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American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.

Ancestry Library Edition

Delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, and photos for individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Available for use within the library only.


Clio is your guide to the history around you and has over 7,000 historical entries from all across the country. 

Heritage Quest

Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources — rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

Polling the Nations

A critically acclaimed database of public opinion polls from over 18,000 surveys covering hundreds of breaking-news events and thousands of topics.  
See how the citizens of our state and country are feeling on hot button issues like climate change, health care, elections and voting rights, foreign policy, immigration, gun control, affirmative action, criminal justice reform, and many more. 
Spans from current day polls back to the 1980's. Surveys from respected polling organizations including Pew Research Center, Fox News, NBC/Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC/USA Today, CBS/New York Times, major universities, foundations, associations, corporations, and more.

West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture & History

The site features primary and secondary source documents, photographs, and databases; lists collections available in the State Archives; and provides research guides and assistance for genealogists.

WV News

Online news of Bridgeport News, The Exponent Telegram, Fairmont News, Morgantown News, The State Journal, Your Bulletin Board, WV Wheels and more.  Only available on the library computers (not for home use). Compliments of WV News.