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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

Find articles from more than 3,800 journals in the world’s largest scholarly full-text database. Includes publications covering social sciences, humanities, education, computers, engineering, physics, chemistry, languages, arts & literature, medical sciences, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Bartleby.com

Thousands of free online classics of reference & literature, including Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, Strunk’s Elements of Style, World Factbook, and more.

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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals covering all subjects and languages. There are over 2,300 journals in the directory.

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eBooks on EBSCOhost

Thousands of ebooks you can read online, including essential reference materials, art, business, education, computers, health and medicine, religion, science, self-help, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Essay & General Literature Index

An index of essays and other works from over 9,000 printed anthologies and collections, covering literature, arts, social sciences, and the humanities. Log in with your library card number.

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Explora

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool to help students complete school projects and research assignments. Find reliable information on thousands of topics, including art & music, literature, language arts, history, social studies, science, technology, mathematics, health, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Online version of the well-known encyclopedia. Find brief overviews and articles for thousands of topics. Log in with your library card number.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Hundreds of non-fiction and reference books that you can read online, covering the arts, science, nature, technology, history, literature, religion, and more. Whether you’re researching a topic or reading for fun, there’s something here for everyone. Log in with your library card number.

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Google Scholar

Search for scholarly literature, including articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, universities and other web sites.

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Humanities Full Text

Includes full-text articles from journals covering art, classical studies, literature, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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MAS Ultra School Edition

Read popular magazines for high school students, including Discover, New Republic, Popular Science, Smithsonian, American History, CollegeXpress Magazine, and more. Log in with your library card.

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MasterFILE Premier

Read full articles from more than 2,000 magazines and journals covering general interest, business, health, education, science, and more. Includes Consumer Reports and other popular magazines. Also contains reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps & flags. Log in with your library card number.

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McClatchy-Tribune Newspaper Collection

90-day archive of approximately 100 newspapers from the McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. Titles include The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Orlando Sentinel, and The Sacramento Bee. Updated daily. Log in with your library card number.

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Newspaper Source

Provides selected full text from 200 U.S. and 20 international newspapers, 21 newswires and newspaper columns, and 26 TV and radio news transcripts. Cover-to-cover text from The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, and more. Updated daily. Log in with your library card number.

Points Of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center

Get a balanced perspective on current events and issues with Points of View Reference Center. Contains 400 topics, each with an overview, argument, counterpoint, and supplementary research.

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Readers' Guide Full Text Select

Search and read hundreds of the most popular magazines, covering art, business, education, entertainment, fashion, politics, health, religion, sports, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Social Sciences Full Text

Find research from the most important social science journals. Covers social work, economics, law, political science, psychology, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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TOPICsearch

Explore social, political, and economic issues, current events, scientific discoveries, and more. Find information on popular topics. Log in with your library card number.

WorldCat

WorldCat

A global catalog of library collections, including books, music, video, articles, electronic resources, and more. Search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. When you find items of interest, you can locate a library near you that owns it or request items by interlibrary loan at Michigan City Public Library.

Biography In Context

Biography in Context

Research notable people from the past and today using this multimedia site with articles, books, photos, and videos. Log in with your library card number.

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Biography Reference Bank

Find in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, Junior Authors & Illustrators, and articles from today’s leading magazines and journals. Log in with your library card number.

Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center

Read full-text and narrative biographies, including those from Biography Today and Biography. This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. Log in with your library card number.

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Axis 360 eBooks & eAudiobooks

Find popular fiction, non-fiction, and picture books for children, teens, and adults! Download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, or Windows PC. Log in with your Michigan City library card number and PIN.

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Bartleby.com

Thousands of free online classics of reference & literature, including Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, Strunk’s Elements of Style, World Factbook, and more.

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Biography Reference Bank

Find in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, Junior Authors & Illustrators, and articles from today’s leading magazines and journals. Log in with your library card number.

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Book Index with Reviews

Contains information on over five million books, audio recordings, and videos, with reviews from Booklist, Book News, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal. Log in with your library card number.

