Research

Read newspapers, journals, electronic books, and more without leaving your computer. Access the library catalog’s wealth of print and electronic resources using the links below.  If you can’t find what your are looking for please Ask a Librarian!

Note: You may need a library card and PIN to access these resources.

The Delaware Collections (formerly the Delaware Heritage Collection)
Documents, artwork, maps, newspapers, slides, photos, audio/video and other important items documenting Delaware’s rich history and culture can now be explored online!

Flipster
Read digital copies of magazines on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using your library card! Choose from many popular titles for adults, teens, and kids with no holds and no limits.

Genealogy
Resources to assist your search for family records. Includes census, ​birth, marriage, death, church, military, immigration and other records​.

Homework Help (via UDLib/SEARCH)
The UDLib/SEARCH program provides home access to online magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias to Delaware’s K-12 students, parents, and teachers (including homeschooled students).  Please contact your local school or public librarian for more information.

Learning Express
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.

MasterFile Premier
Full text for more than 2,000 magazines & general reference publications. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, it also includes reference books and biographical articles, more than 100,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flag.

NoveList
Contains book reviews and book lists for all ages: children, teens and adults. Locate books to read by describing a plot or find similar titles and authors for books already enjoyed. Users can also search a series name to get a list of titles in the series.

ReferenceUSA
Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, much more!

Universal Class

Your Seaford library card gives you access to Universal Class, a database that offers over 500 online continuing education courses!  With topics ranging from computer and office skills to hobbies and self-help, you are sure to find something that will spark your interest and curiosity. Each course is led by a real instructor, whom you may contact via email.  You have up to 6 months to complete each course, so you may learn at your own pace and according to your own schedule.   Click here to see a course list or to sign up, and start learning something new!