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Online Resources and Databases

Business Insights: Essentials

Essential business information from around the world. For business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers.

Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice

Informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

Offers a smorgasbord of information—more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.

Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass

Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.

Gale OneFile: Business

Provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines through nearly 4000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily.

Gale OneFile: Agriculture

Access to current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.

Gale Literature: Twayne’s Author Series

Offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence

Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series

Provides students, teachers, and other researchers access to more than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world and from all time periods.

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Comprehensive online database for literary criticism, analysis, biographies, and more.

Gale Literature

An integrated research experience, Gale Literature brings together Gale’s premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.

Gale In Context: Middle School

Combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.

Gale’s Career Transitions

Provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana.

Gale Academic OneFile

Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.

Gale Books and Authors

A reader’s go-to site for everything: book suggestions from experts, titles, biographies and more. Gale Books and Authors browse by genre feature. Fiction selections reflect the genres readers like best: mystery, science fiction, inspirational, romance, nonfiction, western, horror and fantasy.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship

A comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more.

Gale Directory Library

Authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations and more.

Gale General OneFile

A robust collection of general-interest periodicals.

Gale Health and Wellness

Full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more.

Gale In Context: High School

Provides students with cross-curricular and authoritative content to empower development critical thinking and problem solving

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health

Provide access to authoritative content supporting nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

Gale OneFile: News

Library resource providing access to Provides access to more than 2300 major U.S. and international newspapers and radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence

Provide military personnel with access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs.

Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management

Provides access to authoritative periodical content covering topics such as 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing education, and more.

Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability

Connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

Meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America

Gale OneFile: Information Science

Updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.

Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism

Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism.

Gale OneFile: Home Improvement

Puts the research of hobbyists and professionals alike on a solid foundation with more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Discover periodicals and reference book content designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers.

Gale OneFile: Gender Studies

Balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture

Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more.

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

Periodical database for serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies

Answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.

Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship

Provides authoritative periodical content supporting business school students and entrepreneurs seeking insights, tips, strategies and success stories.

Gale OneFile: Educator’s Reference

Full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing.

Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory

Offers instant access to full-text academic journals and magazines—with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index.

Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies

Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.

Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy

Provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.

Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies

Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Symptom Checker by Mayo Clinic

Individuals with serious health concerns should see a doctor. For minor, non-life threatening health concerns, give this symptom checker a try!  Mayo Clinic is the #1 hospital in the United States and is a “not-for-profit organization, academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota focused on clinical practice, education, and research. It’s a reliable source for any health information.

The American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Explore or search their website for reliable information on any health condition related to the heart.

The American Cancer Society

For any and all information about cancer and support for caregivers, the American Cancer Society can help. They also have a 24/7 phone number 1(800)227-2345 and a live chat. 

Pill Identification, Pillbox

The Pillbox website was developed to aid in the identification of unknown pills. It combines images of pills with appearance and other information to enable users to visually search for and identify oral solid dosage for medications.

Prescription Medication for Breastfeeding Mothers, LactMed

The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Search a drug name at the second search box where it says “Search this book.”

Prescription Drug Information

This is an A-Z listing of prescription drugs that includes what the drug is used for, precautions, side effects, etc. You can also use the MedlinePlus search box to go directly to information about the drug instead of scrolling down the alphabetically list. 


PubMed is the preferred database by many doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel.  Not all resources listed are available in full-text, but each article does include a short description including a summary of the outcome of the medical research (clinical trials, case studies, etc.). PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.


Search ANY medical concern at this website and get to the absolute most reliable health information on the internet!  Don’t Google health concerns, use MedlinePlus!
MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Their mission is “to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, and free of advertising, in both English and Spanish. Anywhere, anytime, on any device—for free.”

Overdrive ebooks

Borrow and download eBooks and digital audiobooks on a variety of devices.

Testing & Education Reference Center

Free test preparation for all sorts of high school and college exams such as AP (Advanced Placement), ACT, SAT, HiSet (GED), GRE, NCLEX, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT and more! Also, under Vocational Test Prep resources for future military personnel (ASVAB), firefighters, EMTs, vet technicians, real estate agents, etc. This database can assist with career exploration, finding a college, and scholarship information.

Gale eBooks

Collection of downloadable reference books.

Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines

Provides access to the most searched magazines across the OneFile products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries.”

Gale OneFile: Psychology

Provide access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.

Kids InfoBits

the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy

A comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

Gale OneFile: Science

Researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas.

Gale OneFile: U.S. History

Resource that provides periodical content covering events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.

Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers

Provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.

Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism

This definitive collection for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science is comprised of more than 200 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.

Gale OneFile: World History

Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.

For Job Seekers – Career One Stop Search for Available Jobs – Apply to jobs online directly with the local companies that are hiring.
CityCurrent Job Board – More local jobs where you can apply online directly with the employer.
ZipRecruiter– ZipRecruiter will connect you directly to employers who are hiring and then you will fill our an online application. It is very important that you supply an email address and check your email regularly because that is how you will be contacted about available jobs. – One of the largest and widely used job search engines by both employers and job seekers. Job seekers must set up an account, fill out applications for jobs, and upload a resume in Word doc format.
CareerBuilder – Create an account and upload your resume. CareerBuilder matches your experience/qualifications up with employers.
Snagajob – Snagajob list many entry level and management jobs available in Millington. It also helps you create a resume!
City of Millington Job Openings – Current job openings working for the City of Millington. Apply online by filling out the application.
Shelby County Government Job Openings
USAJOBS – USAJOBS connects job seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right jobs.