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Contemporary Authors Online

Find information on more than 130,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters. Log in with your library card number.

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eBooks on EBSCOhost

Thousands of ebooks you can read online, including essential reference materials, art, business, education, computers, health and medicine, religion, science, self-help, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Essay & General Literature Index

An index of essays and other works from over 9,000 printed anthologies and collections, covering literature, arts, social sciences, and the humanities. Log in with your library card number.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Hundreds of non-fiction and reference books that you can read online, covering the arts, science, nature, technology, history, literature, religion, and more. Whether you’re researching a topic or reading for fun, there’s something here for everyone. Log in with your library card number.

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Humanities Full Text

Includes full-text articles from journals covering art, classical studies, literature, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts

Index of articles, books, research reports, and proceedings related to librarianship and information management. Also includes profiles on 5,000 authors. Log in with your library card number.

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Literary Reference Center Plus

Find information on thousands of authors and their works. Includes full text of classic and contemporary poems, critical essays about popular YA titles, more than 750 literary journals, and reference guides related to literature. Log in with your library card number.

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LitFinder

Includes the full text of almost one million poems, short stories, novels, essays, speeches, and plays. International in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content. It also includes biographies, work summaries, and photographs. Log in with your library card number.

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MagillOnLiterature Plus

Find editorially reviewed critical analyses, character studies, author biographies and plot summaries of the most studied literary works. Log in with your library card number.

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NextReads

Are you looking for a few good books to read? Sign up for our e-newsletters and get great book suggestions by email. We’ll deliver reading lists right to your inbox along with new gems, bestsellers, and related titles. You’ll also be able to check immediately whether the items are available or whether they’ve been checked out. Sign up now.

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NoveList Plus

Find book suggestions and more in this searchable database for readers. Covers fiction and non-fiction. Includes recommended reads by author, title, series, genre, or subject area; book reviews; feature articles; series order; award winners; book discussion guides; and more. Log in with your library card number.

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Expert reading recommendations from NoveList help younger readers find just the right book. NoveList K-8 Plus includes fiction and nonfiction titles. Find book recommendations based on authors, titles, series, genre, or subject areas. Also includes book reviews, picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more! Log in with your library card number.

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Project Gutenberg

The first and largest single collection of free electronic books to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device. Over 40,000 ebooks available.

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Read It!

Designed for ELL students or others with a basic foundation in reading and English grammar but who need adapted reading material. The customized articles and quizzes promote reading comprehension and proficiency. A text-to-speech tool also enables students to listen to text. Log in with your library card number.

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Short Story Index

Index of short stories by author, title, genre, subject, literary technique and more. No full text. Log in with your library card number.

Business Source Complete

Business Source Complete

Includes journals covering business, marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, banking, finance, and more. Also includes market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles, and SWOT analyses. Log in with your library card number.

EBSCO

Corporate ResourceNet

Full-text articles from nearly 1,200 general and trade magazines and journals, such as Fortune, Money, American Demographics, Chemical Week, Electronic Business, Restaurant Hospitality, Academy of Management Executive, and Harvard Business Review. Also includes 10,000 extensive company profiles. Log in with your library card number.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Entrepreneurial Studies Source

Get access to information on the latest topics relevant to entrepreneurship and small business. This resource includes business journals, magazines and reference books, as well as case studies and company profiles. Log in with your library card number.

Health Business FullTEXT

Health Business FullTEXT

Publications covering the business of health care administration, including topics such as staffing, health care regulation, health care facilities management, marketing, and finance. Full text coverage for nearly 130 well-known administrative journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Health Management Technology, Modern Healthcare, and many others. Log in with your library card number.

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McClatchy-Tribune Newspaper Collection

Free access to the last three months of 100 newspapers. Titles include The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Orlando Sentinel, and The Sacramento Bee. Updated daily. Log in with your library card number.

