Resources by Subject (F - Z)


Florida Memory website
Florida on Florida website

Florida on Florida is a catalog of digital materials related to Florida. It includes all sorts of items including maps, photographs, postcards, books, and manuscripts.

Florida Memory Classroom helps educators use photographs, documents, sound recordings and film footage from the State Library and Archives of Florida.

Florida Newspaper Database Full Text journals with a focus on the State of Florida.

Health / Medical

Gale Health Reference website
Gale health and wellness website

Health Reference Center Academic provides access to medical and professional periodicals, health and fitness magazines, and reference books and pamphlets. The database is designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module Find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc.

MEDLINE Covers all areas of medicine, including clinical medicine, experimental medicine, dentistry, nursing, health services administration, nutrition, and much more. Includes the MeSH thesaurus.

Merck Manuals Medical information resources for both medical professionals and consumers. The Manuals are created by medical experts worldwide and are editorially independent from Merck & Co.

Gale nursing website
Gale sports medicine website

Nursing and Allied Health Collection  provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection  Both researcher and practitioner alike will find relevant, authorative content in this collection, which includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.

Merck Veterinary Manual Animal health information for students and practicing veterinarians.


Issues and Controversies
Gale Sources in US history website
Gale US history website

Issues & Controversies in American History [Facts on File]. This database provides the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict inAmerican history. All articles feature multiple primary sources, essential to understanding our nation's past. Must have a Niceville Library card to access.

Sources in U.S. History Online is a series of archival digital collections intended for public library patrons as well as high school, community college, and university students.

U.S. History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.

Gale war and terrorism website
Gale World History collection website

War and Terrorism Collection A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science.

World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work.


Home improvement

The Culinary Arts collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.

Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focused on both the practical aspects as well as the scientific theory of horticulture studies. The database offers biotechnologists, farmers & hobbyists

Home Improvement Collection provides access to titles covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others. The database offers content that meets the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.

Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection With current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, this collection provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field.

Homework Help

National History Day website
Homework help now website

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

Brainfuse Help Now live tutoring and homework help. Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center.

Research in Context Created specifically for middle-schoolers combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments

SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,400 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs and reference works.


Gale criminal justice website

Criminal Justice Collection  provides access to academic journals and magazines on topics in criminal justice and related fields. Key subjects covered in the database include law, law enforcement, security, and terrorism.

Legal Information Reference Center  is an Ebsco online database designed to assist the general public in legal matter of all kinds.  It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms. This database is only available to Niceville Public Library card holders.


literary resourceLiterary Resource Center provides centralized/cross searchable access to 3 Gale literature databases: Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, and LitFinder. Must have a Niceville Library card to access.

BookbrowseBookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers - including reviews, previews, "beyond the book" articles, author interviews, reading guides, and much more.  

Gale books and authors websiteBooks & Authors explores the latest genre fiction, essential non-fiction and the authors behind the titles. Browse these and other works, using tools that make finding them and remembering them easy.


Gale Communication and mass media website
Gale popular magazine website

Communication & Mass Media Collection from marketing professionals to students studying for advanced degrees in linguistic theory, this collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field.

Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons.

Multicultural Resources

Diversity Studies collection website
Gale informe website
Gale popular culture website

Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. The database is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework.

Informe! Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.

Pop Culture Collection It's all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course.


Gale agriculture collection website
Gale environmental studies website
Gale general science website

Agriculture Collection provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and related fields. The database provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies.

General Science Collection   A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.

Gale psychology website
Gale science collection website
Science reference center website

Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind. The database offers content of interest to both researchers and general users.

Science Collection is a series of eBooks dealing with Medicine and Science.

Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. Must have Niceville Library card to access.

Test Preparation

Free permit practice tests website

Driver's Practice Tests  Prepare to get behind the wheel in the Sunshine State with these Florida DMV practice tests, perfect if you’re preparing for the permit test, driver’s license test, or senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of those tests at all Florida DMV locations is the same.

Master the GED  Provides practice exams with answers and explanations, and includes review of writing, reading, math, social studies, and science subject areas.