Digital Library

Digital Library

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Welcome to the Idaho Falls Digital Library. Our collections bring a wealth of digital information, online classes, and tutorials to the convenience of your home, office, or mobile device.

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For additional digital resources not listed here, visit lili.org, a service of the Idaho Commission for Libraries.

Automotive Repair Libraries

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Do you need help with a car repair project? The Idaho Falls Library has two online automotive repair libraries.

Automotive Repair Reference Center Automotive Repair Reference Center—”This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, bulletins and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians” (ebsco.com).
Gale Chilton Library Chilton Library—Reliable automotive help available 24/7. Trusted by automotive enthusiasts and professionals for more than 100 years. This resource contains step-by-steps service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance and specification tables, troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia resources, and ASE test prep resources (gale.com).

EBSCOhost Research

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EBSCOhost is an online reference system that offers library patrons full-text access to popular databases containing millions of digital documents and files.

EBSCOhost EBSCOhost Research—Search among more than 30 well-known databases offered by EBSCOhost, including Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, ERIC, Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedias, GreenFILE, Health Source, MAS Ultra, MasterFILE, MEDLINE, Newspaper Source Plus, TOPICsearch, and more. Create an account to save results into a personalized folder.
Consumer Health Complete Consumer Health Complete—This library supports the information needs of patients, fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics, and provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream to complementary and holistic medicine (ebsco.com).
Explora: An EBSCO Experience Explora Primary—For elementary-aged students, this library has information about thousands of topics including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports (ebsco.com).
Explora: An EBSCO Experience Explora for Educators—The Educator’s Edition helps teachers find primary source documents, informational texts, and curriculum support materials and discover reliable information on thousands of topics (ebsco.com).
Explora: An EBSCO Experience Explora for Public Libraries—This library has been designed with public library patrons in mind. It provides ad-free, easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Library patrons can find licensed articles from reputable publishers, topic overviews, text-to-speech capabilities, password-protected personal folders, and citation help (ebsco.com).
History Reference Center: Available via EBSCOhost History Reference Center—”Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals, and thousands of primary source documents” (ebsco.com).
Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center—”This rich full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs” (ebsco.com).
NoveList Plus: A Product of NoveList NoveList Plus—”NoveList is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available through libraries around the world” (ebsco.com).
NoveList K-8 Plus NoveList K-8 Plus—”NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can find tools to teach with books and engage young readers” (ebsco.com).
NoveList Mobile NoveList Mobile—Access the NoveList website on your mobile device. This simple mobile interface makes it convenient to use your smartphone or tablet to search for reading recommendations and book information.
Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone Library Solutions—”Rosetta Stone Inc. is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world. Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone’s language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak [up to] 30 languages” (rosettastone.com).
Small Business Reference Center Small Business Reference Center—”Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans” (ebsco.com).

Digital Maps

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Digital Sanborn Maps logo Digital Sanborn Maps—Search for historic Idaho maps within the Sanborn Map collection. For login credentials, contact the Idaho Falls Library at 208-612-8460. Available to library patrons only for noncommercial purposes.

Gale Cengage Libraries

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Gale Chilton Library Chilton Library—Reliable automotive help available 24/7. Trusted by automotive enthusiasts and professionals for more than 100 years. This resource contains step-by-steps service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance and specification tables, troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia resources, and ASE test prep resources (gale.com).
Gale LitFinder LitFinder—”LitFinder is international in scope, covers all time periods, and contains literature content, including more than 140,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary. Within LitFinder ‘s collection, patrons have access to works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities … read more” (cengage.com).

Heritage Quest

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Heritage Quest Online Heritage Quest—Powered by Ancestry, Heritage Quest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more” (proquest.com).

Lynda.com

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Lynda.com Logo Lynda.com has thousands of expert-led videos to teach you business, creative, and technical skills. Do you have a specific learning need? Find out what custom learning and certification plans are available to patrons through the Idaho Falls Library’s Community Education Program. Log into our Lynda portal here. Disclaimer: The Idaho Falls Public Library maintains a Lynda.com subscription for patron access. The library and Lynda.com are not officially affliated with nor endorsed by one another.

Online Classes and Tutorials

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Learning Express Library Learning Express Library—”LearningExpress Library™ provides the most comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources available in one platform. It provides academic skill building in reading, writing, math, and science, standardized test preparation, soft skills training, job search and career advancement, college admissions test preparation, professional licensing and certification test preparation, high school equivalency test prep, and much more” (learningexpresshub.com).
Lynda.com Logo Lynda.com has thousands of expert-led videos to teach you business, creative, and technical skills. Do you have a specific learning need? Find out what custom learning and certification plans are available to patrons through the Idaho Falls Library’s Community Education Program. Log into our Lynda portal here. Disclaimer: The Idaho Falls Public Library maintains a Lynda.com subscription for patron access. The library and Lynda.com are not officially affliated with nor endorsed by one another.
Microsoft Office Specialist Certified Testing Center Microsoft Imagine Academy and Certiport Testing Center—Prepare yourself for industry certifications with Microsoft technologies through the Idaho Falls Library’s Microsoft Imagine Academy and Certiport Testing Center. Improve your skills, increase your confidence, and achieve greater success and recognition through an official Microsoft certification program.

Rosetta Stone Language Lessons

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Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone Library Solutions—”Rosetta Stone Inc. is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world. Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone’s language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak [up to] 30 languages” (rosettastone.com).