Adult Databases 

Online Databases

Huntsville Public Library provides a variety databases free of charge to Library cardholders. These online databases are a collection of authoritative information that cannot be accessed by simply conducting a search on a search engine such as Google or Yahoo. 

Unlike the information often found by searching the Internet with a search engine, the information obtained from these databases is thorough, up to date, and accurate. The Library's database collection includes resources for adults from a variety of educational and career backgrounds, including Spanish-language tools, as well as resources for children of all ages.

Where to Access Databases

Inside the Library

If you are using one of the library's computers, you simply need to click on one of the given databases and you will be automatically directed.

Outside the Library

If you would like to use the online databases outside of the library or on your own computer, you will need either a login and password, which the Library can provide, or your library card number and PIN. Your library card number can be found on the back of the card underneath the barcode. View more information about your PIN.

TexShare Databases

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The Texas State Library offers an extensive set of free online databases for library cardholders. Categories include academic research, books and literature, science and technology, homework help, genealogy and history, and health and medicine. To obtain the login and password to access these databases, please call the Library at

To access these databases, simply click on the icons above.

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Pronunciator provides both guided and self-directed instruction for 80 foreign

Pronunciator uses a variety of tools (e.g., drills, quizzes, live online
conversation classes, feature films, streaming music with lyrics, poetry, plays,
culture notes, etc.) to provide 360-degree exposure to a language within a
safe, structured learning environment.



General Information & Periodicals

  • All EBSCO
  • EBSCO MasterFile Premier
  • Newspaper Source

Education & Career Development

  • LearningExpress Library - LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
  • LearningExpress Library Job & Career Accelerator - Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process.

History & Genealogy

Do-It-Yourself Reference Centers

Health & Medical

Business Resources

Books & Literature