Electronic Resources

The Library’s Electronic Resources are accessible whether you’re in the library, at home, or on the go.  For login issues, consult Reference staff at 850-279-6436 ext. 1507 or email us.

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Featured Electronic Resources

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Access hoopla’s collection of more than 1.1 million titles!  Stream movies, music, and audiobooks, or download eBooks and comics!  Patrons age 16 & up with library accounts in good standing are eligible for up to 10 checkouts per month.  Register for a hoopla account by visiting hoopladigital.com or using the hoopla app on your iOS or Android mobile device. You will need to provide an email address, create a password, and know your library card number and PIN. The free app is available in the Apple Store and Google Play store. Stream on your smart TV with Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV and Chromecast.
Niceville library card required for access

 

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America's News
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.  Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Northwest Florida Daily News. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Niceville Library card required for access

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Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 - today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.
Niceville Library card required for access

Northwest Florida Daily News web button Opens in new windowNorthwest Florida Daily News
Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Northwest Florida Daily News.  Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Niceville Library card required for access

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The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media
Niceville Library card required for access.

Value Line Logo Opens in new windowValue Line Investment Research 
Covering 3,500 stocks across 100 industries, Value Line represents 90% of the market capitalization of all stocks traded in U.S. markets.
Niceville Library card required for access.

Consumer Reports LogoConsumer Reports is an independent and nonprofit organization that provides product reviews on cars, appliances, electronics and more. Access full-text articles (1991 to present) from Consumer Reports through EBSCO/MasterFile Premier.  
Niceville Library card required for access.

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Take the law into your own hands and create accurate, reliable legal documents with no hassle with Gale LegalForms. It offers Florida-specific “attorney forms” – officially approved forms actually used by law firms. Many of the forms and documents are available in Word and Adobe format so you just need to simply “fill in the blanks.”
Niceville Library card required for access

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AtoZdatabases
Find a person or business, reverse-lookup a phone number; conduct a background search, and more! This resource offers profiles of 30 million businesses & executives, 220 million residents, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, 2 million new businesses, 2.3 million live job listings, interview tips, resume templates and much more.
Niceville Library card required for access

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Get comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds and financial markets.  
Niceville Library card required for access

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World Book has been the trusted encyclopedia of school and public libraries for decades. World Book Online contains thousands of informational articles with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities.
Niceville Library card required for access

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Discover every edition of National Geographic since 1888.  The Virtual Library supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more.
Niceville Library card required for access

ngmk-web Opens in new windowNational Geographic Kids   
Great for those age 6-14 interested in science, space, animals, history, geography and fun! Find:full articles from the National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009 to present (except the most recent three months); 200 National Geographic Kids books; and over 500 downloadable images.
Niceville Library card required for access

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Since 2003, the Florida Electronic Library has provided over 190 million articles, e-books, videos and other digital resources to the citizens of Florida. It’s your source for up-to-date online information.

aoneAcademic OneFile 
The premier source of peer-reviewed, full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines.  With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.

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The one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines with millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text.

Power SearchGale Power Search 
Search any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, and books, along with videos, images and podcast content.

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The Right Service at the Right Time
This free-to-use, one-stop web portal for all Floridians features information on social and government services for every county in Florida.  RSRT is a necessary piece of the puzzle when it comes to getting aid to residents in need.

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Find tutorials for some of our most popular electronic resources, along with everyday technology you may encounter.  Look for the green "Tutorials" button on the right side of the page to get started.