Thanks to the West Virginia Library Commission, all Upshur County Public Library library cardholders have access to the following databases both at home and in the library through  These databases are great for school research, job searching, medical research, studying for tests, and many other topics.  Check out the links below for more information:

New!! - World Book Online

This resource contains several different databases, which contain great resources for homework help.

Explora Magazine and Newspapers

Full-text magazine databases covering all subject areas including business, education, children's information, science, multi-cultural issues, health, and more.

Help your Primary school student succeed with this searchable database! Search for topics by keyword or subject. All results are appropriate for K-5th grade.

Explora Middle and High School

The easy way for Middle & High students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type: magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

Consumer Health Complete

Content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine.

Clio: Guide to Historical and Cultural Sites

Clio is an educational website and mobile application that guides the public to thousands of historical and cultural sites throughout the United States.

e-WV Encyclopedia
e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State of West Virginia. E-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia's people and places, history, arts, science and culture.

Job & Career Accelerator

Helping Job Seekers Get Hired, Every Step of the Way. Job & Career Accelerator is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired.


GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

Points of View

Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, essays, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, and reference books.

LearningExpress Library

Learning Express Library's Learning Centers offer the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want - at school, at work, or in life.

Scholastic GO!

With the following resources at your disposal, you can GO Everywhere with Scholastic GO!!

WV Arts and History

Whether studying for the Golden Horseshoe exam, researching your family lineage, or looking for information on the history of West Virginia, the Archives and History website is the premier on-line resource. The site features primary and secondary source documents, photographs, and databases; lists collections and other materials available in the State Archives; and provides research guides and assistance for genealogists.

NovelList Plus

NoveList is the premiere database of reading recommendations

NovelList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus helps parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers.