Education Online Library Resources

 ICON library card = Open access at the Main Library and Ellettsville Branch or at home with a library card number.

 ICON mcpl = Accessible only at Main Library and Ellettsville Branch.

 ICON reader = Accessible anywhere without a library card.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Library icon -- Genealogical information from 1.2 billion+ records in 3,000+ databases. U.S. Federal Census from 1790, American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index are included.

Education, Genealogy Adults
Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

logo -- Provides extensive information about children's books, video and audio recordings, and other media. Records includes official cataloging data, subject terms, and annotations, plus information provided by various Reading Measurement Programs. In addition, CLCD contains full-text reviews of children's books. Search by genre, age-level recommendations and more.

Books & Literature, Education, Reader's Advisory Adults

card -- CultureGrams aims to foster understanding and appreciation of the world's countries and peoples with photos, videos, interviews, statistics, recipes and more.

Education, Encyclopedias Kids, Teens, Adults
E-Reference Library

card -- Access thousands of pages in hundreds of eBooks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Print, email and download articles.

Books & Literature, Downloadable, Education, Legal Teens, Adults

card -- Fold3 is a subscription website that features searchable original documents of special interest to genealogists and historians, providing users with an unaltered view of the events, places and people that shaped the American nation and the world. Browsers are invited to share, discuss, and collaborate on their discoveries with friends, family, and colleagues.

Education, Genealogy Teens, Adults
Grolier Online - America the Beautiful

card -- State-by-State history and current events for elementary and middle schools with over 1,400 colorful, easy-to-read, highly interactive articles with over 2,300 of the most useful Web links - complete with summaries. Also has timelines, games, an almanac and maps.

Education, Encyclopedias Kids, Teens, Adults
Grolier Online - La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

card -- A comprehensive reference resource for Spanish speakers and Spanish-language students.  Articles are recommended for elementary school students.

Education, Encyclopedias, Languages, Science Kids, Teens, Adults
Grolier Online - Lands and Peoples

card -- A geography and current-events encyclopedia with the latest information including articles, maps, photographs and charts on each and every country in the world plus many other features.

Education, Encyclopedias Kids, Teens, Adults
Grolier Online - Multimedia Encyclopedia

card -- Quick reference with rich media and news for middle school and high school - Reduce search time across a wide variety of media with the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia--the powerful database that contains both resources for students and activities for teachers and librarians to use with their students.

Education, Encyclopedias, Science Kids, Teens, Adults
Grolier Online - New Book of Knowledge

card -- An online encyclopedia, complete with Wonder Questions, facts and figures, projects and experiments, literary selections, and Internet links to carefully evaluated related sites.  Articles are recommended for elementary school students.

Education, Encyclopedias, Science Kids, Teens, Adults
Herald-Times Full Text

ICON library card -- Search full text articles for the Herald-Times newspaper from April 1988 - present.  Additionally includes full text articles from a variety of news magazines, including The Atlantic, Field & Stream, The National Review, Smithsonian and more.

Education, Local Information, Magazines, Newspapers & Journals Kids, Teens, Adults
HeritageQuest Online

card -- Provides a collection of research materials for tracing family lineage and American culture. Includes more than 25,000 genealogies, local histories, primary source materials and genealogical and local history serials. All materials are keyword searchable and can be downloaded and copied. Also includes Census images for 1790-1930. Census records can be searched by name, place of birth, age, and ethnicity.

Education, Genealogy Teens, Adults

Reader icon -- INdiana SPectrum of Information REsources--A database of newspaper, magazine and journal articles, many of them full-text. INSPIRE can be accessed by Indiana residents who have Internet access at school, home, in their library or at their place of business. If you are having trouble using INSPIRE from home or work, visit the INSPIRE Frequently Asked Questions page.

Downloadable, Education, Magazines, Newspapers & Journals Kids, Teens, Adults

card -- Learn4Life (also known as Ed2Go) offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to enroll in courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Education Teens, Adults
Mango Languages

card -- Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, including some films, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.

Education, Languages Kids, Teens, Adults
Reference USA

card -- The ReferenceUSA database contains detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and churches. In addition, the Residential database includes 102 million U.S. households.

Business & Investment, Consumer, Education Teens, Adults