Research & Reference

There is a great deal of information on the Internet that is not accessible for free. The Ardmore Public Library subscribes to a number of databases that provide valuable information for our users.

If you are in the library use these links to get to these resources:

Genealogy Resources
  • Ancestry
    • Access to census records and more to aid in family research
  • Fold3 (Formerly Footnote)
    • Information for genealogists, including access to National Archives documents
  • HeritageQuest
    • Family records search to aid those trying to trace their genealogy
  • World Vital Records
    • Information for genealogists, including access to selected city directories, yearbooks, and newspapers
Books, Newspapers & Magazines
  • The Ardmoreite
    • Search or browse current and back issues of "The Daily Ardmoreite" (1997-present) via NewsBank
  • Newspaper Archive
    • Searchable access to the Daily Ardmoreite from 1894-1977, digitized from our microfilm
  • EBSCOhost
    • Includes access to Rosetta Stone
    • Articles from hundreds of magazines and scholarly journals, with full-text available for most
  • WorldCat
    • Search for books, magazines, videos, and more, owned by libraries around the world
Encyclopedias
Interactive
  • Auto Repair Reference Center
    • Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) is the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles
  • BrainFuse HelpNow!
    • Homework help available from live tutors as well as other study resources
  • BrainFuse JobNow!
    • Job searching, resume help, and more, including live access to job coaches. Also study help for GED and citizenship tests, and more
  • Cypress Resume
    • Use this step-by-step tool to create a professional resume
  • Mango Languages
    • Want to learn a new language? Mango can help!
  • Rosetta Stone
    • Another language-learning option!
If you are not in the library - you're at home, school, or work - use these links to get to these resources (and you'll need your library card number):

Genealogy
Books, Newspapers & Magazines
Encyclopedias
Interactive