Online Resources

  • Ancestry Library Edition Ancestry Library Edition - Census data, family records, local histories, tax lists, city directories, land and probate records, birth, marriage and death records, etc.
    * Ancestry is allowing free access until March 31, 2021. This program will be re-evaluated monthly as this is a temporary measure.

  • HeritageQuest - Over 1.2 billion records in a comprehensive source of information for genealogical and local history research.
    * Because of licensing restrictions, this database is only accessible in the Genealogical Collection at Central Brevard Library and Reference Center.
  • Black Freedom Struggle in the United States, by ProQuest. Featuring over 1,600 primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history, from 1790 through the Contemporary Era.
  • Community Services Information - Brevard 2-1-1, an online directory of health and human services resources in Brevard County.
  • Consumer education from Ebsco's MasterFILE; consumer education, advice and recommendations including Consumer Reports magazine.
  • Florida Electronic Library - The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues.
  • Morningstar - Investment resource specialized in fund investing. Access from outside Brevard County Public Libraries will require a library card.
  • NewsStream by Proquest - Full-text access to newspapers from the southeast including the Florida Today!
  • Overdrive - access to hundreds of ebooks and eaudiobooks for kids, teens and adults as well as magazines. And don't miss out on the Gutenberg Collection with classics from Tarzan to the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
  • ProQuest - Digital microfilm of the Florida Today newspaper from January 2010 to present. Access from outside Brevard County Public Libraries will require a library card.
  • Rosetta Stone - Learn a language the fast way.
  • Value Line Database - Provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles, and offers a family of no-load mutual funds. Access from outside Brevard County Public Libraries will require a library card.
  • WorldCat (OCLC) - WorldCat.org lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world.

eBooks

  • InfoBase eBooks - Web based versions of InfoBase Publishing's outstanding print reference books. Access from outside Brevard County Public Libraries will require a library card.
  • eBookCollection - Formerly NetLibrary, provides access to full-text scholarly, reference and professional eBooks from leading university, academic and professional publishers. Access from outside Brevard County Public Libraries will require a library card.