Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages, including:
- legal forms and assistance (Leases, sales contracts, powers of attorney, etc.)
- career transistions
- language learning
- online courses
- eMagazines, e-Audiobooks and eBooks
- history ebooks
- reading list suggestions
- comprehensive & valuable collection of full-text general interest resources, including returns from periodicals, newspapers & books
Find it Virginia is a collection of databases that provide free 24/7 access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and reference books. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests. This project is currently funded through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
Below are some of the most popular databases:
EBSCO’s Explora is a user-friendly search tool that supports research across acomprehensive collection of full-text general interest articles from periodicals,newspapers, and books. This authoritative general information database is the bestplace to start your research project.
Can’t decide what to read next? Need a recommendation for a child, student, or familymember? Use NoveList to discover your next favorite author, series, or title!
Learn to speak one of 12 languages, including Arabic, Hindi, and American Sign Languageas well as English for Spanish speakers. Rocket Languages is perfect for the businesstravelers or tourists, as well as supplementing classroom lessons for students.
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