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Newspaper Source

Provides selected full text from 200 U.S. and 20 international newspapers, 21 newswires and newspaper columns, and 26 TV and radio news transcripts. Cover-to-cover text from The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, and more. Updated daily. Log in with your library card number.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News

Full-text regional U.S. and Canadian business publications covering business, politics, and economics. Includes nearly 100 publications, including Indiana Business, Crain’s Chicago Business, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center

Read top consumer small business books, including titles from NOLO. Also includes business videos, an advice section, and information on creating business plans. Full text.

Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Resource Center

Offers a wide variety of information on starting, operating and maintaining a business, from financing, management, marketing, accounting, taxes, and more. Also includes hundreds of sample business plans. Log in with your library card number.

Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center

Includes a virtual career library, tutorials on job-related skills, online resume builder, information on accredited schools, and over 100 practice tests and courses for the PRAXIS, ASVAB, ASE Automotive tests, medical and nursing exams, firefighter and law enforcement exams, GED, SAT, ACT, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Vocational And Career Collection

Vocational and Career Collection

Vocational, trade, and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and more. Includes Modern Machine Shop, Pediatric Nursing, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and other magazines. Log in with your library card number.

Vocational Studies Premier

Vocational Studies Premier

Full-text journals and books to support the research needs of students enrolled in vocational programs. Includes cosmetology, fire science, law enforcement, veterinary assisting, computers, graphic arts, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Driving-tests.org

Driving-Tests.org

Free BMV driver’s practice tests, including car tests, motorcycle tests, CDL tests, road signs and situations, and more. No log-in is needed.

ERIC

Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Online digital library of education research and information. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making, and research. Log in with your library card number.

LISTA

Library, Information Science, and Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

Index of articles, books, research reports, and proceedings related to librarianship and information management. Also includes profiles on 5,000 authors. Log in with your library card number.

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NoveList Plus

Find book suggestions and more in this searchable database for readers. Covers fiction and non-fiction. Includes recommended reads by author, title, series, genre, or subject area; book reviews; feature articles; series order; award winners; book discussion guides; and more. Log in with your library card number.

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Expert reading recommendations from NoveList help younger readers find just the right book. NoveList K-8 Plus includes fiction and nonfiction titles. Find book recommendations based on authors, titles, series, genre, or subject areas. Also includes book reviews, picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more! Log in with your library card number.

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection

Includes more than 500 high-quality education journals, including Booklist, Education, Education Digest, Education Week, Educational Leadership, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Reading Teacher, School Library Journal, and more. Also contains nearly 230 educational reports. Log in with your library card number.

TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net

Database of instructional materials to enliven K–12 reading and library activities. Original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of professional book readings, guides to thousands of titles and a wealth of multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature.

Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center

Over 100 practice tests and courses for the GED, SAT, ACT, ASVAB, and more. Also includes information on over 4,000 accredited schools, a virtual career library, and online resume builder. Log in with your library card number.

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Explora

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool to help students complete school projects and research assignments. Click on the globe in the toolbar to change the language to Español. Find reliable information on thousands of topics, including art & music, literature, language arts, history, social studies, science, technology, mathematics, health, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Fonte Acadêmica

Fonte Acadêmica

A leading resource for Portuguese-language academic content. Includes journals from Brazil and Portugal. Log in with your library card number.

Fuente Academica

Fuente Académica Premier

Search for Spanish-language scholarly content. Includes academic research journals and books from Latin America, Portugal and Spain. Includes Comunicación y Sociedad, Entrepreneur Mexico, Estudios de Economía Aplicada, Ludus Vitalis, Nutricion Hospitalaria, Revista de la CEPAL, Boletín del CEMLA, and Darwiniana. Log in with your library card number.

Informe Académico

Informe Académico

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias. This Spanish language database includes full text articles from nearly 700 publications, most of which include full-text articles. Also includes Portuguese and English language materials. Log in with your library card number.

