Did you know that the Cabell County Public Library provides access to thousands of magazines, poems, newspaper articles and other information sources through its online databases?

And in some cases, you don't even have to come to the library to have access. If you have a home computer and a library card, you can log on using your card number or passwords provided by the library.

For questions or to obtain the passwords, please contact the reference department at 304/528-5700. Remember, you must have a library card in order to obtain the database passwords.

Ebsco Remote Access
Ebsco Host
This source allows access to thousands of periodicals, journals, newspapers and other information sources, including pictures and images. Information modules include general information, business sources, and health sources. There is a module designed for children called Searchasaurus. NoveList is also available, but it is only accessible at the downtown library. EbscoHost is provided statewide through the West Virginia Library Commission.
Ebsco In-Library Access
Ebsco Remote Access Thomson-Gale
Thomson Gale™ (www.gale.com), a business of The Thomson Corporation, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, the company offers us access to 10 health-related resources.
Ebsco In-Library Access
Grolier -- For Adults Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia ™  is a quick reference rich with multimedia and news for researchers plus activities for teachers and librarians to use with students. You can search by word or browse by subject – search results include multimedia and links to prescreened, constantly monitored Web sites.Grolier Online is provided statewide through the West Virginia Library Commission.

Grolier -- For Kids


Heritage Quest -- Remote Access

Heritage Quest Online provides a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. Beginning or professional genealogists can now use this powerful online library, with original page images for all documents, from the convenience of their home or at the library. Indexes and original page images mean no additional trips, inter-library loan requests or work by researchers or staff..

Heritage Quest -- In-Library Access

Digital Sanborn Maps -- Remote Access

Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970, provides access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. In electronic form, Sanborn Maps take on much improved value over the microfilm versions of the same maps, allowing for greater flexibility of use and improved viewing possibilities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and layer maps from different years.

Digital Sanborn Maps -- In-Library Access
Learning Express Remote Access
Learning Express Library is a collection of practice tests for everything from grade school proficiency exams to civil service, military and college entrance exams. Citizenship, cosmetology and law enforcement exams also are available. Overall, nearly 100 tests! Practice online and get immediate feedback about your performance. Learning Express is provided statewide through the West Virginia Library Commission.
Learning Express In-Library Access
big chalk eLibrary Remote Access

big chalk eLibrary
This collection of information includes hundreds of newspapers (including The Charleston Gazette), magazine, books, and reference sources. It is unique in that it also includes pictures, maps and radio & TV transcripts, such as NPR Weekend Edition. Great for research and school projects.
big chalk eLibrary in-Library Access
Reference USA Remote Access

Reference USA
includes business, residential and medical contact information. Locate a phone number or compare data about a certain type of business. Useful for locating a doctor or dentist. Specialized information includes a listing of "nearby" names and addresses for home or business. Contact information for businesses is also provided. The information covers not only Huntington and West Virginia, but also the entire country.


Reference USA in-Library Access
Newsbank Remote Access
Newsbank offers complete full-text content of local and regional news from the Herald Dispatch, including obituaries. Paid advertisements are excluded. This includes articles from 1999 to the present time. In addition to the Herald Dispatch, Newsbank offers special news reports with full-text articles from major newspapers about "hot topics" such as elections, terrorism, the environment, and the war in Iraq. (User name and password: ra-19083).
Newsbank in-Library Access
Facts on File Remote Access
Facts on File. Current articles and news related to Issues and Controversies are up-to date and objective and examine both sides of issues. Additional information can include statistics, pictures, charts, and maps. Today's Science offers articles about science that are written for students. Other features include biographies of scientists and images. Both Issues & Controversies and Today's Science have special sections for teachers. User name: cabellco, password: facts.

Facts on File In-Library Access
Facts on File Remote Access
Teen Health and Wellness. Real Life, Real Answers, the inaugural database from Rosen Publishing Online, provides students with comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more. User name: cabell, password: 25701.

Facts on File In-Library Access


Looking for the health-oriented Medline Plus database? It and other wonderful electronic resources can be found on Your Online Toolbelt.


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455 9th Street Plaza, Huntington, WV 25701
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