Online Resources
Browse for e-book titles on Freading.
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Browse for audiobook titles on OneClickdigital.  OneClick Digital is now rbdigital!
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Browse Overdrive Media for both audiobook and e-book titles.
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Zinio Online Magazines Start reading current magazines. Select from over 50 popular titles.  Zinio is now rbdigital!
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Overdrive

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One Click Digital

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Zinio

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Freegal

Access is limited to Radford Public Library Accounts in good standing with the library. 

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Hoopla

Thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital All you need is a valid library card! 

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Access My Library


The Access My Library app gives you access to a selection of library databases on your mobile device!

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America's News

America's News provides access to current and archived content, including obituaries from more than 2,000 newspaper titles.  Remote access is available to Radford Public Library Patrons.

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Ancestry Library

Ancestry® Library Edition, is only available in the library.

It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the U.K., Europe, Australia, and more. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

Ancestry

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AtoZdatabases

AtoZdatabases including 30 million business profiles and 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more! 

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Author Check

Author Check is a service that helps you stay up to date with your favorite authors.  You can use it to sign up for email notifications when your favorite authors have new books at the library, or to browse.

Author Check

Author Check

eBook Alerts

eBook Alerts is a service that helps keep you up to date with the newest items in the library's digital collections.  You can use it to sign up to get email notifications about new digital items added to the collection, or just browse to see what's new.

eBook Alerts

eBook Alerts

Find A Topic

Find a Topic contains information related to business, education, the environment, health, international issues, careers, leisure activities (book reviews), politics and government including 2016 Presidential Election, social issues, sports and technology.

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Find It Virginia

Find It Virginia provides access to newspaper, journal and encyclopedia articles. This is one of our most popular resources for school.

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Freading

Freading is an online service that allows you to borrow free e-books.  The Freading catalog has a diverse collection that even includes graphic novels, and classic science fiction.

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Freading

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Gale Databases

Gale Databases are a collection of dozens of different collections comprising millions of articles covering a full range of academic and general-interest topics.  Try General Onefile to search through the whole collection, or check out our Gale Databases page to narrow your search to a single topic.

Gale Databases

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Gale Legal Forms

Gale LegalForms  No special skills or extensive knowledge of the law is required because Gale LegalForms offers an easy-to-use, step-by-step approach to addressing complex legal matters.

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Gale Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms

Heritage Quest

This program provides online access to census records and a growing body of family history. For even more resources, come to the library and use Ancestry Library.

Heritage Quest

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LibriVox Audiobook Collection

LibriVox is a collection of downloadable audiobooks that are within the public domain.

Literati Public

Literati Public (formerly Credo Reference) is your 1-stop resource for accurate information and helpful advice. Look up quick facts, find tutorials on job-searching and genealogy research, and even live chat with Virginia-certified teachers via Homework Help. Start your mobile search. Begin your search online 

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Literati Public

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Mango Languages

Mango is an online language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills for real communication. Courses are offered for 63 foreign and 18 ESL languages. Also features Mango Premiere, which teaches language and culture through feature films.

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Mango Languages

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Medline Plus

Medline Plus is the National Institutes of Health's web site bringing you information on diseases, conditions and wellness issues in language you can understand.

New Book Alerts

New Book Alerts is a service that helps you find the newest books the library has to offer.  You can sign up for monthly newsletters to keep you updated on what's been added, or just browse.

New Book Alerts

New Book Alerts

Open Library

Open Library is an online library of free downloadable books that are within the public domain.

Radford News Journal

Radford News Journal and the Pulaski Southwest Times is digitized and available. Search both papers for articles and news published from 1906 to 2008 or search by the newspaper title. (Pulaski papers or Radford papers)  Access is free, but you must register. Microfilm for the Radford News Journal is available in the library.

Radford News and Southwest Times

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Sanborn Maps

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps are a "Visual Expression of History."  The Sanborn Maps are a valuable tool for genealogists, historians, and more.  The maps provide a detailed view of both business and residential sections of localities.  They indicate types of structures and materials used in construction.  The service through the Radford Public Library allows the viewing of all Virginia localities.

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Select Reads

Select Reads is a service you can use to keep up with what's new at the library.  Sign up for monthly newsletters to find out about new books that you might not have noticed otherwise, or just browse to see what's new!

Select Reads

Select Reads

Senior Navigator

Senior Navigator is your one stop source for information and access to community programs and services for Virginia Seniors and Caregivers. 

TumbleBooks

Tumble books are now available through Find it Virginia under the link for ebooksTumbleBooks Library The Tumble Book Library is a collection of animated, talking books, suited for elementary and secondary school students. TumbleBooks are created from existing books, adding sound, animation, music and narration to create an electronic book.

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What's Next

What’s Next™:Books in Series database helps you search series fiction. A series is 2 or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits.

What's Next in a series

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