News and Research Databases

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The Florida Electronic Library (FEL) is a gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues. The FEL offers information for all age groups, including homework help for students and resources for teachers.

America's News through NewsBank

Find information on topics related to business, education, health, politics and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, newswires, blogs, videos and web-only content.

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Find information on topics related to all areas including business and economics, education, the environment, health, international issues, jobs and careers, leisure issues (book reviews), politics, social issues, sports, STEM and technology.

Sun-Sentinel (Search 1986-Current)

Find information on topics related to community issues and events, business, education, government, and more.

Miami Herald Collection (Search 1982-Current)MiamiHerald-collection-ad
Search more than 35 years of Florida history with the Miami Herald Collection. Coverage from 1982 through today, including full-text, web-only content and full color image edition.

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Visit for free, easy-to-follow tutorials for users of all skill levels. Courses include popular news websites, social media, Internet basics, and more.

Ancestry logoAncestry Library Edition
The world’s largest online family history resource can give you instant access to hundreds of years of history in billions of historical documents and millions of historical photos from all over the world.

Ancestry Library Edition also provides access to local narratives, oral histories, indexes, and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s.

Ancestry Library Edition is only available at the Library. For more information, please call (954) 390-2195, or stop by the Library at 500 NE 26th Street.