Finance and Investments

Online Resource Tutorials

The Garland Libraries offer video tutorials on how to use many of our online resources.  Learn how to use Value Line, Mango Languages, Testing and Education Reference Center, Chilton Auto Repair and many more. Also included are tutorials on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, Gmail, Google Photos, and Goodreads.

  1. Morningstar Investment Research
  2. Value Line Research Center
  3. Universal Class


Morningstar Investment Research Center is an easy to navigate database that is designed to help library patrons reach their investment goals. It’s the one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary.

Benefits Overview:    

  • 14,500+ Stocks    
  • 24,800+ Mutual Funds    
  • 1,500 Exchange Traded Funds    
  • 700 Closed End Funds     
  • Expert Analyst Insight

Time to Review Your Investment Portfolio?
Watch Morningstar’s recorded presentations for guidance on building and maintaining your portfolio.
Look to the articles and videos for updated personal finance tips and commentary.

Planning for Retirement?
Utilize the Retirement Savings Calculator to check on your savings rate and define retirement goals.
Look through articles and videos for frequently updated tips and ideas on retirement.

New to Investing?
Take an online, self-paced course with Morningstar’s Investing Classroom to begin learning the basics.
Watch videos and read commentary from Morningstar and industry experts.
Utilize the glossary and methodologies when you come across a new term or rating.

Niche green arrow graphic #1 Morningstar Investment Reports Video Tutorial