Cumberland County Public Library

Databases

Updated 06/28/2022 – 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.


Databases & Resources provided through the Library of Virginia:

A user-friendly research tool that supports both student research and classroom instruction with age-appropriate content for middle and high school learners with an easy-to-use interface and great accessibility tools, including translation and text to sound.

 


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.

 


A comprehensive collection of full-text general interest articles from periodicals, newspapers, and books. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research project.

 


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.


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 WizardLet 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 NavigatorKey resources to help Seniors in all aspects of life, from living independently, to finding health care, to transportation needs.

 


image_preview (1)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 CalendarEach 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.