Research & Learn

The Niceville Library’s Online 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 Online Resources

Consumer Reports Logo Opens in new windowConsumer 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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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 and USA Today. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
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.

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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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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

World Book Online logo Opens in new windowWorld Book Online
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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National Geographic Opens in new windowNational Geographic Virtual Library
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.

Gale Literature Resource Center Opens in new windowGale Literature Resource Center
When it comes to literature topics and literary research, finding the most diverse, evidence-based perspectives on any given author is important. Gale Literature Resource Center provides exactly that. In addition to critical analysis, primary sources, and detailed work overviews, this database brings together in-depth biographical, bibliographical, and contextual information. There are more than 165,000 complete entries from popular literature series, including two award-winning series, Gale Literature: Contemporary Authors and Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Niceville Library card required for access 

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Gale Literature Criticism takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Access a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres through these collections: Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Drama Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Children's Literature Review, and Short Story Criticism.
Niceville Library card required for access

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.