FREE DATABASES

The majority of our databases can be used from your home computer if you have a Rockford Public Library card.
Databases Key
Databases that require a library card number.
Databases Key
Databases ONLY available for use at the library.
Databases Key
Databases that can be accessed from home, but need authorization and a password. This is available by calling the Adult Services Department at (815) 965-7606, option 4.

Foreign Language

Clase Periodica
Clase and Periodica offers an index of Latin journals in the sciences and humanities. *Login using your library card number, then select this catalog from the drop-down list.
Rosetta Stone for Libraries
Requires a library card
Reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills are introduced in core lessons, and then key skills such as grammar and vocabulary are refined in focused activities. Proprietary speech-recognition technology evaluates learners’ pronunciation of each word and sentence, providing immediate feedback. Through Rosetta Course, learners speak, listen, read, and write—all without translation or memorization.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Requires a library card
An encyclopedia in Spanish for students. Una enciclopedia en español para los estudiantes.
EBSCOhost Espanol
Requires a library card
An encyclopedia in Spanish for students. Una enciclopedia en español para los estudiantes.