The Central Mississippi Regional Library System has an extensive digital library for your use.
Explore the services below, and click on any of them to be taken to that particular service,
or you can click on the name of the services in the column on the right.
These are full text electronic books with book covers, tables, pictures, graphics, table of contents, indexes, and citations. Subjects include: Science, History, Animals, Food, Countries, Leaders, World Literature, Addiction, Holidays, Biography.
Please ask a library staff member for the access code.
Initiated October 2005 with funds donated by The Rotary Club of Flowood, MS and Wal-Mart of Forest, MS.
Mississippi’s rich abundance of cultural and historical resources is held by institutions and repositories all across the state. The MDL provides a unified portal to search and explore the wealth of materials available in Mississippi.
You can access the Mississippi Digital Library anywhere for free.
These Mississippi DMV practice tests are good for the permit test, driver’s license test, and the senior citizens’ refresher test. The written part of the tests at all Mississippi DMV locations is the same. There are practice tests for a car, motorcycle, and CDL. You may view handbooks for all 3 tests. Practice tests are also en Español.
Also available, VIN Decoder – a free tool handy for researching used cars.
The online version of the award-winning print encyclopedia published by the University Press of Mississippi.
This is a collection of online sites with free test prep and study guides. These sites may require you to log in with a username and password to save your work.
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
GCFLearnFree – Free online learning. Subjects include computer basics, typing, email, internet, Microsoft Office products, Quickbooks, reading, math, personal finance, design, career planning, job searching and applying, daily skills, work life, and more.
A large collection of journals, periodicals, newspapers, reference books, etc. May choose to search by subject, database, or by using these age appropriate portals (with dictionaries, encyclopedias, reference books, & journals). Includes citation builder.
Log on to these databases with your CMRLS library card number.
Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. A simple search and category browse quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos. Topic overviews provide users with a starting point for research. Password-protected personal folders and citation help are available. Log on to these databases with your CMRLS Library card number.
For research databases separated by grade levels:
Designed for touch-enabled devices such as laptops and tablets, Auto Repair Source offers a user-friendly search experience and access to a wealth of information to help users diagnose, repair and maintain today’s complex vehicles. Diagrams and images can be easily magnified and printed.
Auto Repair Source contains the following:
- Service information optimized for the most common maintenance and repair operations
- Technical service bulletins and recall notices
- Component location diagrams for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks
- Precise and comprehensive wiring diagrams for all systems
- Maintenance schedules and estimated labor times for the most commonly performed operations in a mechanical repair shop
- Engineering specifications/standards for the most common repairs and adjustments
- Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs), flowcharts and step-by-step diagnostic instructions covering powertrain, chassis, body, and network communication
- Part numbers, diagrams, and pricing for thousands of the most commonly replaced parts, including manufacturer-suggested retail price, to help users validate the cost of repairs and identify all iterations of a part number or part status (current, superseded, split, discontinued)
Log on with your CMRLS Library card number.
Unless otherwise indicated, the organizations listed provide services to people living throughout Mississippi. None of these organizations represent individuals in criminal proceedings. For more information about how to access legal help in Mississippi, contact the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission at 601-960-9581 or visit www.msatjc.org. The Mississippi Access to Justice Commission provides overarching, unifying support for the legal aid system in Mississippi.
A list of database and internet links, as well as links to specific health topics found in your CMRLS Library. You will be prompted for a user ID, use your CMRLS Library card barcode number to access these.
A list of internet links and books available in your CMRLS Library regarding job hunting, training, or career changes.
Full Virtual Reference Collection List:
- ACT and other Test Prep Resources
- Auto Repair Source
- Business Source Complete
- Consumer Health Complete
- (Mississippi) Driver’s Education Program Practice Tests
- Explora for Student Research
- Free Legal Resources In Mississippi
- Gale Virtual Reference Collection
- Healthy Hometown Library
- Heritage Quest
- History Reference Center
- Job Resources
- Learning Express Library
- Literary Reference Center
- Local/State/National/International News & Weather
- Mississippi Digital Library
- Mississippi Encyclopedia
- NoveList Plus
- Resume Builder
- Rocket Languages
- Storyline Online
- VIN Decoder
- World Book Online
- Website Links by Dewey Decimal Classification
Enjoy more than 200,000 eBooks and 1,100 publishers! Books in French, German, Spanish and other languages and available, also. There are “NO HOLDS” when using Freading, a great asset for classes and book clubs. New titles and publishers are added regularly, so the collection continues to grow. Free mobile apps are available for Apple and Android devices and Freading works with most tablets excluding the Nook/Kindle eBook readers; however Freading will work with Kindle Fire.
*Flipster®, the next-gen digital newsstand now offers content across all of your favorite devices. Click here for help getting started with Flipster.
*RBDigital, a digital newsstand being offered by the Mississippi Library Commission. Click here for help getting started with RBDigital
Both of these digital newsstands have apps in the Apple and Android app stores.
*Log in to both with your CMRLS barcode number.
Learn 15 languages, including American Sign Language and ESL. 60 conversational lessons per language.
Log on with your CMRLS library card number.
The free site is sponsored by the Entertainment Industry Foundation; popular children’s books are read by members of SAG-AFTRA Foundation. Books also have activity guides.
Handpicked website links organized in Dewey Decimal Classification order.
MAGNOLIA is partially funded by the Mississippi Legislature, University & Public Libraries; and by the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) administered by the Mississippi Library Commission (MLC) for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).