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.

Mobile Databases

EBSCOhost Mobile Databases
Requires a library card
EBSCO Databases designed for viewing on your mobile devices.
Worldbook Online Mobile
Requires a library card
Contains more than 25,000 encyclopedia articles as well as magazine articles, a dictionary, pictures, sounds, and videos.
WorldCatMobile
Requires a library card
An extensive online catalog of books, audiovisual items, Internet resources, and other materials held by libraries worldwide.
Pop Culture Universe Mobile
Requires a library card
An authoritative digital library of information on American and world popular culture, past and present.