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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)

Academic Search Complete

A multi-disciplinary, full-text database designed specifically for academic institutions. This scholarly collection provides full-text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc. and nearly 4,000 full-text scholarly publications. 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 Library Edition and here.

Biography Reference Center

This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. The database includes coverage of 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). 

Find vehicle repair and maintenance information including step-by-step procedures and wiring diagrams.

Consumer Reports 

Full-text access to Consumer Reports magazine from 1991-2018 including the Annual Buying Guides. Research products using unbiased reviews and ratings. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Driving Tests 

With the motto of "everyone can be a safe driver," Driving-Tests provides unlimited access to official state driver's manuals, online practice tests for car, motorcycle and commercial driver's license (CDL), an exam simulator, and a DMV-related FAQ. In addition to being the largest and most visited independent online driver education provider in the U.S., Driving-Tests helps patrons pass their driving knowledge test faster and more effectively - learner drivers who take the practice tests and read the official manual are 73% more likely to pass than those who study the manual alone.

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.

Family Search 

FamilySearch adds over 300 million free genealogical records and images online yearly from all over the world and manages the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City. It has amassed billions of birth, marriage, death, census, land and court records from more than 130 countries to help you discover and make family connections.

**Each individual must log into FamilySearch using their own unique username and password. There is no institutional login.


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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 Library Edition here.

Hoosier State Chronicles

Access 124,747 digitized newspapers issues comprising 956,565 pages, all from the Indiana State Library's newspaper collection and freely accessible.

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.


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.

learning express

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 offers career resources as well as resources for colleges and professional programs. Available for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

Legal Forms 

Search for hundreds of printable Indiana legal forms including power of attorney, quit claim deeds, real estate, name change, wills, divorce, bankruptcy, and many more.  There is also the Legal Information Reference Center available through INSPIRE.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly

Learn from over 3,000 courses on a variety of topics including business, web development, multimedia skills, Microsoft Office, and coding to name a few. The courses are on demand and delivered by expert instructors.

MasterFILE Complete

MasterFILE™ Complete contains full text for nearly 2,300 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 350 reference books, over 55,000 primary source documents, an image collection of nearly 1.9 million photos, maps and flags and more than 75,000 videos from the Associated Press.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions and wellness issues in language you can understand. 

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. Scroll down to bottom right-hand side and then click on "Search additional Indiana newspapers in" towards the bottom right. Provided for FREE to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.


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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.

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.

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions (formally known as Reference USA) is the number 1 source of information on businesses and people specifically designed for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers, and job seekers.  Reference Solutions helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people.

For remote access you will need to first accept Reference Solutions' Terms and Conditions before logging in with your library card number.

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

Science Reference Center

A research database providing easy access to a wealth of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other reliable sources. In addition, the database includes a vast collection of images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

Small Business Reference Center

This database offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics. In addition, it provides business videos, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.


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).

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