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      ABI/INFORM Dateline

Full-text articles on business-related topics from local, regional, and state business publications, daily newspapers, and business-focused wire services. Includes Indiana Business Magazine, Indiana Business Review, and Indianapolis Business Journal.

      Academic Search Elite via Inspire

Provides full text for over 1,850 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more.

      Academic Search Premier via Inspire

Provides indexing for more than 8,000 journals and offers full text for more than 4500 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more. Many dating back to 1985.

      American Ancestors*

The NEHGS website is one of the most widely used online genealogical resources in the country. Family research, family history and genealogy databases are available. This site features many searchable online collections, offering information on more than 135 million people and offers a wealth of information on family research, family history and genealogy.

* This database is only available inside the library. There is no remote access.

      American Wholesalers and Distributors Directory via Gale Directory Library

Comprehensive guide offering industry details, including full contact information, SIC code, principal product lines, total number of employees, estimated annual sales volume and principal officers, on wholesalers and distributors in the United States and Puerto Rico.

      Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition offers access to over 4000 genealogical databases including U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940, the Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books, the Social Security Death Index, and the WWI Registration Cards.

      Biography Reference Bank

Biographical database offers the in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.

      Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic via Inspire

Designed for doctors, research scientist, students, clinical specialists and managers, this database includes over 100 full text journals in a variety of areas.

      Brands and Their Companies via Gale Directory Library

Lists manufacturers and distributors from small businesses to large corporations, from both the public and private sectors. Provides complete coverage of U.S. consumer brands; manufacturers, importers and distributors; and companies that are out of business, as well as brands that are no longer in production or are now considered generic.

      Business Essentials

Business and Company Resource Center is an integrated resource bringing together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.

      Business Source Complete via Inspire

Provides full text for nearly 2,280 scholarly business journals covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business and much more.

      Corporate ResourceNet via Inspire

Contains full-text articles from nearly 1,350 business journals and trade publications. Also includes detailed company profiles for the world's 5,000 largest companies.

      Data Axle

Search Business Database to find the most up-to-date directory information for more than 11 million businesses in the United States. Estimated sales volume and a number of key contact names for each company are included along with consumer information.

      Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. via Gale Directory Library

Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope. Covers more than 23, 000 organizations in categories such as trade, business, and commercial; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; cultural; educational; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; athletic and sports; fan clubs, and many more.

      ERIC via Inspire

ERIC, the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database, contains citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals, as well as full text of more than 2,200 digests.

Provides concise news service from over 75 newspapers, magazines, and other sources from around the world. In addition, it provides summary articles on major events and important people from around the world. Also includes Issues & Controversies and Today’s Science databases.

      Federal Tax Forms and Publications

Print federal tax forms and publications.


Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Original records at Fold3 help you discover and share stories about these everyday heroes, forgotten soldiers, and the families that supported them. Fold3 includes access to the following archives: African American, American Revolution, Native American, U.S. Bureau of Investigation Case File and WWII.

      Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia via Inspire

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

      Gale Courses

Gale Courses delivers hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform lives and foster positive changes in your community. Gale Course’s six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field, ensuring a high-quality, high-impact educational experience for all ages.

      Gale Virtual Reference Library

This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

      Health Business FullText via Inspire

Includes the full text for more than 130 well-known publications covering the business of health care administration and management.

      Health Source: Consumer Edition via Inspire

A collection of consumer health information providing access to over 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times and many others. Also included in this database is searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and over 100 health reference books. Additionally, the database contains nearly 10,000 Clinical Reference Systems reports (in English and Spanish) and Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary. Topics covered include AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, women's health and more.

      Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition via Inspire

This resource provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from 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 many more.

      Heritage Quest

Provides access to full page images of all existing U.S. Censuses from 1790 to 1940, Revolutionary War Pension records and the Freedman's Bank Record. Also available are over 20,000 full text searchable local and family histories and much more.

      Indiana Department of Workforce Development

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (IDWD) manages and implements innovative employment programs for Hoosiers, unemployment insurance systems, and facilitates regional economic growth initiatives for Indiana.

      Indiana Legal Forms

Indiana Legal Forms provides ready made blank forms for a wide variety of topics including bankruptcy, divorce, name change, power of attorney, real estate and wills. Most forms can be directly edited and printed.

      Indiana Tax Forms and Publications

Print Indiana state tax forms and booklets.

      Indianapolis Star 1991-present

Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements are excluded.

      Learning Express Library

Organized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more.

      Literary Reference Center Plus

A full-text database providing information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research or instructional needs.

