Category: PDL Recommended

Explore the databases and resources provided by the Portage District Library.

PDL Recommended Databases
Resume BuilderPDL Database

Build a resume online in minutes with resume builder. Create resume content with their step-by-step resume writing guide. Format your resume by selecting a design template and font. Download and email your resume in multiple formats.

TumbleBook LibraryPDL Database

TumbleBook Library offers eBooks, read-alongs, videos, audiobooks, and games that help pre-school and K-3 level children learn all while discovering the joys of reading. This resource is available in three languages: English, Spanish, and French. There is also a mobile app available. Use your library card number and pin to access this resource.

Learn How to Use TumbleBook Library

Weiss Ratings OnlinePDL Database

Weiss Financial Ratings Series Online combines the strength of Weiss Ratings and TheStreet Ratings to provide libraries and their patrons with a single source for:
– financial strength ratings
– financial planning tools covering Banks, Insurers, Mutual Funds and Stocks
-financial literacy basics.

Learn How to Use Weiss Ratings


Value LinePDL Database

This investment database reports on approximately 1,700 stocks and more than 90 industries and also covers mutual funds, convertible securities, options, special situations, and more.

Learn How to Use Value Line


This resource for small business owners/entrepreneurs walks the user through brainstorming the creation of a small business, as well as the writing of a business plan, business canvas, lean canvas, and several other business visualization models.
Scholastic GO!PDL Database
One link, five hundred thousand resources for homework help. Includes nonfiction texts, Newspapers, Videos, Maps to help your student excel in their homework assignments.

This resource contains information on more than 70 million U.S. businesses, as well as residential information from every phone directory in the United States. Data is organized and retrievable by economic, geographic, and thematic searches.


Training Topics in this business-and-life-enhancing database include: 3D Animation, Business, Design, Diversity, Home Computing, Photography, Web, Leadership, Microsoft Office, Time Management, Communication, Marketing. Some training programs offer certificates upon completion.

Learn how to use LinkedIn Learning


Gale eBooksMEL Database

This is an extensive set of online reference books available to you from home from any computer with your library card. It includes multiple encyclopedias of different types, biographies, directories, and other types of reference materials for all ages. There is a base collection of works purchased by MeL which has been augmented by additional titles purchased by the Portage District Library.


The Portage District Library’s Heritage Room’s digital archives serve the dual purpose of bringing our unique collection of historic documents and photographs out of the dark file cabinets and dusty back-room storage spaces and giving you easy access to these marvelous resources. Sorry, we are currently experiencing difficulty accessing this database outside of the library.