MWR Digital Library Audiobook & Research Resources

From Audiobooks to Academic Research, the Digital Library Has It

These days, your computer or mobile device gives you easy online access to books anywhere in the world, anytime your curiosity strikes. The Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Digital Library has valuable and easy-to-use databases to help military members and their families meet their research needs or simply download a book to enjoy.

Audiobooks, eBooks and more

  • FreedomFlix brings history to life by capturing the dramatic and defining moments in American history through dynamic ebooks with embedded popup features.
  • Gale eBooks is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research, which can be accessed remotely 24/7.
  • O’Reilly Online Learning (previously Safari Books Online) provides access to more than 57,000 eBooks, videos, live learning and interactive coding sandboxes and tutorials.
  • PressReader Digital Newspapers provides interactive, digital access to more than 7,000 of the world’s best newspapers and magazines. Viewers can browse articles and other key elements, including full-color pictures, advertisements, classifieds and notices.
  • RB Digital eBooks and Audiobooks offers a wide selection of unabridged books for you to read or listen to.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center helps you complete those do-it-yourself maintenance projects using reference guides, photos and illustrations.

Research resources

  • Ancestry® Library allows you to unlock the story of your family with billions of U.S. and international records.
  • Academic OneFile provides millions of articles from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources with extensive coverage in key subject areas, such as biology, chemistry, criminal justice, economics, environmental science, history, marketing, political science and psychology.
  • Entrepreneurship connects you to resources essential to learn how to plan, fund, start or manage your small business.
  • Gale Health and Wellness offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia and much more, covering a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.
  • Interactive Science gives users the ability to manipulate and explore 3D models, allowing students to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Reference and periodical materials provide additional context.
  • Legal Forms provides access to a wide selection of state-specific and multi-state legal forms across popular legal areas.
  • Military and Intelligence is a library containing scholarly journals, magazines and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs.
  • GreenFILE lets you dive into topics covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.
  • Explora Primary provides a fun and easy, kid-friendly database on a range of topics for grades K-5.
  • Fold3 Library Edition is a premier collection of historical U.S. military records and unique military content, bringing to life the details of America’s military veterans with stories, photos and personal documents from the Revolutionary War through today.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center gives you reliable information about mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds and market returns.
  • National Geographic Virtual Library Archive includes every article of National Geographic magazine from 1888 through 1994.
  • O’Reilly Online Learning (previously Safari Books Online) provides access to more than 57,000 eBooks, videos, live learning and interactive coding sandboxes and tutorials.
  • Teacher Reference Center lets you dig up education standards, best practices and curriculum development to enhance your education or teaching career with access to more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines.
  • Weiss Financial Ratings provides independent ratings covering stocks, ETFs, mutual funds, insurance companies banks and credit unions.

These are just some of the many resources available through the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library. Check out their site today to find more.