Online Resources

The library subscribes to a number of online databases for more in-depth research and learning.

The following databases can only be accessed from a public internet computer located inside a New Castle County Library.

ABC Mouse

Ancestry Library Edition

Morningstar Investment Research Center

The following databases can be accessed from any device with internet access. You may need a library card and PIN to access these resources.

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These Databases are provided by the Delaware Division of Libraries and are available from any device with internet access.

You may need a library card and PIN to access these resources.

Delaware Heritage Collection

Documents, artwork, maps, newspapers, slides, photos, audio/video and other important items documenting Delaware’s rich history and culture can now be explored online!


Read digital copies of magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using your library card! Choose from many popular titles for adults, teens, and kids with no holds and no limits.


Resources to assist your search for family records. Includes census, birth, marriage, death, church, military, immigration and other records.

Homework Help (via UDLib/SEARCH)

The UDLib/SEARCH program provides home access to online magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias to Delaware’s K-12 students, parents, and teachers (including homeschooled students). Please contact your local school or public librarian for more information.

Learning Express

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

MasterFile Premier

Full text for more than 2,000 magazines & general reference publications. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also includes reference books and biographical articles, more than 100,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flag.


Contains book reviews and book lists for all ages: children, teens and adults. Locate books to read by describing a plot or find similar titles and authors for books already enjoyed. Users can also search a series name to get a list of titles in the series.


Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, much more!

Incorporate In Delaware

It's now easier than ever to incorporate in Delaware. Use the resources from Global Delaware to guide you through the process. Sponsored by the Delaware Division of Libraries

Global Delaware

Reference Services LibGuide

Global Delaware Training Video