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Ancestry | Britannica | Chilton | Consumer Reports | Freegal | Kanopy | History Study Center | Library Elf | Lynda.com | Mango Languages | NewsBank | ProQuest | CultureGrams | eLibrary | SIRS Discoverer | NoveList Plus | rbDigital | Reference USA | Testing & Education Reference Center | Value Line | Washington Anytime Library
List of Digital Content offerings
Ancestry Library is available to use for free in all Whatcom County Library branches. Explore your genealogy and family history with this extensive collection of records and resources.
Britannica Library is an award-winning resource for children and adults.
Chilton Library is the ultimate resource for vehicle maintenance and repair.
Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works to inform purchase decisions.
Freegal offers access to about 15 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 40,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions.
Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films ─ titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers.
Library Elf is an email and RSS alert service that will helpyou manage your library loans and holds.
Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
Mango Languages provides online language lessons with easy, intuitive interactive tools to deliver practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for over 70 languages.
Newsbank gives you access to current and archival newspapers from around the US and the world including local newspapers.
NoveList is a great way to find your next great read. Reading recommendations that cater to your unique needs.
ProQuest provides millions of documents from thousands of sources, covering research and subject areas across the spectrum.
Proquest CultureGrams Online Database is an electronic database of reports on the countries of the world. These reports provide an insider’s perspective on people’s daily life and culture.
ProQuest eLibrary is a massive collection of multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content, designed for middle and high school students, undergraduates at community colleges and universities, instructors, and librarians.
History Study Center is an online resource providing a vast collection of digitised primary and secondary sources for the study of history. It is suitable for a wide range of users, from high school students looking for quick and reliable facts on a historical topic, to researchers examining hard-to-find primary source texts.
ProQuest SIRS Discoverer contains resources for understanding the pros & cons of issues, current events, and more. Also includes a Science Fair Explorer.
RBDigital Digital Magazines gives you access to more than 2,100 current magazines from the US and countries all around the world. Dig into The Atlantic, GQ, Glamour, National Geographic, The New Yorker and more.
ReferenceUSA offers accurate data on 57 million businesses and 314 million consumers.
Testing and Education Reference Center provides online practice tests for high school, college prep, career and grad school as well as citizenship and basic skills.
Value Line Investment Research provides investment-related data, news, and analysis for 1,700 stocks of widely-followed analyst covered companies. Each stock is explored in a full-page report with analyst commentary as well as timeliness and safety rankings.
Washington Anytime Library is our collection of electronic books (eBooks) and electronic audio books (eAudioBooks). Using the Overdrive website or the Libby app, you can place holds, check out and read or listen to your books all from your computer, smart phone, tablet or eBook device..