Referencia Latina

Referencia Latina

Read articles from Spanish-language newspapers and magazines, including El Comercio (Perú), El Mercurio (Chile), El Tiempo (Colombia), El País (Uruguay), El Nacional (Venezuela), La Nación (Argentina), La Nación (Costa Rica), People en Español, Entrepreneur México, Contenido and Impacto Latin News. Log in with your library card number.

Vente Et Gestion

Vente et Gestion

A collection of French language business and industry journals. Log in with your library card number.

Film & Television

Film & Television Index with Full Text

An online tool for film and television research, including books, journals, images, and Variety movie reviews dating back to 1914. Log in with your library card number.

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Humanities Full Text

Includes full-text articles from journals covering art, classical studies, literature, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion, and more. Log in with your library card number.

International Bibliography Of Theatre & Dance

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text

Contains the top performance arts journals. A research tool for theatre and dance studies. Log in with your library card number.

Play Index

Play Index

This unique resource covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. Includes plot summaries and annotations, a subject index, cast information, number of scenes and settings, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Michigan City Obituary Index

Index of obituaries that appeared in the Michigan City News Dispatch and earlier Michigan City newspapers. Covers 1887-present. Includes name, obituary date, newspaper name and page/column number. Obituaries are available on microfilm at the library.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Contains billions of records for genealogical research, including U.S. census images and indexes, military records, immigration records, directories, vital records, and international collections. Only available within the library.

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

A comprehensive treasury of U.S. genealogical resources, including U.S. federal census images, periodical resources, genealogy and local history books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank records, and the LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set. Log in with your library card number.

Indiana Memory

Indiana Memory

A free digital library of Indiana’s unique cultural and historical heritage, including digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, and other media. Created through a collaboration of Indiana libraries, museums, and cultural organizations.

Indiana State Digital Archives

Indiana State Digital Archives

Access nearly three million records, including death, institutional, military, naturalization, and other historical records. Fully indexed and searchable. Named a “Best State Website” by Family Tree Magazine.

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Indiana State Library Databases

Indiana Biography Index, Indiana Cemetery Locator Index, Indiana Marriages, Indiana World War II Servicemen, newspaper indexes, and more.

Chronicling America

Chronicling America

Historic American newspapers. Search newspaper pages from 1836-1922. From the National Endowment for the Humanities & the Library of Congress.

Hoosier State Chronicles

Hoosier State Chronicles

Indiana’s digital historic newspaper program. Free, online access to Indiana’s historic newspapers. Operated by the Indiana State Library.

Indiana History Online

Indiana History Online

Digital archive of state history, including histories, personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children’s books. Log in with your library card number.

American FactFinder

American FactFinder

Search for data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, including population, housing, economic, and geographic information.

Beacon

Beacon - LaPorte County Property & Assessment Data

Find local property assessment and tax information, public records on properties, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) via an online portal.

Census.gov

Census.gov

On-line access to Census Bureau data, publications, and products, including data about the nation’s people and economy. Historical Census data may be found through the National Archives website, Heritage Quest, or Ancestry Library Edition (only available in the library).

FedStats

FedStats

Official statistical information produced by federal government agencies. Convenient searching on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.

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IN.gov (Indiana State Government)

The official Internet resource for all of Indiana’s government business. Includes Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Department of Workforce Development, Department of Revenue, social services, Healthy Indiana, legislative information, state forms, and more.

Indiana Gateway

Indiana Gateway

Find information about budgets and expenditures by local government units.

Indiana Memory

Indiana Memory

A free digital library of Indiana’s unique cultural and historical heritage, including digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, and other media. Created through a collaboration of Indiana libraries, museums, and cultural organizations.

Indiana State Digital Archives

Indiana State Digital Archives

Access nearly three million records, including death, institutional, military, naturalization, and other historical records. Fully indexed and searchable. Named a “Best State Website” by Family Tree Magazine.

Indiana Sex & Violent Offender Registry

Indiana Sex and Violent Offender Registry

Search for registered sex and violent offenders by city, county, name, address, and more.

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Indiana State Library Databases

Indiana Biography Index, Indiana Cemetery Locator Index, Indiana Marriages, Indiana World War II Servicemen, newspaper indexes, and more.

