Resources by Subject (A - E)

Arts & Humanities

Gale Arts and humanities website
Gale religion and philosophy website

Fine Arts and Music Collection  With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Religion and Philosophy  Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.


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Biography Reference Bank This comprehensive biographical database offers the in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.  Must have a Niceville Library card to access.


A to Z Database website
Gale economic website
Gale Demographics website

A to Z Databases The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!  Must have a Niceville Library card to access.

Business Economics and Theory  provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics and related fields. The database has an emphasis on titles indexed in the American Economic Association's EconLit bibliography.

DemographicsNow Library Edition Robust and highly-detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more.

Morningstar website
SBDC website
Small Business Association website

Morningstar Investment Research Center Get comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds and financial markets.  Must have a Niceville Library card to access.

Florida Small Business Development Center Network delivers consulting, training and information to help businesses succeed and create positive impact for the Florida economy.

Small Business Administration (SBA)  provides support to small businesses and entrepreneurs. They provide information on starting and managing a business, loans and grants, and training.

Gale small business collection website
Small business resource center website

Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Small Business Resource Center  Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

Career / Employment

Gale Career website
Employ Florida website
GCF Learn Free website

Career Transitions  is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career.              

Employ Florida Market Place is your one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance and much more. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free. Provided by Good will Community Foundation, Inc.

JobNow live job assistance website
Job Search Resources website
Occupational Outlook Handbook website

JobNow! provides you with practical tools to help you get a job. On the home page, you have three services to choose from Career Resources, Resume Builder, and Ace the interview.

Job Search Resources These Florida resources will help you research job openings, create a great resume, apply for jobs, and research labor market trends.

Occupational Outlook Handbook is the government's premier source of career guidance featuring hundreds of occupations

Children & Teens

Gale Kids website

Florida History Fair Resources   Resources relating to the current History Fair theme that are available online from the State Library and Archives of Florida.    

Florida Kids  This site can provide you with knowledge to help with your Florida projects and assignments. You can learn about Florida's people from 12,000 years ago to the present, people of all cultures who have made our state their home.

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.

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National Geographic Kids   Great for kids interested in science, space, animals, history, geography and fun! You will 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.  Best for kids ages 6 - 14.  Must have Niceville Library Card to access.


Computer database website

Computer Database provides access to leading business and technical publications in the computer, telecommunications, and electronics industries.

Consumer Information

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports  Consumer 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.  Mush have a Niceville Public Library card to access.

Current Issues & Controversies

CQ Researcher website
Facts on File website

CQ Researcher provides award winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day.  Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research. Must have a Niceville Library card to access.

Issues & Controversies help researchers understand today's crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in polities, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Must have a Niceville Library card to access.

eBook References

Gale Virtual Library Website

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.


Gale Educators reference complete website
Gale Expanded Academic ASAP website
Library of Congress website

Educator's Reference Complete  is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology.

Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines. The database meets research needs in subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching.