Digital Resources


Access World News

Find diverse U.S. and global perspectives on issues and events related to business, careers, economics, the arts, education, health, homework help, politics and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content including the Austin American-Statesman, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and USA Today.

  • Dallas Morning News

    Search local and state full-text articles on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more from (8/12/84-Current). Also includes Current Events and Special Reports for homework help.

  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram

    Search local and state full-text articles on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more from (12/1/90-Current). Also includes Current Events and Special Reportsfor homework help.


America's Obituaries

Easily search a collection of over 22 million recent records from hundreds of U.S. newspapers. Updated daily, it incorporates over 75 million records from the Social Security Death Index (1937-present), organized by state.

With 7 billion genealogical records from across the globe and millions of family trees, they are the world’s largest online family history resource. This resource is only available while you are physically inside the Mansfield Public Library.


Biblioteca Tumblebook

TumbleBooks son libros ilustrados animados, que hablan y enseñan a los niños la alegría de la lectura en un formato que les encantará. TumbleBooks se crea adoptando las ilustraciones de libros existentes con animaciones, sonidos, música y narración para producir un libro electronico de imágenes que usted puede leer, o que es leido a usted.


Book Snapshots

Book Snapshots allows you to browse collections of various booklists to help you find your next book to read, place a hold in the catalog, and find other books by a particular author or genre. These colorful and dynamic SnapShots can be viewed on any device from computers, ipads and even mobile phones, so the library is never out of reach.


Britannica Public Library Edition

Conduct research, complete school assignments, work on special projects, and explore unique interests with ease.


Gale Literature Resource Center

Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analysis of noted authors

Learn something new at your own pace! Check out If you're new to the site, check out their tutorial on getting started. Lynda offers training in 3D, Animation, Audio, Business, Design, Developer, Home Computing, Photography, Video, Web + Interactive and Creative Inspirations.


Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is an award-winning, online curriculum for children preschool through kindergarten.The curriculum lays the foundation for a lifetime of learning success, providing strength in core subject areas: math, science and social studies, language and literacy, art, and music.



Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 80 languages.


Texshare Databases

The TexShare Databases provide access to business, medical, literature, and general information databases. If you do not have the login and password from your new library card packet, please call us and we will provide you with the information.

Some of the most popular databases are LearningExpress Library, which offers the practice tests, exercises, and skill-building courses you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Job & Career Accelerator, which is the industry's most comprehensive, online job search system, Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center, which has "How-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast, and Small Engine Repair Reference Center, which lets you search by product type, brand or model for maintenance and repair guides.


Tumble Book Library

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading. TumbleBooks can be used from most any internet connected computer including your home computer.


World Vital Records

A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: COMPLETE U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and international collections