Research & Learn

Using a computerThese online databases allow you to research your family genealogy, learn a new language, increase your business through consumer research, and more. We have great resources for students and learners of all ages, like GED and college admission test prep. How can you access these great resources? Click on a database title below to get started.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Unlock the story of you with genealogy sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. Ancestry Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today. 

What you’ll need: This resource is only available inside the library on library computers.

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is an e-learning resource that provides test prep for GED equivalency, citizenship, career certification exams, college admissions, and more. It also includes learning modules for academic skills improvement and adult learning. Help is available in both English and Spanish.

What you’ll need: Create a personal login and password.

Pronunciator Language Learning


Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn over 90 different languages with personalized courses which include: study guides, audio lessons, video phrases, movies, music, and more.  

What you’ll need: Create a personal login and password.

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Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) is a powerful online reference and research tool providing. Reference Solutions makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research, and much more.

What you’ll need: An active NRH Library card number.

TexShare DatabasesTexShare Databases

TexShare Databases provides access to over 27,000 journals, 171,000 ebooks, and 15 million images, videos, and interactive resources. TexShare Databases include the Chilton Library of automotive repair resources, HeritageQuest, Texas Legal Forms Library, and more.

What you’ll need: Please contact the Adult Services department at 817-427-6814 for the required password.