Pittsylvania County Library


LIBRARY RESOURCES (* Provided by the Library of Virginia through a grant from IMLS)

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Ebsco MasterFILE Complete*  – Popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers covering general interest subject areas, plus an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

Ebsco ReadIt!* — Reference database for middle school, high school-low lexile, adult basic education, and ESL learners

Gale In Context: Elementary* — Reference materials for elementary school students

OTHER USEFUL LINKS: Free and trusted resources available on the internet, curated for our patrons.

Digital Public Library of America DPLA brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums and makes them freely available to the world

Encyclopedia of Life – Global access to knowledge about life on Earth

Library of Congress – Extensive digital collections on a wide range of topics.

National Science Digital Library – Resources in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Public Library of Science (PLOS) – Collected materials in biology & life sciences; medicine & health sciences; research analysis & science policy; computer & information sciences; earth & environmental sciences; and, physics, chemistry, and material sciences

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – References in philosophy and related disciplines