Cumberland County Public Library

Databases

Updated 9/30/2020 – Please be patient as we update this page with new links to some of these materials.

Databases provided by Cumberland Co. Public Library:


ancestry.com

We are pleased to announce that the library now has full access to Ancestry.com’s Library Edition! Ancestry Library Edition is a research tool offering the most comprehensive, international genealogical information available online, with more than 5 billion names in thousands of collections.
This service is only available within the library, by clicking the picture above.


Chilton LibraryAll your car repair needs in one, simple-to-use source!
ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.


Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep (formerly the Testing & Education Resource Center) has e-books and practice tests for most of your testing needs. Tests include: ASVAB, SAT, PSAT, MCAT, LSAT, CDL, Citizenship, and Real Estate. The database also has a career assessment center and a user-friendly resume building tool. In addition to all that, use TERC to research colleges and find scholarships. This database has it all!




Databases & Resources provided through the Library of Virginia:

RBDigital is free software for patrons to download e-audiobooks and ebooks directly to their iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, or Nook devices. Resources can also be downloaded onto a patron’s computer in order to transfer them to mobile devices. Patrons must create an account using their own library card from a subscribed library before downloading.

A complete list of ebook and e-audio titles currently available through the Library of Virginia can be accessed by clicking on this link:

RBDigital Titles 04302020 

If you need assistance in accessing or using these materials, please call the library at (804) 492-5807 during business hours.


Reference and research resource from EBSCO. Click the image to get started.


Read It!™ was created for anyone who has a good foundation in English grammar and reading skills. It is a place to find reading material about many subjects. Articles are short, and written to support your reading skills as you learn about topics in English that you need for school and everyday life.



Early World of Learning! Early World of LearningEarly World of Learning, World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts. With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities. Twelve stories are available in both Spanish and English, and the worksheets also offer written instructions in Spanish. Classic songs, nursery rhymes, and fairy tales complete the program, and are often included in the lesson plan for each story.


 


Gale Legal Forms Database

Gale LegalForms offers a wide selection of essential state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms that may be customized for the most common legal procedures. These forms are used by attorneys and law firms and include real estate contracts, wills, premarital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant, and many others. Many forms are ideal for supporting legal tasks relevant to business owners, such as filing for copyrights, patents and trademarks, articles of incorporation, licenses, and more.

Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen’s language.


Gale’s Career Transitions retired on September 30th and we are now providing access to Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep. It provides users access to the same core career tools, but includes new features for improved usability.   These features include:

  • Personalize career assessments focused on a user’s interests, values, personality, and workplace preferences
  • Comprehensive career information including videos, articles, best practices, and downloadable worksheets
  • Job searching capabilities via integration with Indeed.com that matches listing based on a user’s assessment results
  • Resume editing software powered by VisualCV Resume Creator that provides 5,000 resume templates and cover letter samples

NoveList Plus Can’t decide what to read next? Need a recommendation for a child, student or family member? Use Novelist to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!


 

 


 


Virginia Education Wizard
Let the Wizard help you choose a career, get the information you need to pursue your career, find the college that is right for you, pay for college, transfer from a community college to a university, and get answers to your questions about your future.

 


Senior Navigator
Key resources to help Seniors in all aspects of life, from living independently, to finding health care, to transportation needs.

 


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CommonHelp is a web-based app that will allow Virginians to:

  • Screen for eligibility for social services benefits & services
  • Apply for these benefits & services (including renewals)
  • Check the status of their benefits
  • Report changes to their status
  • Access help 24/7

DayByDay Family Literacy Calendar
Each day, this family literacy website suggests a new fun activity to help develop pre-reading skills in young children. It also provides parenting information and resources.

 

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.