Online Databases

The Greenwood Public Library provides access to several online databases. With your green Evergreen GPL card, you can even access some from home. Please refer to the key below to determine how to access a database.
=accessible via a library computer or the library's wifi
=accessible from home (or anywhere outside the library) with your green Evergreen Indiana 14-digit library card number.
=provided for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE (via a landline or wifi)

Alldata 

Covers automotive repair information (electrical diagrams, diagnostic and repair procedures, maintenance schedules, recalls, parts and labor estimating) for all major models back to 1982. For models pre-1982, call the Reference Desk at 317-885-5036 (ALLDATA may be able to fax older information to the library).
PLEASE BE SURE TO LOG OUT WHEN FINISHED SINCE THE LIBRARY IS ONLY ALLOWED 3 SIMULTANEOUS USERS.

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Provides access to thousands of genealogy collections including historical maps and the Social Security death index (containing over 59 million names) plus census, church, court, and immigration records. Read about the differences between Ancestry.com Library Edition and Ancestry.com here.

AtoZdatabases

***SUBSCRIPTION ENDING SEPTEMBER 30th - use ReferenceUSA below starting October 1st***
The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more.

Biography in Context 

This is a comprehensive database of biographical information on over 340,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. It combines more than 435,000 biographies from over 1,000 volumes of 135+ respected Gale sources, such as Contemporary Authors, with more than 538,000 full-text articles from nearly 300 magazines. Availabel for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Explora for all ages 

Explora for Elementary Schools | Explora for Middle and High Schools | Explora Educator's Edition | Explora for Public Libraries

A collection of resources for educators to use for lesson plans as well as portals for students and the general public researching the arts, literature, biographis, current events, geography, cultures, health, history, math, and science. Replaces the Student Resource Center. Provided for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Gale Virtual Reference Library 

A collection of reference eBooks on a variety of subjects including Business, Education, History, and Religion. Provided for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

HeritageQuest

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Outside the library? Click here.
This genealogy database includes 22,000+ family and local history books, the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1940, PERSI Index to 6,500+ genealogy and local history periodicals, Freedman’s Bank Records, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application files, U.S. Serial Set, and much more! Compare the genealogy databases HeritageQuest and Ancestry.com Library Edition here.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Learn about common and unique crafts, hobby, and art projects via online tutorials with video, full-text articles and more! Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Use articles and how-to videos to learn how to improve your house. Also, you can utilize a conversion chart, homeowner's journal, and glossary. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Indiana Memory

This is Indiana's digital library and is a collaboration of libraries, museums, archives, and related cultural organizations. Search by keyword or by general topics such as architecture, agriculture, government, and daily life. Find primary resources from Indiana history. Open access for all.

Informe Académico

This database provides full-text access to over 100 titles of the most popular Spanish-lanuage magazines and pamphlets. Covers 1996-present and includes a Spanish thesaurus and interface. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Inspire

INSPIRE is the place to go when you need reliable, verifiable, quantifiable, and accurate information. It offers magazines, books, encyclopedias, and other resources for all Indiana residents. Research current events, science, business, health, notable people, hobbies, and much more from the library, school, home, or the office. INSPIRE includes over 2 dozen databases with thousands of magazines and journals with full text plus hundreds of newspapers from around the U.S. FREE to all Indiana residents.

litfinder

Provides access to thousands of full-text poems, short stories, and essays as well as the best known speeches of the past 2,500 years categorized into easily searchable genres. The database also includes over 1,000 plays covering the range of dramatic expression. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

MasterFILE Premier

Research full-text articles from over 2,000 periodicals. Includes Consumer Reports from 1991 to present and Consumer Reports Buying Guide from 1999 to present. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Newspapers.com 

Search and browse several Indiana newspapers including The Evening Star from 1912-1919 and The Franklin Evening Star from 1920-1963. You can search The Daily Journal (1963-present) at Johnson County Public Library branches. On the INSPIRE homepage, click on the "Search additional Indiana newspapers in Newspapers.com" towards the bottom right. Provided for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Novelist

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Outside the library? Click here.
Do you ever want to find a good fiction book but don't know where to start? The NoveList database can help you out. It includes over 135,000 title listings, 110,000 annotations, 90,000 full-text reviews, 500 BookTalks, 350 award lists, and 250 book discussion guides. You can search by author, title, plot elements, keywords, or series for adult, teen, and children's fiction titles.

ReferenceUSA

***SUBSCRIPTION BEGINS October 1st***
The premier source for the most up-to-date data for market, job, health care, and residential research. Great for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more. Visit the Resources for ReferenceUSA Users page for video tutorials and training guides on numerous topics including market research and job searching.

Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Use this award winning language immersion program to learn the foundations for 30 languages. Core lessons and focused activities for 50+ hours of Level 1 instruction will help you refine your grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Provided for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

MOBILE DEVICE USERS: Please first download the app to your device BUT DO NOT OPEN IT.  Come back to this page then click on Rosetta Stone Library Solution above and log in.  The app will then launch.  You must first visit the Rosetta Stone Library Solution page to change your language in the future and view progress reports.

Helpful Links: Mobile App Instructions | How to Callibrate the Microphone | How to Change Course Settings | Best Practices | Supplemental Education Materials for Homeschooling and Personal Use

Audio Companion Info: Audio Companion Files | Audio Companion Guide | How to Make an Audio Companion CD

small business resource center

Search for anything related to small business and entrepreneurship in this comprehensive database that is a collection of business periodicals, reference sources, and online guides. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

testing & education reference center

Create a free account to track your progress studying for AP exams, the GED, ASVAB, TASC, SAT, ACT, civil service exams, and much more! Also, read Peterson's test prep books online, create resumes with the Online Resume Builder, and research colleges and professional programs. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

worldcat

This free database is composed of millions of records built from the bibliographic and ownership information from contributing libraries. Records for everything from stone tablets to electronic books, wax recordings to MP3s, DVDs and websites are incluced. Records typically have library holdings information attached to show where they can be accessed (for libraries that are part of OCLC--Greenwood Public Library is not a member).