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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 WVinfodepot.org.  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:

If you are attempting to access these resources outside of the library, you will need to call the library and request the username and password. Please contact us at (304)473-4219 and ask for this information.

Use the WVLC OneSearch box below to search all the databases at once or if you don’t know which database to look in to find the information you are looking for.

The Library Commission also is providing access to the online version of Consumer Reports. To access this database, use the widget below:

Database Description
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.
Explora Primary 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.
Alt HealthWatch Online alternative consumer health information.
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 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.
Legal Information Reference Center Provides access to legal publications and forms for citizens and small businesses.
Business Source Elite Online business-focused magazines and company profiles.
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.
Health Source: Consumer Edition Online general consumer health information.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition Academic focused health information. Also contains the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
Niche Academy Online tutorials for databases and web applications, like Gmail, Pinterest, and more.
Regional Business News Incorporates regional business magazines covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
TOPICSearch Explores social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics; includes controversial opinions and viewpoints.