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AtoZdatabases
AtoZdatabases
Premier Reference and Marketing Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents.  Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
 
Ancestry® Library Edition
Ancestry Library (for in-house use only)
Allowing access to hundreds of databases including indexes and images to US Federal Census records.
 

Auto Repair Reference Center

Auto Repair Reference Center (AARC)
Contains a comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information.
 
 

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Bartleby.com
Bartleby.com is an electronic text archive, headquartered in New York and named after Herman Melville's Bartleby the Scrivener. It was founded under the name "Project Bartleby" in January 1993 by Steven H. van Leeuwen as a personal, non-profit collection of classic literature on the website of Columbia University. In 1997 it moved to its own domain, bartleby.com, and was called "The New Bartleby Library". In September 1999 Bartleby.com was incorporated and started to focus on reference works, including the contemporary 6th edition of the Columbia Encyclopedia. Access to the collection is free to all Internet users.
 

 

 Biography for Beginners
Biography for Beginners (I'm outside of the library)
Illustrated biographies written especially for beginning and striving readers.
 
 
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Biography Reference Center
This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. Including coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published). 
 
Encyclopedic Britannica 
Encyclopedia Britannica (I'm outside of the library)
As the only online reference site created specifically for libraries,Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains comprehensive content for all patrons—from elementary students to college students, from business professionals to curious seniors.
 
 

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Career Research and Vocational Guidance Information*

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Institute For Career Research has been providing the most reliable vocational guidance information for many generations of young people and is considered the most authoritative source by thousands of teachers, librarians, and counselors. 

 

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Consumer Health Complete

A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. The multilingual health databases provide this information in 16 additional languages.

 

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Consumer Safety

Providing consumers with the information to lead Safe, Healthy and Happy lives. 

 

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Indiana BMV Practice Test

Driving Practice Test for Indiana BMV Drivers License

This Drivers education program contains the following state-specific information:

- 11 car practice tests
- 9 motorcycle practice tests
- 12 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests
- 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
- A FAQ  section with detailed answers to over 100 DMV-related questions
 
 

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Visit these different options:
 
Explora Educator's Edition
A tool designed to help teachers with lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards and valuable sites for teachers.
 
Explora for Elementary Schools
A student interface designed for use in Kindergarten through grade 5 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more
 
Explora for High Schools
An interface designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.
 
Explora for Middle Schools
A student interface designed for use in grades 6 through 8 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.
 
Explora for Public Libraries
An interface designed for public and school libraries with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.
 
 

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 Flipster
Flipster
Instant access to the most popular magazines. With Flipster, it's simple to select your favorite digital magazines from the Flipster newsstand and start reading.
 
 

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Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is an electronic database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for research.
 
Global Issues in Context
Electronic resource that offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues.
 
 

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Indiana Authors and Their Books
An Indiana University Libraries project now enables everyone to research Hoosier authors and their bibliographies online, as well as access hundreds of digitized books. 
 
 
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Indiana's Virtual Online Library where you can access a large collection of online academic databases and other information resources.
 
INSPIRE includes full-text magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, full-text historical newspapers, multimedia, library catalogs, and much more. Browse a specific databased by name or subject. Or search all of them together with one keyword search, just like Google (but with reliable information).
 
This is a free resource provided to all Indiana residents that can be accessed with any computer equipped with an Internet Protocol (IP) located in Indiana. 
 
 

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Legal Documents Made Easy

Nuwav Legal documents is an online tool that lets you create professional legal documents in three easy steps.  Search for the Documents specific to your situation.  Answer the questions and Print. 

 

 

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MEDLINE®  INSPIRE: A Service of the Indiana State Library

MEDLINE®

MEDLINE® provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

 

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Miss HumbleBee's Academy

A full online Cirriculum for Preschool through Kindergarten.

 

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MyHeritage Library Edition

A cutting edge search engine to help you discover more about who you ancestors were and the lives they led.  With access to over 7 billion historical records from around the world.  

 

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National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, and age-appropriate content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

 

 National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library

A complete archive of National Geographic magazine – every page of every issue – along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.

 Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus

A readers' advisory service covering all types of fiction and non-fiction. 

 

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Immigration. Climate change. Oil drilling. Jobs. Headline-grabbing issues and enduring controversies attract learners from high school and college to the business world and beyond.

Overdrive

OverDrive

With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection and a library card.

 

Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference

From subject reference, quotation, and language dictionaries in the Oxford Quick Reference collection, to awared winning Oxford Companions and Encyclopedias, in the Oxford Referenc eLibrary you can cross-search Oxford's trusted reference content at the click of a button.

 

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Points of View Reference Center
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. 

 

 

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Read It!

Read It!™ is designed for middle and high school students and anyone who has a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but needs adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. The customized articles and practice quizzes support ELL success and promote reading comprehension across a variety of school subjects and life skill areas. Read It! also offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.

 
 

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Rosetta Stone Level One for Personal Use

Recognized as a leader in technology-based language learning, Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their patrons their proven immersion method.

 

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Salem Online

Online access to Salem Press' award-winning health reference works, historical information, science articles, careers info, and more.

 

 Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Small Engine Repair Reference Center™

A definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance.

 

Student Resources in Context

Student Resources in Context

This next-generation portal reaches out to today's learners with a web-like user experience. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast-navigating search options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter.

 

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TeachingBooks.net  INSPIRE: A Service of the Indiana State Library

TeachingBooks.net

If you read fiction and nonfiction books in any discipline or setting, TeachingBooks.net's database of instructional materials will enliven your K–12 reading and library activities.

 

Testing & Education Reference Center  INSPIRE: A Service of the Indiana State Library

Testing & Education Reference Center: Basic College

Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life.

 

TumbleBook™ Library

Tumblebooks

Animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. Also available as an app. 

 

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What's Next™ Books in Series

What's Next™ Books In Series

Database from the Kent District Library helps you search series fiction.

 

World Book Online

World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures and more.