Indiana Unclaimed Property Search

Indiana Unclaimed Property Search

Search to see if you have assets waiting to be claimed. Unclaimed property comes in many forms, including unclaimed wages, bank accounts, stock dividends, insurance proceeds, and safe deposit box contents.

National Sex Offender Registry

National Sex Offender Registry

Search nationwide to obtain information about sex offenders; a listing of public registry Web sites by state, territory, and tribe; and information on sexual abuse prevention.

STATS Indiana

STATS Indiana

The official digital data center for the State of Indiana. Provides easy access to critical statistics on a variety of topics for states, counties, cities and towns, townships, regions, census tracts, and more.

Alt Health Watch

Alt Health Watch

This alternative health research database provides the latest information and materials for the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies, with in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas. Log in with your library card number.

Biomedical

Biomedical Reference Collection Basic

Find biomedical journal articles covering such disciplines as clinical medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pre-clinical sciences and the health care system. Designed for doctors, research scientists, students and clinical specialists. Log in with your library card number.

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Consumer Health Complete

A comprehensive resource of health content for patients and consumers. This collection covers 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. Log in with your library card number.

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Health & Wellness Resource Center

Online resource center for all levels of health research. Get instant access to carefully compiled medical reference and periodical materials that you can trust. Log in with your library card number.

Health Business FullTEXT

Health Business FullTEXT

Publications covering the business of health care administration, including topics such as staffing, health care regulation, health care facilities management, marketing, and finance. Full text coverage for nearly 130 well-known administrative journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Health Management Technology, Modern Healthcare, and many others. Log in with your library card number.

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Health Reference Center Academic

Includes respected nursing, allied health and medical journals; consumer health magazines; newsletters; pamphlets; newspaper articles; topical overviews; and reference books. Get articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, prescription drugs, etc. Log in with your library card number.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

This collection provides access to hundreds of consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. Also includes current health-related pamphlets, nearly 130 health reference books, more than 9,900 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish) and Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary. Log in with your library card number.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Find scholarly medical/nursing journals, including Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and more.

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Medline

Provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pre-clinical sciences & more.

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MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus brings together information from the National Institute of Health and other government agencies/health related organizations to answer health questions. A trustworthy source to help you answer all your medical questions.

Merck Manuals

Merck Manuals

Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news and more, written in everyday language. Content written by hundreds of independent medical experts worldwide.

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Nursing & Allied Health Collection

Nursing & Allied Health Collection comes to the rescue of nursing students, physician’s assistant students, and researchers in allied health fields who are looking for information and answers related to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients. Log in with your library card number.

Nursing Resource Center

Nursing Resource Center

Comprehensive content for students in nursing and allied health programs. Includes disease and condition overviews, in-depth coverage of the nursing assessments for every anatomical system, corresponding interventions, explanations of diagnostic tests, drug guides, anatomy animations, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

Find articles from more than 3,800 journals in the world’s largest scholarly full-text database. Includes publications covering social sciences, humanities, education, computers, engineering, physics, chemistry, languages, arts & literature, medical sciences, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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American Memory

Digital record of American history and creativity, chronicling historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America. Includes written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music.

Biography In Context

Biography in Context

Research notable people from the past and today using this multimedia site with articles, books, photos, and videos. Log in with your library card number.

Chronicling America

Chronicling America

Historic American newspapers. Search newspaper pages from 1836-1922. A project of the National Endowment for the Humanities & the Library of Congress.

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Directory of Open Access Journals

Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals covering all subjects and languages. There are over 2,300 journals in the directory.

EBSCO

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Thousands of ebooks you can read online, including essential reference materials, art, business, education, computers, health and medicine, religion, science, self-help, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Explora

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool to help students complete school projects and research assignments. Find reliable information on thousands of topics, including art & music, literature, language arts, history, social studies, science, technology, mathematics, health, and more. Log in with your library card number.

