WvInfodepot’s electronic databases are available both at home and in the library, thanks to the West Virginia Library Commission, all Pioneer Memorial library cardholders have access to the following databases both at home and in the library through WVinfodepot.org.  These databases are great for school research, job searching, medical research, studying for tests, and many other topics. Check out the links below for more information.  If you need any help with these databases, call the Pioneer Memorial Library at (304)227-4788.

If you are attempting to access these resources outside of the library, you will need to call the library and request the username and password, which changes annually. Please contact us at (304)227-4788 and ask for this information.

Use the WVLC OneSearch box below to search all the databases at once or if you don’t know which database to find the information you are looking for within.

The Library Commission also is providing access to the online version of Consumer Reports. To access this database, use the widget below:

WVInfoDepot.org and EbscoHost electronic databases

Provided by the WV Library Commission:


World Book Online

This resource contains several different databases, which contain great resources for homework help.
Explora Magazine and NewspapersFull-text magazine databases covering all subject areas including business, education, children’s information, science, multi-cultural issues, health, and more.
Explora PrimaryHelp your Primary school student succeed with this searchable database! Search for topics by keyword or subject. All results are appropriate for K-5th grade.
Explora Middle and High SchoolThe easy way for Middle & High students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type: magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
Consumer Health CompleteContent covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to holistic and integrated medicine.
Alt HealthWatchOnline alternative consumer health information.
Job & Career AcceleratorHelping Job Seekers Get Hired, Every Step of the Way. Job & Career Accelerator is the industry’s most comprehensive, online job search system that puts job seekers on the Fast Track to getting hired.
GreenFileGreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Points of ViewPoints of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, essays, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, and reference books.
LearningExpress LibraryLearning Express Library’s Learning Centers offer the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want – at school, at work, or in life.
Legal Information Reference CenterProvides access to legal publications and forms for citizens and small businesses.
Business Source EliteOnline business-focused magazines and company profiles.
NovelList PlusNoveList is the premiere database of reading recommendations.
NovelList K-8 PlusNoveList K-8 Plus helps parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers.
Health Source: Consumer EditionOnline general consumer health information.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic EditionAcademic focused health information. Also contains the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
Regional Business NewsIncorporates regional business magazines covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
TOPICSearchExplores social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics; includes controversial opinions and viewpoints.
Tutor.comNo Cost 1-to-1 tutoring, test prep and job search assistance for all ages and stages! Live tutoring available from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Library patrons across West Virginia can access unlimited homework help, drop-off review services, test prep, and other resources through TutorWV, powered by Tutor.com

Other Resources, not from WVInfodepot

  • e-WV Encyclopedia – The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State of West Virginia. E-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia’s people and places, history, arts, science and culture.
  • WV Newspaper Portal (From the Potomac State College) – A local newspaper digitization project focusing on several WV eastern panhandle newspapers.
  • Niche Academy – Online tutorials for databases and web applications, like Gmail, Pinterest, and more.
  • WV Arts and History – Whether studying for the Golden Horseshoe exam, researching your family lineage, or looking for information on the history of West Virginia, the Archives and History website is the premier on-line resource. The site features primary and secondary source documents, photographs, and databases; lists collections and other materials available in the State Archives; and provides research guides and assistance for genealogists.