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Databases from WV Info Depot

WV Info Depot offers courses, magazines, and articles to all WV residents. Access these online using "west" as the User Name and "virginia20!" as the password (unless noted otherwise).

The following is a summary of the databases available:

Alt HealthWatch

Online alternative consumer health information.

Business Source Elite

Online business-focused magazines and company profiles. View online tutorial.

Consumer Health Complete

Online health-focused fact sheets and diagrams, drug information, procedure explanation. View online tutorial.

Explora Primary

For pre-kindergarten to 5th grade students. Online articles from magazines and newspapers.

Explora Magazines and Newspapers

For all-ages. General interest magazines, books, primary source documents, images, videos, and newspapers. View online tutorial.

Explora Middle and High School

For 5th-12th grade students. Articles from magazines, books, primary source documents, images, videos, and newspapers.


Online government and general-interest titles. Contains articles on green building, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and more.

Health Source – Consumer Edition

Online general consumer health information.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Academic focused health information. Also, contains the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

Job & Career Accelerator

Online up-to-date employment directory, resume and cover letter creator, and computer skill tutorials.

LearningExpress Library

Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practice exams, civil service, cosmetology, EMS, firefighter, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more.

Legal Information Reference Center

Provides access to legal publications and forms for citizens and small businesses.

Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts

An index to journals, books, research reports, and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Niche Academy

Online tutorials for databases and web applications, like Gmail, Pinterest, and more.

NoveList Plus

Online tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they’ve already read or topics in which they are interested.

NoveList Plus K-8 Plus

Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, State standards; even books made into movies, and much more. Read reviews and learn about the author.

Points of View Reference Center

Middle school through college undergraduate and General user. Features information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, tables/charts/graphs, and more. View online tutorial.

Regional Business News

Incorporates regional business magazines covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.


Explores social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics; includes controversial opinions and viewpoints.