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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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 Ancestry.com Library Edition here.
Access 124,747 digitized newspapers issues comprising 956,565 pages, all from the Indiana State Library's newspaper collection and freely accessible.
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.
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
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 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. On the INSPIRE homepage, click on "access the previous INSPIRE interface and use the Sign In option here" and then click on "Search additional Indiana newspapers in Newspapers.com" 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!™ 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 (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.
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.
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.
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).