E-Resources

Online Resources available anywhere, anytime. Access these with your FREE Pulaski County Library District card!


Log onto Overdrive for the PCLD’s selection of eBooks, eAudio Books, and digital magazines.  Check them out and download right to your Kindle app, Nook app, or Overdrive app.  For more information or instructions, visit Overdrive’s Help section.Overdrive smaller


Need to do research?  EBSCO Host is here for you!  With thousands of up to date and peer reviewed articles, as well as a huge selection of eBooks, search EBSCO Host for your next research project.  Login from home with your Library Card number.

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CreativeBug offers hundreds of crafty, creative, and D-I-Y lessons available anytime with just your library card and an internet connection. Whether you want to learn to draw, new lettering styles, sew, knit, journal, or make floral arrangements, CreativeBug is the place to go!


Want to learn a new language?  Try Pronunciator!  With an average of 2 years of instruction for over 80 languages to choose from, learn just enough for your next international vacation or enough to retire to Belize.  Pronunciator also offers modules geared toward children, so the whole family can have fun learning together.

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Curious about your family history?  Try the Library Editions of Ancestry.com, Heritage Quest, and America’s Genealogy Bank.

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Learning Express Library provides practice tests for a variety of ages and topics.  Whether you need to study for an algebra test or prepare for the Postal Service exam, try Learning Express Library for test prep assistance.

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Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills. Content Includes:
– Step-by-step research guides
– “Read Out Loud” text-to-speech tool that enables students to listen to text
– Lexile measures to indicate a text’s level of reading difficulty


Our librarians recommend Digital Unite as a really helpful website to help learn all sorts of computer related tasks.  Check it out!

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Universal Class offers over 500 non-credit Continuing Education classes.  You can enroll in up to 5 classes at a time, and you have up to 6 months to complete each class.  Most classes offer a “video only” audit option, or you can enroll fully and have access to videos, written information, activities, interactive discussion boards, and scored quizzes.  With your free Pulaski County Library District card, you can learn something new today!


Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) is the number 1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students and job seekers. Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.


Job seekers can use Resume and Cover Letter Builder to help land that dream job!


Computer Skills Center is great for anyone unfamiliar with computers or who just need a refresher. Topics include “Get Started with your Computer”, “Get Started with the Internet”, “Learn Computer Graphics and Illustration”, and many others. Check it out!


The Missouri Bar Association offers several services for free to qualifying Missouri residents. Find more information by clicking on the pictures below.


The U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s annual fuel economy guide can be found at www.fueleconomy.gov

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