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 Libraries for assistance.

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 Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

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

EBSCOhost Discovery Center

EBSCOhost Discovery Center brings together the most comprehensive collection of content and supports integrated searching of content from full-text databases, citation databases, and local content collections such as library catalogs and other locally managed digital collections sources into a unified pre-indexed search platform.

EBSCOhost Mobile

EBSCOhost Mobile is 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.

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.

Explora Educator's Edition

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.

Explora MasterFILE

ExploraMasterFILE offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

Explora Middle and High School

ExploraMiddle and High School allows students and educators to search the database for EBSCO’s middle and high school resources. Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Government, Current Issues, Geography, Health, History, or Science & Math. Aimed at students and educators K-12.

Explora Primary Search

ExploraPrimary Search allows students and educators to search the database for EBSCO’s middle and high school resources. Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Government, Current Issues, Geography, Health, History, or Science & Math. Aimed at students and educators K-12.

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.


GreenFILE is a free research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.

Health Source-Consumer Edition

Health Source-Consumer Edition is a rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source – Nursing/Academic Edition is a trusted full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

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

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.

Learning Express

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

Legal Information Reference Center

Is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.

Magill’s Literary Annuals

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.

Mango Languages

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.

Newsbank, Herald Dispatch

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Salem Online

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

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

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

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. (Username/PW – 4west/virginia)

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