European Views Of The Americas

European Views of the Americas

A comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered, from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. Log in with your library card number.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Hundreds of non-fiction and reference books that you can read online, covering the arts, science, nature, technology, history, literature, religion, and more. Whether you’re researching a topic or reading for fun, there’s something here for everyone. Log in with your library card number.

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Google Scholar

Search for scholarly literature, including articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, universities and other web sites.

Indiana History Online

Indiana History Online

Digital archive of state history, including histories, personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children’s books. Browse the entire collection by subject, author, or title, or search by keyword, subject, author, title or full-text.

Hoosier State Chronicles

Hoosier State Chronicles

Indiana’s digital historic newspaper program. Free, online access to Indiana’s historic newspapers. Operated by the Indiana State Library.

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MasterFILE Premier

Read full articles from more than 2,000 magazines and journals covering general interest, business, health, education, science, and more. Includes Consumer Reports and other popular magazines. Also contains reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps & flags. Log in with your library card number.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas for many popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. Includes thousands of magazines and more than 700 videos on arts & crafts, collecting, electronics & games, home & leisure, model building, needlecrafts & textiles, outdoors activities, scrapbooking, and much more. Also includes recipe collection. Log in with your library card number.

Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center

Illustrated, user-friendly “how-to” information covering home improvement/repair projects, including electrical, plumbing, woodworking, maintenance, outdoor projects, remodeling, decorating, and more. Includes hundreds of home repair books and magazines and more than 100 videos covering popular repair projects. Log in with your library card number.

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Axis 360 eBooks & eAudiobooks

Find popular fiction, non-fiction, and picture books for children, teens, and adults! Download ebooks to your smartphone, tablet, Windows PC, or other device (please see list of support devices). Log in with your Michigan City library card number and PIN.

Biography In Context

Biography in Context

Research notable people from the past and today using this multimedia site with articles, books, photos, and videos. Log in with your library card number.

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Explora

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool to help students complete school projects and research assignments. Find reliable information on thousands of topics, including art & music, literature, language arts, history, social studies, science, technology, mathematics, health, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Online version of the well-known encyclopedia. Find brief overviews and articles for thousands of topics. Log in with your library card number.

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DK eBooks in Gale Virtual Reference Library

Choose from hundreds of age-appropriate non-fiction eBooks covering the arts, science, nature, technology, history, literature, religion, and more. Geared toward K-8 students. Whether you’re researching a topic or reading for fun, there’s something here for everyone. Log in with your library card number.

KidsClick--the Freedom To Explore

KidsClick!

Created by librarians at the Ramapo Catskill Library system to guide young library users to valuable and age appropriate web sites.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus

Read popular middle school magazines, primary source documents, and more. Magazines include Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, and National Geographic. Log in with your library card number.

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Expert reading recommendations from NoveList help younger readers find just the right book. NoveList K-8 Plus includes fiction and nonfiction titles. Find book recommendations based on authors, titles, series, genre, or subject areas. Also includes book reviews, picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more! Log in with your library card number.

Primary Search

Primary Search Plus

Read popular magazines for elementary school students, including Ladybug, Highlights, Junior Scholastic, Spider, and more. Also includes a children’s encyclopedia and images. Log in with your library card number.

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TOPICsearch

Explore social, political, and economic issues, current events, scientific discoveries, and more. Find information on popular topics. Log in with your library card number.

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Pronunciator

Take free self-guided lessons to learn any of 80 languages. Each lesson is accompanied by a native speaker, a pictogram, and a translation in your language. Score your pronunciation, have virtual conversations with native speakers, play back recordings, and take quizzes that test pronunciation, vocabulary, comprehension, and spelling.

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Read It!

Designed for ELL students or others with a basic foundation in reading and English grammar but who need adapted reading material. The customized articles and quizzes promote reading comprehension and proficiency. A text-to-speech tool also enables students to listen to text. Log in with your library card number.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Level One for Personal Use

Learn a new language using this technology-based language learning software. Level one only; not for use in K-12 schools.