For Business Owners- Link to National Federation of Independent Businesses

The NFIB s the voice of small business, advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven. This website is free, easy to search, and provides tons of reliable information for the small business owner including: finances, legal, human resources, technology, marketing, etc. The Coronavirus tab includes free webinars, federal lending options, etc.
Millington Chamber of Commerce – Our local Chamber offers regular opportunities to network with other area business owners.
Tennessee Small Business News at NFIB – Check here for the latest news from Nashville that affects our business here.
U.S. Small Business Administration – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. The SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
SBA’s Coronavirus Relief Options – Information about EIDL Loan Advance, Paycheck Protection Program, Express Bridge Loans, Debt Relief
Tennessee Small Business Development Center – The Memphis, TN TSBDC Office provides small business start-up services including, but not limited to: business plan development, financial planning assistance, marketing plan development, sources of capital, & social media guidance.
Tennessee Small Business News at NFIB – Check here for the latest news from Nashville that affects our business here.
Tennessee Small Business Development Center – The Memphis, TN TSBDC Office provides small business start-up services including, but not limited to: business plan development, financial planning assistance, marketing plan development, sources of capital, & social media guidance.

For Job Seekers – Career One Stop

Unemployment Insurance Relief During COVID-19 Outbreak Information on how to apply.
Unemployment Fact Sheet
Career One Stop is created by the United State Department of Labor and is excellent website for all sorts of job search information. If you don’t have a computer at home, Microsoft Office Word, an email address, or need help with applying to online applications? The library is here for you! We can assist you with the job search process. We hirely recommend you explore Career One Stop to get started.
Job seekers need to have an email address that they can access to apply for jobs. It is also helpful to have your resume typed up and saved on your computer or in your email account.
Creating a Resume in a Word Document Video


If you have young ones (K through 3rd Grade) who are learning to read or need practice to improve their reading, check out Starfall! They have lot’s of stories, songs, and games that will make learning letter sounds and reading fun! Some content is paid but a whole lot of it is absolutely free! 

National Geographic Kids

NatGeo for Kids has a great balance of action games, quizzes, and and funny activities. These quizzes are quick, fun and easy and the action games offer a surprising variety of games to play (Our personal favorite is Dung Beetle Derby). Go here to learn more about animals and if you love trivia!

Crash Course

The Crash Course team has produced free, engaging videos on high school and college level topics ranging from the humanities to the sciences.  These courses have become to the casual learner through their YouTube channel. Topics include: Anatomy, History, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Government, Mythology, Psychology, Sociology, Study Skills and more! The videos do contain small pop-up ads that do not stop the video from playing. 

TDOE PBS Class Schedule and Lesson Packets

This Memphis PBS Channel 10…Broadcast programming, developed by the Tennessee Department of Education in partnership with teachers across the state, will cover English language arts (ELA) and math for first through sixth grades. For seventh and eighth graders, recorded video lessons will be available online starting April 13.


This is the Tennessee Electronic Library’s (TEL’s) website for grades Pre-K‐5 provides a safe place for kids to go online for educational and fun websites. It includes: eBooks, Homework Help, State History, Look it Up (a link to free encyclopedias like World Book), Games and Activities. 

PBS Kids

PBS Kids is a great source for educational and interactive games and videos featuring many children’s favorite characters. Explore the town of Birdwell with everyone’s favorite big red dog, Clifford, or create your own story with Pinkalicious’s Story Maker! Go to the Videos, section and watch some of the best kids’ educational shows on demand like Sesame Street, Curious George, Mister Rogers, the Cat in the Hat, and many more!

Khan Academy Getting Started Webinar (31 minutes)

A 31-minute introduction video for those who want all the details.

Khan Academy Quick Start Guide for Parents

Easy Step-by-step instructions for creating your parent and child accounts available in different languages.

Khan Academy

a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Excellent free and high quality resource for all K-12 subjects and for post-high school test prep.

Mental Health provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. Find descriptions of mental disorders and find out how to get help. If you are having a mental crisis, please get immediate help. For potentially life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1. For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or chat online. For general mental health information or to locate local treatment services call the SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727).

Natural or Alternative Medicine for Cancer Patients

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. 

Natural or Alternative Medicine

Are you looking for information on natural remedies (herbs or botanicals) or alternative treatments such as acupuncture, yoga, meditation, etc.? The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCIH was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Teen’s Health

Nemours is a nonprofit children’s health system. Neil Izenberg, a doctor at Nemours, founded and in 1995. Their goal is to help families take charge of their health. Note: All information on TeensHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

Parents- Health Information for Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. 

Foreign Language Learning

Learn over 110 different languages with Transparent Language Online. You can learn English from 30 different languages. Lessons for kids too!
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Mobile apps are available
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