Tazewell County Public Library

Databases A-Z

We offer online resources for research and learning. You can access these resources with your library barcode number, which is located on the back of your library card.

Still need help? Call the Adult Services Librarian at (276) 988-2541.


Accel5

Get information on the resource Accel5

Explore a unique business library, featuring videos, book summaries, and articles on professional development, leadership theory, and business best practices. Create an individual account to keep track of your reading materials and progress.

Username: libraryva@accel5.com
Password: V1rgin1a
Note the numeral 1 in place of both “i”s


Ancestry Library Edition

Are you interested in researching your family history? Ancestry.com is a great place to start. It has billions of records that include censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.  At the library, you can access all of Ancestry.com’s online record for free.

In library use only, at any library location.


Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse online tutoring assistance

Get free online tutoring with your library card from the hours of 2pm – 11pm for K – 12th grade. Students can even get assistance filling out FAFSA applications. Adults can also get assistance in GED preparation, career assistance, and the U.S. Citizenship Test.

Library card number required for access.


Explora Public Libraries

This is a useful resource for conducting research for teens and adults. Covering a wide array of topics in areas such as Health, History and Social Studies, Arts & Literature, and more. All entries are full-text documents.

Library card number required for access outside the library.


Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative

Use these self-paced, online classes to learn how to think like an entrepreneur as you prepare to launch a small business venture or plan a career path. Take your passion into the business world. (ELI is the equivalent of 3 college credits).

Sign Up for free to enroll in courses.


JobNow

Connect with a certified career coach, seven days a week between 2 and 11 pm. Get help with résumé writing, applications, searches, and skill development needs. Also find unemployment assistance, résumé templates, career assessments, and more. Includes test prep resources and practice tests and career credentialing information for over 140 specific careers.

Library card number required for access.


Legal Forms

Get access to Virginia Legal Forms, including forms for wills, divorces, power of attorney, and more. These forms are available in Microsoft Word and Rich Text Format.

Library card number required for access outside the library.


Heritage Quest

This essential collection of unique material is for both genealogical and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s. Use Heritage Quest to find your ancestors, trace their paths across America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled.

Library card number required for access outside the library.


Gale in Content: Elementary

A great resource for students in elementary and middles school as they search for useful content for papers and projects. Easy to use with lots of pictures.


Novelist Plus

Are you looking for your next read? This is a great resource to help discover books in a particular genre or books similar to your favorite author. Each book has reviews.

Library card number required for access outside the library.


Peterson’s Career Prep

Learn about careers, receive personalized career recommendations, create resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, explore schools and training programs, and get advice to help find a job or advance your career.

Library card number required for access outside the library.


Readit!

This useful resource will help you research a variety of subjects, while assisting your English skills. This is a great tool for English Language Learners. It also includes a tool to hear the text aloud.

Library card number required for access outside the library.


Transparent Language

Transparent Language Online language logo

With unlimited access to more than 110 languages, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, Transparent Language Online has lessons that build listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Sign Up for free to enroll in courses.


Universal Class

This is the perfect resource for anyone learning a new skill, homeschoolers, or a professional who needs Continuing Education Courses. Courses include everything from accounting, history classes, software training, and more.  You will need to sign up with an account.

To use Universal Class, create an account with your library card.


VetNow

Connect LIVE with a military benefits navigator, seven days a week between 2 and 11 pm, for help with eligibility questions, connecting with veteran’s benefits and community resources, transitioning from a military to civilian career, and more.

Library card number required for access.

This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.