Gale Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms

Get professionally-written legal forms, available to download in Microsoft Word and PDF formats. Find forms for bankruptcy, power of attorney, wills & estates, landlord/tenant, incorporation, real estate, and more. Also includes a legal terms dictionary, law digest and legal questions & answers. Log in with your library card number.

Indiana Self-Service Legal Forms

Indiana Courts Self-Service Legal Center

Provides court forms and information for people who represent themselves in court. Includes forms for divorce, child support, small claims court, name changes, protection and no-contact orders, appeals, and more.

MyCase

MyCase.in.gov

Search for information about Indiana court cases included in the Odyssey case management system.

Military & Government Collection

Military & Government Collection

Offers current news pertaining to all military branches. Full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals, including Air Force Comptroller, Defence Studies, JFQ, Military Technology, Combat Edge, Foreign Affairs, Naval Forces, and more. Log in with your library card

Military & Intelligence Collection

Military & Intelligence Collection

Includes more than 500 journals and magazines to serve the needs of military personnel. Also includes basic reference materials such as The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Book of Facts. Log in with your library card number.

Chronicling America

Chronicling America

Historic American newspapers. Search newspaper pages from 1836-1922. A project of the National Endowment for the Humanities & the Library of Congress.

Hoosier State Chronicles

Hoosier State Chronicles

Indiana’s digital historic newspaper program. Free, online access to Indiana’s historic newspapers. Operated by the Indiana State Library.

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Indiana State Library Databases

Indiana newspaper indexes, biography index, Indiana cemetery locator index, Indiana marriages, Indiana World War II servicemen, and more.

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McClatchy-Tribune Newspaper Collection

Free access to the last three months of 100 newspapers. Titles include The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, The Orlando Sentinel, and The Sacramento Bee. Updated daily. Log in with your library card number.

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Newspaper Source

Provides selected full text from 200 U.S. and 20 international newspapers, 21 newswires and newspaper columns, and 26 TV and radio news transcripts. Cover-to-cover text from The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, and more. Updated daily. Log in with your library card number.

EBSCO

Newswires

Get almost real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire. Log in with your library card number.

Regional Business News

Regional Business News

Full-text regional U.S. and Canadian business publications covering business, politics, and economics. Includes nearly 100 publications, including Indiana Business, Crain’s Chicago Business, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Web News

Includes nearly immediate access to 14,000 top news feeds from around the world, covering a range of business and general news topics. Log in with your library card number.

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

Find articles from more than 3,800 journals in the world’s largest scholarly full-text database. Includes publications covering social sciences, humanities, education, computers, engineering, physics, chemistry, languages, arts & literature, medical sciences, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals covering all subjects and languages. There are over 2,300 journals in the directory.

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eBooks on EBSCOhost

Thousands of ebooks you can read online, including essential reference materials, art, business, education, computers, health and medicine, religion, science, self-help, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Explora

Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool to help students complete school projects and research assignments. Find reliable information on thousands of topics, including art & music, literature, language arts, history, social studies, science, technology, mathematics, health, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Hundreds of non-fiction and reference books that you can read online, covering the arts, science, nature, technology, history, literature, religion, and more. Whether you’re researching a topic or reading for fun, there’s something here for everyone. Log in with your library card number.

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Google Scholar

Search for scholarly literature, including articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, universities and other web sites.

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GreenFile

Research database that documents the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Log in with your library card number.

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MasterFILE Premier

Read full articles from more than 2,000 magazines and journals covering general interest, business, health, education, science, and more. Includes Consumer Reports and other popular magazines. Also contains reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps & flags. Log in with your library card number.

Science In Context

Science in Context

An in-depth science database aimed at high school and college students. Find articles covering earth science, life science, space, technology, mathematics and science history. This multimedia database also includes images, detailed experiments, biographies, dictionaries, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

An extensive collection of science-oriented content for student researchers. Includes magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books, biographies, videos, images, lesson plans, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Social Sciences Full Text

Social Sciences Full Text

Find research from the most important social science journals. Covers social work, economics, law, political science, psychology, and more. Log in with your library card number.

