These online subscription tools are arranged alphabetically. All are available from within the Library and at home, unless otherwise noted. Library Edition Library Edition

Ready to discover your family story? Simply start with yourself and we’ll do the searching for you. Find your ancestors’ stories. Discover yours.

Available from inside the library only


Auto Repair Source

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls and more.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center

This database offers over 460,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.



Books 24x7 ITPro

Books24x7 ITPro

Books 24x7 ITPro provides on-demand access to recent unabridged content of thousands of IT and technology books and documents. The fully searchable, web-based environment is easily accessible from your desktop.



Britannica School

The go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.



Britannica Escolar

Escolar es un recurso en el que se confía universalmente por su contenido preciso y apropiado para su edad en Español. 



Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports helps consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for.



Discover & GO

Discover and Go

Get free and discounted passes to local museums and cultural institutions through Discover & Go! Please note that some attractions offer a limited amount of Discover & Go passes. 

Frequently Asked Question about Discover & Go



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driving tests

Study for your permit or license renewals with driving-tests. This free online program provides users with unlimited access to official California driver's manuals, online practice tests* for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV related FAQ.

*Los exámenes de práctica también están disponibles en español. 



enki eBooks

enki eBooks

enki is a California eBook platform created by librarians where you will find popular indie fiction and nonfiction genres including romance, mysteries, graphic novels, crafts, encyclopedias, cookbooks, short stories, essays, study guides as well as classic literature with new, orginal bookjacket art. Indulge your curiosity!

Frequently Asked Questions about enki



Heritage Quest Online

HeritageQuest Online

A genealogical database with access to census data, family records and local histories.





Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7, with your library card.  





If you're interested in independent, international, classic and documentary films, sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service. You can stream over 26,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers.

Getting Started 

Frequently Asked Questions about Kanopy



Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library

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.



Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center

This database provides access to hundreds of publications and thousands of multi-state forms to assist users in legal matters of all kinds.



Overdrive and Libby

Overdrive and Libby

Electronic books and downloadable audiobooks to read and listen to on your computer or supported portable device, powered by OverDrive. Some of these titles are also listed in the SPLASH catalog. Access to these materials is provided by a Federal LSTA grant. 

The Libby app is available for iOS and Android.



Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center Plus

This database provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.



Masterfile Complete

MasterFile Complete

This database offers the largest collection of the most popular full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest. 



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Mango Languages 

This language learning program will help you learn a new language, you have 30 to choose from! 

Available to Dixon Library cardholders only



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Newspaper Source Plus

This database provides access to more than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles.



The New York Times

The New York Times Online

Access to articles and blog posts, as well as video, slide shows and other multimedia features. This includes the latest content and news as well as access to articles from 1851 to present day. 

How Do I Access The New York Times Online?

What Sort Of Access Will I Have To The New York Times Online? 



 NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Your Guide to your next book! An electronic readers' advisory resource which assists readers in finding new authors and titles. Includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. 



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Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.



 RB Digital Magazines

RB Digital Magazines

RB Digital Magazines has a new website! RB offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. These magazines can be read on your computer or mobile device.

App available for iOS, Android and Kindle.




 Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center

This database provides users the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics, including business videos, a help and advice section and information on how to create business plans. 


Web News

Get access to top near real-time news feeds from around the globe of over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics.


Most databases are provided through subscriptions underwritten by the Solano Partner Libraries and Saint Helena (SPLASH) Library Consortium.