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Research & Learn

Fayetteville Public Library databases

Research & learn
Proquest Arts
Articles, advertisements, illustrations and photographs from every issue of Billboard, Variety, Vogue, and more.
Auto Repair
Auto Repair Source
Search this do-it-yourself resource for repairing and maintaining domestic and imported vehicles
Business Market Research Collection
Conduct company, industry, economic and geopolitical market research with information from these sources: Hoover's, Ox Research Country Reports and the Snapshots Series Industry Reports.
Investment data on approximately 500,000 investment offerings, including stocks and mutual funds
Reference USA
A local guide to cities, towns, and neighborhoods in the United States
Value Line
A complete, online investment research system.
Job Now
Complete career resource center including job coaching, resume updates, and an Adult Learning Center
Current Topics & News
Biography in Context
Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers
Opposing Views in Context
Largest news properties in the U.S. highlighting the nation's most pressing issues - see both sides
ProQuest News & Newspapers
News information from today all the way back to 1764.
Social Sciences
Coverage across political science, sociology, the applied social sciences, criminal justice, education, and other areas
eBooks & Audiobooks
Audio Book Cloud
AudioBookCloud allows you to listen to your favorite audio books with just a click of a button. Listen online to audio books in many different genres.
cloudLibrary provides eBooks for all ages in a customizable interface that allows you to follow your favorite subjects and genres.
hoopla digital allows patrons to check out up to eight items every month, including movies, music, e-books, audiobooks, and comics.
Overdrive Download Services
OverDrive® Download Services delivers best-selling digital audiobooks and eBooks for checkout, download, and transfer to supported mobile devices.
Overdrive eReading Room for Kids
The OverDrive eReading Room for Kids offers 1000s of ebooks and audio books for young listeners and readers.
Overdrive eReading Room for Teens
Choose from 1000s of teen titles and bestsellers in OverDrive's eReading Room for Teens.
Tumble Book Library
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
NoveList K?8
Find books that are just right for your reading level and interests.
African American Heritage
A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.
Find census, military, immigration, and vital records at This resource is only available inside the library.
FPL Genealogy Center
Find every resource you need to start your research project at the Fayetteville Public Library's genealogy center.
Search census records, books, Freedman's Bank, and more
Obituary Records from 1842 Onward
Find Fayetteville obituary records from 1842 onward
Washington County Land and Marriage Records
Find information on land records from 1834 - 1991 and marriage records from 1845 - 1941 in Washington County, Arkansas.
General Research
Academic Search Premier
Find comprehensive, multidisciplinary content from a variety of scholarly sources from EBSCO
ProQuest Central
Start your research with ProQuest Central to search 30+ databases
ProQuest eLibrary
Multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content for research projects, including full-text documents from books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs and videos.
World Book Advanced
A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes an encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary sources.
World Book Discover
Reference resource with content and tools specifically tailored for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.
World Book eBooks
A collection of 25 classic and 25 additional proprietary World Book non-fiction titles.
World Book Kids
General reference tool for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities.
World Book Student
A research tool tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.
World Book Timelines
A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more.
Health & Medicine
Medical Database
Provides access to over 1,400 essential publications in full text covering topics across all areas of the medical sciences. The content is diverse enough to support the needs of medical students, faculty, and clinicians.
Nursing & Allied Health Database (ProQuest Central)
Provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and more. Suitable for researchers at healthcare facilities in addition to students of nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.
History Study Center
Collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present.
The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Features noteworthy events, landmarks, state events, and historic happenings
Homework Help
Live online homework help and tutoring, skill building, writing assistance, and ACT/SAT practice
Culture Grams
Learn about the world's countries, cultures, and peoples
Little Pim
Little Pim helps teach young learners foreign language with colorful, engaging videos.
Mango Languages
Learn more than 70 languages through real conversations. Fun and also for kids.
Gale Legal Forms
Access the same forms used by law firms covering legal topics such as bankruptcy, bill of sale, contracts, divorce, landlord/tenant, real estate, name changes, power of attorney and living wills.
Library Apps
Fayetteville Public Library app for iOS
Access the information and resources from Fayetteville Public Library that you need from anywhere and at any time.
Fayetteville Library App for Andriod
Access the information and resources from Fayetteville Public Library that you need from anywhere and at any time.
Literature Resource Center
The world's most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database with full text
Novelist Plus
(EBSCO): This is a popular readers’ advisory service that helps readers find fiction and nonfiction books. It includes reviews, book covers, booklists, links to author web pages & much more!
ProQuest Learning: Literature
Access to 350,000 complete and primary texts, criticism, and reference works
Proquest Literature Online
Literature Online is the leading online resource for the study and teaching of literature in English. It combines the texts of over 355,000 literary works with a vast library of key criticism and reference resources.
Global catalog of over 10,000 library collections
Flipster gives you access to a variety of free digital magazines from your library.
Freegal Music
Freegal Music allows FPL cardholders to download up to five free songs every week and stream up to three hours of ad-free music daily.
Northwest Arkansas Resources
Community Resources Wiki
Search this community directory containing listings of organizations in Northwest Arkansas. The wiki is actively maintained by FPL librarians.
Online Classes
Gale Courses
More than 350 instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, business management, GED test preparation and much more.
LinkedIn Learning (previously
Learn a variety of skills through informative videos.
Science & Technology
Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
Provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications.
ProQuest STEM
Covers research and instruction in earth, life, physical, medical and applied sciences; and technology, engineering, and math.
Science Online
Covers a range of scientific disciplines and includes comprehensive coverage of core science areas, in-depth overview essays, experiments, activities, and thousands of full-length videos and clips.
Today's Science
Bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries. Today's Science provides in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics and technology.
Streaming Video
Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and Kids favorites from thousands of studios such as A24, The Criterion Collection, PBS and more.
Test Prep
Live online homework help and tutoring, skill building, writing assistance, and ACT/SAT practice
Driving Tests
Driver's permit practice tests and handbooks from the Arkansas DMV
Learning Express Library
Academic skill-building, standardized test prep, career certification test prep, and job search resources.