Databases by Title

Academic Search Premier (through INSPIRE)
Alt Health Watch (through INSPIRE)
American FactFinder
American Memory
Ancestry Library Edition (In-Library Use Only)
Axis 360 eBooks
Bartleby.com
Beacon – LaPorte County Property & Assessment Data
Biography in Context (through INSPIRE)
Biography Reference Bank (through INSPIRE)
Biography Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Biomedical Reference Collection Basic (through INSPIRE)
Book Index with Reviews (through INSPIRE)
Business Source Complete (through INSPIRE)
Census Bureau
Chronicling America
Consumer Health Complete (through INSPIRE)
Contemporary Authors Online (through INSPIRE)
Corporate ResourceNet (through INSPIRE)
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Driving-Tests.org
eBooks on EBSCOhost (through INSPIRE)
Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) (through INSPIRE)
Entrepreneurial Studies Source (through INSPIRE)
Essay & General Literature Index (through INSPIRE)
European Views of the Americas
Explora (through INSPIRE)
FedStats
Film & Television Index with Full Text (through INSPIRE)
Fonte Acadêmica (through INSPIRE)
Fuente Académica Premier (through INSPIRE)
Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia (through INSPIRE)
Gale Legal Forms Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Google Scholar
GreenFile
Health & Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health (through INSPIRE)
Health Business FullTEXT (through INSPIRE)
Health Reference Center Academic (through INSPIRE)
Health Source: Consumer Edition (through INSPIRE)
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (through INSPIRE)
HeritageQuest
History Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Home Improvement Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Hoosier State Chronicles
Humanities Full Text (through INSPIRE)
IN.gov
Indiana Courts Self-Service Legal Center
Indiana Gateway
Indiana History Online (through INSPIRE)
Indiana Judicial Branch Self-Service Legal Center
Indiana Memory
Indiana Sex and Violent Offender Registry
Indiana State Digital Archives
Indiana State Library Databases
Indiana Unclaimed Property Search
Informe Académico (through INSPIRE)
International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text (through INSPIRE)
KidsClick!
Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (through INSPIRE)
Literary Reference Center Plus (through INSPIRE)
LitFinder (through INSPIRE)
MagillOnLiterature Plus (through INSPIRE)
MAS Ultra School Edition (through INSPIRE)
MasterFILE Premier (through INSPIRE)
McClatchy-Tribune Collection (through INSPIRE)
Medline (through INSPIRE)
MedlinePlus
Merck Manuals
Michigan City Obituary Index
Middle Search Plus (through INSPIRE)
Military & Government Collection (through INSPIRE)
Military and Intelligence Collection (through INSPIRE)
Mycase.in.gov
National Sex Offender Registry
Newspaper Source (through INSPIRE)
Newswires (through INSPIRE)
NextReads
NoveList Plus
NoveList K-8 Plus
Nursing & Allied Health Collection (through INSPIRE)
Nursing Resource Center (through INSPIRE)
Play Index (through INSPIRE)
Points of View Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Primary Search Plus (through INSPIRE)
Professional Development Collection (through INSPIRE)
Project Gutenberg
Pronunciator
Read It! (through INSPIRE)
Readers’ Guide Full Text Select (through INSPIRE)
Referencia Latina (through INSPIRE)
Regional Business News (through INSPIRE)
Rosetta Stone Level One for Personal Use (through INSPIRE)
Science in Context (through INSPIRE)
Science Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Short Story Index (through INSPIRE)
Small Business Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
Small Business Resource Center (through INSPIRE)
Social Sciences Full Text (through INSPIRE)
Stats Indiana
TeachingBooks.net
Testing & Education Reference Center (through INSPIRE)
TOPICsearch (through INSPIRE)
Vente et Gestion (through INSPIRE)
Vocational and Career Collection (through INSPIRE)
Vocational Studies Premier (through INSPIRE)
Web News (through INSPIRE)
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