      Literature Criticism Online

Provides easy access to Contempory Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism and Drama Criticism. These award-winning and long-standing literature series are delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.

      MAS Ultra-School Edition via Inspire

Provides full text for over 500 general interest and current events magazines, more then 5000 book reviews, and over 1000 primary historical documents. Designed specifically for high school students.

      MasterFILE Premier via Inspire

Provides full text for over 2,000 periodicals covering nearly all subjects including general reference, business, health, and much more.

      McClatchy-Tribune Collection via Inspire

Includes a 90-day archive of approximately 100 newspapers from the McClatchy-Tribune wire service. Updated daily. Formerly Knight Ridder.

      MEDLINE via Inspire

Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE allows users to search abstracts from over 4,600 current biomedical journals.

      Middle Search Plus via Inspire

Provides full text for 150 magazines covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior high school students.

      Military & Government Collection via Inspire

Offers current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Provides cover to cover full text for over 400 journals and periodicals.


Morningstar provides data on approximately 370,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on more than 4 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets.

      Newspaper Source via Inspire

Provides full text for 200 U.S. newspapers, twenty international newspapers, twenty-one newswires and newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and The Washington Post.

      NewspaperARCHIVE-Historical Newspapers

Provides searchable access to more than 300 years of local historical newspapers dating back to the 17th century. Every part of every page is searchable, including valuable local articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries.


Find new books based on books you’ve read or topics in which you are interested. Provides over 35,000 full-text book reviews and annotations.

      Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre en Línea

A Spanish language encyclopedia that focuses on the Spanish-speaking peoples of the Americas.

      Overdrive Magazines

Access thousands of interactive digital magazines through the Libby by OverDrive app or No holds, no checkout limits.

      Primary Search via Inspire

Provides full text for nearly 150 popular magazines for middle and junior high school research. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator, and full-text information dates as far back as 1990.

      Professional Development Collection via Inspire

Provides a highly specialized collection of 450 full text journals, designed for professional educators.


Pronunciator is a language-learning service for all ages, all literacy levels, and all 60 of the world's most popular languages. Includes English Language Learning for 50 different non-English languages. Patrons gain full access by registering with library card number.

      ProQuest Newstand

This database includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Access to numerous full-text newspapers from the world-leading news and information provider, Gannett, plus an additional 7 U.S. military titles are available. Gannett newspapers span 30 states providing high quality reporting to their local and regional constituencies.

      Publications and Broadcast Media via Gale Directory Library

Contains listings for radio and television stations and cable companies. Print media entries provide address; phone, fax numbers, and e-mail addresses; key personnel, including feature editors; and much more. Broadcast media entries provide address; phone, fax, and e-mail addresses; key personnel; owner information; hours of operation; networks carried and more. Scope includes U.S., Canadian, and international media.


The library's digital magazine collection is now available through OverDrive.

      Reference USA (Now Data Axle)

Search Business Database to find the most up-to-date directory information for more than 11 million businesses in the United States. Estimated sales volume and a number of key contact names for each company are included along with consumer information.

      Regional Business News via Inspire

Provides full-text coverage for regional business publications. Includes 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas within the U.S. Updated daily.

      Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Library Edition has access to the first level of Rosetta Stone for 30 different languages.


The SAVI Project is a comprehensive electronic database of mapped and tabular data about the Indianapolis Metropolitan Statistical Area (Marion County & its eight contiguous counties). SAVI presents information on community assets such as schools, libraries, churches, hospitals, and community centers. It also includes social demographic information such as census, health, education, criminal justice, welfare, and other data. The SAVI project is developed and maintained by The Polis Center in partnership with the Indiana United Way/Community Service Council. via Inspire

An easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

      The New Book of Knowledge

A general encyclopedia geared to children.

      TOPICsearch via Inspire

A current events database containing full-text articles on popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. provides tutoring in math, science, social studies, english, AP courses and SAT preparation. Get help with writing a paper at any stage of the writing process. Personalized tutoring from 3:00 to 11:00pm. Test Prep, Career Resources and Resume/Cover Letter reviews are available 24/7.

      Uplink Unemployment Programs

Through the Uplink Claimant Self Service system and Employer Self Service system, you can access enhanced unemployment insurance services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

      Value Line

A comprehensive source of information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.

      Wall Street Journal 1984-present

Contains selected full-text articles that have appeared in the newspaper.

      World Book Encyclopedia

The online version of the World Book provides all the articles from the 22-volume print set, including Web links, maps and pictures, links to articles in periodicals, and more.