Helpful Databases


America's Genealogy Bank

Climb beyond the names and dates on your family tree to the recorded details of their daily lives. Find the facts in four centuries of newspapers, books, and documents.

Categories Genealogy

America's Newspapers & Magazines

Find information related to business, careers, education, health, politics, science and technology, social studies, and more from a vareity of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, videos, and web-only content featuring the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Saline Courier, Hot Springs Village, Voice, USA Today, and more.

America's Obituaries

Search for obituaries published across the nation by region, name, date, or obituary text.

Categories Genealogy

Ancestry Library

Find Census, birth, marriage, death records, and more. Available only inside the library.

Categories Genealogy

Arkansas DMV Practice Test

Driving-Tests makes free permit practice tests, that are written by experts, are available to anyone who wants to study, and come with online copies of official state guides.

Arkansas DMV Study Guide

PDF downloads of the Arkansas Driver Exam study guide are available from the Arkansas State Police website.

Arkansas Traveler Database

The Arkansas Traveler Databases are an Arkansas State Library funded resource for multiple topics. These databases range in topics from genealogy, literary criticism, history, science & technology, and learning languages. 

Categories Traveler Databases

Arkansas Traveler E-books

E-book collection provided by the Arkansas State Library.

Categories Traveler Databases


Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.


The blog of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region.

Categories Health & Wellness

Brainfuse HelpNow

HelpNow provides live tutoring on a variety of subjects, offering a comprehensive suite of online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles.

Brainfuse JobNow

JobNow provides you with practical tools to help you get a job. Get live interview coaching, expert resume analysis, and more.

Categories Careers

Chilton Auto Library

Chilton Library provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site. Since this library subscribes to Chilton Library, you are now equipped with decades of data to maintain your vehicle.

Clinical Trials is a registry and results database of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.

Categories Health & Wellness

Consumer Reports with Best Deals Plus

The online version of Consumer Reports provdies expert and independent reviews of items for buyers.

Consumer Reports with Best Deals Plus

The online version of Consumer Reports provdies expert and independent reviews of items for buyers.

Categories Consumer Research


Provides access to cultural reports, statistics, and primary source material for countries across the globe, including the United States and Canadian provinces. Includes unique information such as native recipes, interviews, photos and videos.

Digital Learn

The Public Library Association's new site,, is an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant-funded project to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training.

eBooks Central

Collection from ProQuest providing access to authoritative ebooks from the world's top publishers on a range of subjects: arts, business management, education, general knowledge, health & medicine, history & political science, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology, and social science.


FastCase is a legal research tool free to use for Saline County Library cardholders. For the login information, please see the help desk.

Categories Legal Help

Fold3 (formerly Footnotes)

Combines original documents and personal histories to create a unique historical and genealogical resource. These digital images of records, preserved in the National Archives and other regional archives, represent a growing collection of historic documents-most never before available on the internet. The collection features millions of records available from a content partnership with The National Archives. This collection also includes the War of 1812 Pension Application Files.

Categories Genealogy

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Contains our complete collection of E-books outside of Overdrive. Great for research, reference, continuing education, homework help, health, or just leisure reading.

Categories E-books


The world's most complete collection of public DNA and protein sequences.

Categories Health & Wellness

Genetics Home Reference

Genetics Home Reference provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health.

Categories Health & Wellness


Search the 1790-1930 census records, family and local histories, PERSI, and the U.S. Serial Set, or look for selected records from the Revolutionary War and the Freedman's Bank.

Categories Genealogy


LawDepot is the leading publisher of do-it-yourself legal documents and templates. Create legally binding documents just by answering a few simple questions, customize them to your needs, and best of all, save time and money.


The National Library of Medicine's online catalog, providing information about the Library's holding of books, journal titles, and audiovisuals.

Categories Health & Wellness is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Log-in to view the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Mango Languages

Provides language learning experiences with step by step lesson plans for 71 different languages. This database features ESL lessons for over 16 languages along with a text translator. First time users must create a profile in order to use the resource.

National Library of Medicine Gateway

The Gateway provides a single access point for many of the National Library of Medicine's information resources.

Categories Health & Wellness

NIH Senior Health

Based on the latest research on aging and computer use, this unique resource is packed with helpful infomation for older adults. It features a "talking" function that allows users the option of listening to or reading the text.

Categories Health & Wellness

NoveList K-8 Plus

Find new authors, series, other titles of a favorite author, match plots, or characters. Create your own lists of titles you want to read or have read. check the library's catalog to see if we own a particular title and its availability. Focuses on materials for students.

NoveList Plus

Search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, and book discussion guides.

Categories Books & Authors

Sanborn Maps of Arkansas

Sanborn Maps include the outline of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, height and function of structures, location of windows and doors, as well as street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers.

Categories Genealogy

SIRS Discoverer

General reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology. SIRS Discoverer provides editorially-selected, indexed, and curated materials from over 2,100 newspapers, magazines, and websites offering guided research for young researchers.

SIRS Issues Researcher

Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.

Small Engine Repair

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (SERRC) is a full text database accessible via a custom EBSCO interface. It is intended for public library patrons, as well as public school teachers and students, seeking reference and instructional information about small engine machinery maintenance and repair.


An extensive collection of bibliographic and full-text information, covering the effects of drugs and other chemicals on humans.

Categories Health & Wellness