Online access to research, books, and more

All of ACPL’s online resources  including journals and magazines, language learning resources, and test preparation  — can be found at

FEatured Databases

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is available through Ebscohost. To access:

  1. Go to
  2. Under Browse Resources by Title, select E.
  3. Select Ebscohost, then Ebscohostweb.
  4. Select Academic Search Premier.
  5. In the search bar put whatever topic you are searching for (ex. Smartphones, refrigerators) and “consumer reports.”

Chilton - Auto Repair

Chilton Library is an authoritative automotive repair information. Thousands of year, make, and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “C” for Chilton.
  3. click on the Chilton Library link.

Once there the Vehicle Selector will help you find the manual you need.

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library provides a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on many common academic and licensing tests. Includes a Job & Career Accelerator.

To get to Learning Express

  1. Go to
  2. Select the “L” for Learning.
  3. Select Learning Express Library.

Once there use the search bar or category links to find what you need.

Novelist - Book Recommendations

Novelist Plus provides reading recommendations for nonfiction and fiction. Describe a plot with author readalikes, find reviews and much more for thousands of books. Explore What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and more. Includes audiobook reviews.

To get to Novelist Plus

  1. Go to
  2. Select “N” for Novelist.
  3. Select Novelist.

Once there Novelist can search by genre, age range, and books you have liked in the past.

For further instructions using our online databases, go here.