Online Resources


Databases

CONSUMER REPORTSConsumer Reports is the largest, most trusted independent product testing organization in the world. We accept no advertising, pay for all the products we test, and, as a not for profit organization, we have no shareholders.
CREATIVEBUGCreativebug offers a world of arts, crafts and recipes at your fingertips. Videos, downloadable PDFs and more for 1000's of topics. New material added daily. Maryville Library card needed!
DRIVING-TESTDriving-Test.org-VIN Decoder offers a free database to help you find out info on any car. In the market for a used car? Simply type in the VIN number and find out the specs, what real users say about it and any recalls.
LEGAL INFORMATION REFERENCE CENTERProviding exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.
NEWSBANK: AMERICA'S NEWSThrough partnerships with leading publishers worldwide, NewsBank provides Web-based access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local, state, regional, national and international news sources. Including, but not limited to, Edwardsville Intelligencer, Alton Telegraph, St. Louis Post Dispatch and many more!
NOVELISTNoveList features Articles, BookTalks, Book Discussion Guides, Author Read-alikes, Readers' Advisory training content and a variety of other reader and staff materials for adults and children.
SMALL BUISNESS REFERENCESmall Business Reference Center is an online resource filled with state-specific information on opening and maintaining a small business. From start-up kits and plans to industry info by small business type to Harvard Business School Seminars, this is a great database for entrepreneurs.
WORLDCAT DISCOVERYWorldCat Discovery, formerly FirstSearch, provides seamless electronic access to dozens of databases and more than 10 million full-text and full-image articles.
UDEMYUdemy offers thousands of educational courses for you to enjoy. Want to learn how to 3D model? Want to learn how to use Word? Want to learn how to play guitar? All of these and much more are offered here.

Udemy is also available through the Google Play store and Apple's App store.

Digital Lending (Ebook, Magazines & Audio Books)

CLOUD LIBRARYCloud Library allows you to browse and check out popular titles from your library. You can browse the shelves that your library set up by category or you can use the filter button to filter by genre. Easily transfer e-books to your e-reader. Cloud Library User Guide
CLOUD LIBRARY NEWSSTANDCloud Library NewsStand has access to thousands of magazines and newspapers from around the world. Expand your horizons from the comfort of your couch! **You can access the newsstand from the link provided or you can download the app. You will need to create a new account for Newsstand. Reading the magazines does not count against your CloudLibrary checkouts.
HOOPLAHoopla is an online digital collection of movies, TV shows, eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eComics available 24/7 with your Maryville Library Card. With the ability to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone or even on your smart TV, the possibilities are virtually endless.
**In order to use, you must create an account, by clicking on "Get Started Today" **
Hoopla User Guides
TUMBLEBOOKSThe TumbleBook Library is a collection of free interactive animated talking storybooks for children. Children can chose to read the text or have the stories read to them. Stories are available in English, Spanish, French, and Chinese.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library EditionEvery family has a story, find yours through the Ancestry Library Edition database. **please note that this database is only accessible in the library. This cannot be accessed from home.
FOLD3 (Military Records)FOLD3, powered by Ancestry, is an online database with thousands of military records, dating back to the Revolutionary War. Also contains records from Canada, Britain, New Zealand and Australia.
Heritage HubHeritageHub provides access to hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States. This one-of-a-kind collection helps family historians uncover new family members and understand family relationships on a deeper level than ever before.
HeritageQuest OnlineHeritageQuest Online resources is a comprehensive treasure —rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Reading Resources

FANTASTIC FICTIONFantastic Fiction is a great site for learning about a book or its series.
GOODREADSGoodreads offers a streamlined book search by subject, author, title and more. Create a free account to create your own booklists and reviews, plus enter giveaways and more.
NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWSNew York Times offers a free online listing of weekly book reviews going back all the way to 1981!
NOVELIST NoveList features Articles, BookTalks, Book Discussion Guides, Author Read-alikes, Readers' Advisory training content and a variety of other reader and staff materials for adults and children.
ONLINE LIBRARY BOOKCLUBIf you’re looking for a book club try checking out our online version!
ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH BOOKS & LITERATURE St. Louis Post Dispatch offers articles, reviews and more on the latest books and authors.
WHICH BOOKWhich book offers a new way to find a book to read next, including the ability to choose the plot, characters and more.
WOWBRARYWowbrary offers a unique way to stay up to date with the newest items at the library! By signing up we’ll send you weekly information about the newest books, movies, and music at the Maryville Community Library. Sign Up Today!