Research & Learning


Research and Learning

Start your online research here!

Search the Jacksonville Public Library's online databases for free access to newspapers, articles, ebooks, and more.  Keep your Jacksonville Public Library card number handy for remote access.

#Please consider also using the Florida Electronic Library in addition to the resources listed below.

Homework Help

  • Use the library's research databases for authoritative sources for school papers.

Learn Something New

  • Help with Test Prep.
  • Learn a new Language with Transparent Language Online.
  • Learn new software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals with video tutorials on

Fix my Car

  • Access Chilton Manuals for step-by-step auto repairs.

Get a Job

  • Search for a job in Reference Solutions.
  • Build a resume and practice interviewing in Career Transitions.
  • Prepare and test for career advancement.

Do Business Research

  • Get investment research from Morningstar.
  • Research business locations with Reference Solutions.
  • Find starter business plans.
  • Build your business with the Small Business Center.

Research Family History

  • Search for an obituary.
  • Visit a library location to use Ancestry Library Edition

Kids Resources

  • Start your young child on the right track with Miss Humblebee's Academy.
  • Get age-appropriate full-text articles from Gale in Context | Elementary.
  • Explore the World with National Geographic Kids
  • Learn a Language with KidsSpeak from Transparent Language Online.

Find Something to Read

  • Do some literary research with Literature Resource Center.
  • Find your next read with Books and Authors or Novelist.
  • Sign up for an Online Books Club.

Access Magazines and Newspapers

  • Explore every National Geographic Magazine ever published.
  • Visit the Library to access the New York Times.
  • Read newspapers from throughout the country, including the Wall Street Journal and the Florida Times Union.


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