Learning & Research

learning and research category of the digital library
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Easily search over 17,000 publications from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources covering biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, environmental sciences, history, marketing, political sciences, and psychology. Access articles from Nature, the Economist, the New York Times, and thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
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With Ancestry you can discover your family history by searching across billions of genealogical records. Census, birth, marriage, death, immigration, probate records and much more are all available. With just a small amount of family information, you can build a full family history with this powerful tool. Available from any computer within the library.
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AtoZdatabases is a user-friendly database that provides details on U.S. businesses and households. In addition, it has basic business profiles and research demographic data for email marketing, sales leads, and mailing lists. This resource also includes a free job searching tool and allows you to search for individuals across the U.S.
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Gale Books and Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun, By leveraging their entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons, and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.

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Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data and in-depth reports.
Peterson's Career Prep from Gale delivers personalized career guidance for job seekers of all levels and experiences, from professionals trying to navigate the ever-changing job market to students looking to deepen their understanding of potential career paths. Explore careers and occupations, assess your strengths and interests, get resume and cover letter advice, practice interviews virtually, match existing work or military experience to new fields, search for  jobs and education options, and more. Career Prep helps relieve job-search confusion with a reliable set of tools to steer you on the path to career success.
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Robust and highly-detailed demographic data, Gale Business: DemopgrahicsNow is ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population and more. Reporting capability allows you to rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports to help you make informed and accurate decisions.
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The Florida Electronic Library is a one-stop-shop that organizes dozens of article databases and websites across numerous disciplines. Search for information relating to art, business, history, medicine, psychology, politics, career info, education, literature, and much more. Students looking for scholarly research articles will especially appreciate the FEL for its abundance of expertly curated journal databases.
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Gale General OneFile provides access to an unprecedented number of general reference magazines and key serials in a single resource. This database is useful to users conducting general reference queries, business searches and current event research. The addition of a browse-by-subject feature allows users to easily view content of interest on the most popular and most-searched topics within several distinct categories, including news, current events, health, and computers and technology.
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Gale Health and Wellness offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia and more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices and more.
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New York Times Digital Edition offers access on your computer or mobile device to New York Times articles dating back to the 19th century. You can read current news from the Times through a web browser or by using a mobile app. This service includes access to all features with the exception of the cooking and crossword sections. Apps available for Apple and Android devices.
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If you’re looking to learn a new language, our Pronunciator service is perfect for you. With lessons available for 163 different tongues, you can start learning everything from Spanish to Xhosa. Pronunciator listens to you speak and has the ability to give feedback about your accent, so you can know the words AND how to say them correctly. Some languages also include lessons from live instructors to help you make the fastest progress. 
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This archive of the Tampa Bay Times allows you to search for every article posted in the paper from 1987 to present. Also available are blogs published by the Tampa Bay Times since 2005 and full-text articles complete with images back to 2018. Enjoy a full digital re-creation of the most recent paper even when the print copy is unavailable just by using your library card.
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Peterson's Test Prep by Gale helps students and job seekers with standardized test preparation, selecting a college or graduate school, info on tuition assistance, and information on a wide variety of careers. Never again do you have to travel to the library to find that the test prep/practice books you need are checked out and won’t be coming back soon. Peterson's Test Prep lets you take your next test with confidence.

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