Find information on current issues and events, education, government, politics and more including newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring the Providence Journal, Westerly Sun, Valley Breeze, USA Today and more.

Ancestry Library Edition is available inside the library only. This online database offers census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world.

A collection of online databases accessible to all Rhode Island residents.

AtoZ Databases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1945. 

EBSCO's comprehensive collection of biographies on notable personalities in history, politics, sports, entertainment and more.

Prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills here.

Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc

Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports. You must either hold a Lincoln Public Library card to access this product or use this in the Lincoln Public Library.

EBSCO’s all new research portals designed for general audiences. Explora has a user-friendly interface with quick facts and articles for all of your research needs.

EBSCO’s research database for students K-5 is the replacement for Searchasaurus and Kids Search and features colorful pictures and school subject categories for easy browsing.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. It is available to Lincoln Public Library cardholders.

History Reference Center contains thousands of reliable resources — including primary source documents, biographies, photos, maps and more — to help you complete your research.

LearningExpress Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. 

Includes Contemporary Literary Criticism® and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism®

An online language-learning system that will teach you actual conversational skills. Start learning a new language now! 

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,950 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly full text reference books,  biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of  photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

This online database was designed to help both new and experience investors make informed investing decisions. Access is available within the library as well as outside the library.

Novelist is an electronic readers' advisory resource which assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. The database contains materials for all ages including picture books, children's "chapter" books, young adult titles and books for adult readers. The product's database provides enhanced subject access to over 100,000 fiction titles.

Points of View Reference Center is a full text database designed to provide students and schools with a series of controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Providence Journal. Read the Providence Journal in its entirety on your device. You need a Lincoln Public Library card to access the paper remotely.


Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of a collection of Rhode Island newspapers.

Search the library's entire collection of online works published by Salem. Includes literary criticism, history, health, and science.

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 102,800 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.

TumbleBook Library is an online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles! You can use your computer, tablet, or mobile phone! All you need is an internet connection. There are no downloads: books are streamed right to your device at the click of a button.You need a Lincoln Public Library card to access TumbleBook Library from outside the library.

Over 500 online continuing education courses are now available through Universal Class. Learn on your own time at your own pace. Universal Class offers courses on a wide range of subjects. A Lincoln Public Library card is required to access Universal Class

Multimedia encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, Spanish language encyclopedia for students, teacher and parent resources, and more.