All of the databases can be accessed from within any library by using designated computers that have dedicated access to the databases. Most of the databases can also be accessed remotely via any Internet connected computer, such as those in your home or office.

You must have a valid Osceola Library card to remotely access the databases. You will be prompted to enter your 13-digit library card number or your 12-digit eCard number upon accessing each database.

*Denotes databases that cannot be accessed from home.

Fine Arts and Music Collection Full-text magazines and journals provide research for topics of drama, music, art history, and film-making
Culinary Arts Collection Contains thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews and industry information


Automotive & Business
Business, Economics and Theory Collection Provides articles focused on topics in economics
Communications & Mass Media eCollection Articles on all aspects of the communications field
Demographics Now Provides entrepreneurs, business owners and students valuable data on the community Free DMV permit practice tests.
Small Business Resource Center Covers all major areas of starting, operating and maintaining a business


Books & Literature
Books & Authors The fiction and nonfiction reader’s go-to site for everything: book suggestions from experts, titles, biographies, reviews and more
WorldCat Search for titles in libraries near you
LitFinder Literature database with many full-text works


eBooks, Audiobooks, and Streaming Media
ComicsPlus Read digital comics from top indie publishers.
OverDrive Download ebooks or audiobooks to enjoy on your computer or mobile device.
hoopla Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!
ODILO ¡Traiga la biblioteca a su casa con ODILO! Su fuente en línea para libros electrónicos, libros de audio y mucho más.


Education, Languages, and Career
Career Transitions Online career guidance center for job-search process Video learning library for leading software topics including Photoshop, 3D animation, Web Design, and more!
Educator’s Reference Complete Articles that cover multiple levels of education, from preschool to college, and every educational specialty
Mango Languages Learn a Language
Universal Class Online continuing education courses
Testing & Education Reference Center with Career Module Test preparation guides, career profiles, scholarship and school information with resume builder


Encyclopedias, Reference Resources & Law
Gale Virtual Reference Library Searchable collection of online reference books
Criminal Justice Collection Full text resources


Genealogy & History
America’s News & Magazines and America’s Obituaries Features the Orlando Sentinel and national Obituary search.
*Ancestry Library Edition Search your Ancestry. *Cannot access from home.
Civil War Sources in US History Online
Florida on Florida A catalog of digital materials related to Florida
HeritageQuest Online A great variety of genealogy resources are available here, books, articles, and census records are just the beginning.


Health & Wellness
Health and Wellness Resource Center Instant access to carefully compiled medical resources for consumers
Health Reference Center – Academic Full text sources and images of medical journals
Nursing and Allied Health Collection Full-text and images of nursing and allied health resources
Psychology Collection Full text resources on the study of psychology


Agriculture Collection A collection of more than 400 titles focused on Agriculture and its related fields
Garden, Landscape, & Horticulture Collection Contains articles on gardening, landscaping, and Horticulture
Home Improvement Collection More than 180 home-improvement focused titles
Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection Includes full collection of Fodor’s Travel Guides.


Kids & Young Adults
Junior Edition Magazines, newspaper articles, and current events for middle school students
Research in Context Covers history, social studies, science, and more with multimedia content, reference books, and primary sources
Kids InfoBits Research database for Elementary school students featuring reference books and magazine articles, user friendly for beginning researchers
Student Edition  Magazines, newspaper articles, and current events for high school students
TumbleBooks Library A variety of interactive books for children in English, French, and Spanish


Newspapers, Magazines & Journals
RBdigital Magazines Full-color digital magazines
Academic OneFile Peer-reviewed, full text articles from leading journal and reference sources
Expanded Academic ASAP Balanced coverage of every academic discipline, all readily searchable
Computer Database Access current periodicals on computers, telecommunications and electronics industries
General Reference Center Gold General interest articles from 1980 onward
General OneFile Academic periodicals, general interest magazines, newspapers, and law journals
Orlando Sentinel Access articles the local region dating back to 1985.
Popular Magazines 1000 of the most popular magazines available from InfoTrac
America’s News & Magazines Features archives of major news sources like the Miami Herald and the USA Today.
New York Times Up-to-date news and lifestyle coverage, plus a “TimeMachine” featuring historical content


Spanish Language
Academico Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos


Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Compete listing of IRS tax forms to review and download