All of the databases you need for reports and research are right here. Should you need help getting connected or navigating your search, call or stop by any branch of Lincoln County Public Libraries for assistance.


Automate provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts, and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry (In Library Use Only) is an online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Answers await everyone- you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

Book Flix

Book Flix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. Reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Consumer Reports

Works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. We use our rigorous research, consumer insights, journalism, and policy expertise to inform purchase decisions, improve the products and services that businesses deliver, and drive regulatory and fair competitive practices.


EBSCOhost Remote is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide.

EBSCOhost Mobile

EBSCOhost Mobileis the platform which allows you to access all of the valuable research materials and articles from the EBSCOhost databases using your smartphone. This can be used on iPhone or Android systems and does not require you to download an app.


EBSCOhost TOPICSearch is geared for Teachers and student researchers, They can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.


eSequels Remote allows patrons to find the newest title by your favorite author, lists the most popular series,indexes characters, locations, and subjects. eSequels also lists book series in the correct reading sequence so you can begin at the beginning rather than the end.

West Virginia Library Commission Statewide Databases

Explora Educator’s Edition focuses on the needs of teachers and librarians by offering professional development resources, lesson plans, research guides, and curriculum standards. Teacher Reference Center is a complementary database available on this interface.

eWV Encyclopedia

eWVEncyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State of West Virginia. e-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia’s people and places, history, arts, sciences, and culture.

Foundation Center

Foundation Center provides information about 10,000 foundation profiles at your fingertips, including foundation and public charity programs that have funded individual grant-seekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs. Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is updated on a weekly basis.

Foundation Directory

Foundation Directory Foundation Directory Online (FDO) delivers funding prospects. By combining exhaustive data with intuitive search functionality and informative data visualizations, FDO delivers the information you need to reach your fundraising goals quickly and efficiently.

Foundation Maps

Foundation Mapsis the Foundation Center’s premier data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact.

Gale Courses

(Remote) Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.

Information and Referral

Users can search for specific social services by agency name, type of service provided, or by the area covered. Use this database to link people with needs to the appropriate resources to meet their needs.

Job & Career Accelerator

Remote Gives job seekers the most comprehensive collection of job search and career exploration tools anywhere — all in one place and always available online. It includes resume and letter builders with targeted samples and tips, millions of job and internship postings, interviewing advice and a personal dashboard to track users’ work.

Knowledge City

(Remote) KnowledgeCity offers over 12,000 online video tutorials in Business Skills, Computer Software, Safety, Compliance, as well as a collection of Finance Courses.

Learning Express

(Remote) Is an eLearning solution that provides support to students and professionals for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep and more.

Mango Languages

(Remote) Offers help with languages from Spanish to Swahili, English to Icelandic, and Shakespeare to Pirate. Inspire your curiosity with access to 70 world language courses and mobile apps that allow you to learn whenever, wherever your busy life takes you.

Magill’s Literary Annuals

(Remote) Offer readers incisive reviews of the major literature published during the previous calendar year. The Magill’s Literary Annual series critically evaluates 150 major examples of serious literature, both fiction and nonfiction, published in English, from writers in the United States and around the world.


(Remote) Provides complete reports for approximately 2,000 funds and 1,000 stocks. Quicktake Reports, which include portfolio, risk, performance, and management information, are available for approximately 13,000 funds and 8,000 stocks.

My Heritage

(Remote) Provide access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.

Newsbank, Herald Dispatch

(Remote) Online offers access to local news and information, available at all times in the library as well as remotely. Search, browse, print and email articles from the full-text editions of your local news source, the Huntington Herald Dispatch, going back to 1999.

Newsbank, Logan Banner

(Remote) Online offers access to local news and information, available at all times in the library as well as remotely. Search, browse, print and email articles from the full-text editions of your local news source, the Logan Banner, going back to 2006.

Newsbank USA

(Remote) Offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from news sources nationwide in a single, fully searchable online database. It includes the electronic editions of more than 3,000 U.S. news sources with more than 79% of these sources not available in any other library database.

Newsbank, World

(Remote) Is a comprehensive resource that includes a variety of news publications worldwide. These sources include major national and international newspapers, as well as local and regional titles as well as newswires, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, transcripts and more

Novelist K-8

Is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Novelist Plus

(Remote) Is the premier online database for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. This comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Points of View

(Remote) Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help users assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Publication Finder Interface

Is a comprehensive knowledge base providing links and coverage information from hundreds of thousands of unique titles within databases and e-journals.

Reference USA

(Remote) Is the leading source for business and residential data in the United States. ReferenceUSA helps users of all kinds search for jobs, research U.S. businesses, create marketing and small business-plans, locate specific people, and more.

Salem Online

(Remote) Provides a wide range of informed, accessible, rich, and original content for High School, University, Community College, and Public Libraries.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

(Remote) Allow users to trace the physical growth of many cities in West Virginia. Each community has several of these maps which provide invaluable information for genealogists and local historians.

Value Line

(Remote) provides accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets, and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence.

World Book

Offers a range of databases with unique, educational content and features for users of every age, ability, and interest. This comes with all the articles from The World Book Encyclopedia, a wealth of multimedia, and features to help with each step of the research process along with supplemental tools, such as language translation, a citation builder, and text to speech.

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