Digital Resources

Stone County Library has access to a variety of online resources–everything from ebooks to Ancestry.com!

Libby (Formerly Overdrive)

If you are interested in reading ebooks or listening to audiobooks online, Libby is for you! It is also available as a mobile app on your smart phone or tablet. Check out thousands of books, audiobooks and magazines for free–with your library card!

Brainfuse VetNow!

Introducing Brainfuse VetNow! Get free online job and academic assistance for Veterans, assistance navigating the VA, and more!

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks brings books to life for your little ones! These are picture books that add animation, sound, music, and narration to make reading an immersive experience for children.

Creativebug

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

Ancestry.com for Libraries

Available in library only, gain access to records that normally require a paid subscription.

The Reference Shelf 

Salem Press’s Reference Shelf serves as an excellent research tool that is accessible in content and language to high school and undergraduate level students.

Mango Languages

Have you always wanted to learn a language, but don’t know where to start? Try Mango Languages! You can sample a variety of languages and their lessons are simple and easy to follow.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.  Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

EBSCO

Use EBSCO databases to find magazine, journal articles, full text reference books.  Choose MasterFile Premier for general use; MasterFile Premier was designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support patients’ information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHCprovides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children’s health, men and women’s health, etc. CHC offers a unique search interface designed to call attention to the full-text content available from many important source-types, and provide an intuitive means for searching this specific information.

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library has more than 1,000 practice tests and skills tutorials for elementary school through adult learners.

Use this resource to:

  • Take practice tests for the GED, SAT, ASVAB, GRE and more.
  • Improve your job skills, practice using Microsoft programs and explore career options.
  • Create an account and track your progress.

Teen Health & Wellness

This award-winning resource provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular and self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national and provincial standards. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying and LGBTQ+ issues. It has recently been updated to meet the needs of today’s teens and with new content on bullying, suicide, vaping, opioid abuse, gender identity, school safety, sexual harassment, COVID-19 and more.

Digital Literacy

Perfect for teens and tweens becoming more involved in the digital world, this resource empowers learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s digital landscape. Interactive activities guide students through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create podcasts, PSAs, multimedia presentations, digital business plans, social media campaigns and more. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism and more. Digital Literacy will give your students the 21st-century skills to be savvy Digital Citizens!

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro- and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college and retirement and avoid fraud and scams.

BookConnections

a collection of 260,000+ digital materials about books for children and teens. This service includes a reader’s advisory tool, resources for homework help and homeschool support, summer reading and diverse book selections, and more.