and religions...  

 

 

Science & Technology...    Click here to view more...

Agriculture Collection

Agricultural subjects included in the collection range from animal feeds to zoonotic diseases...           

 

Computer Databases

Includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology...

General Science Collection

Key subjects covered include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology...