Learn a new language! Rosetta Stone's highly regarded language-learning courses are now available to Indiana residents for free. Sign in with your LCPL library card and PIN, then create a Rosetta Stone account using your email address. View Tutorial
Comprehensive information on just about any famous person, including inventors, politicians, celebrities, and many others.
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Comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.
Explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Full text articles from diverse sources. (via INSPIRE)
With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). From Age of Learning, Inc.
Browse articles about authors and their works, or browse by topic. Also includes a search engine that allows you to search for articles by year (helpful if you're required to have more recent sources!) Results from this resource are also included in Gale Literary Sources.
Contains full-text articles from journals and lit magazines, as well as critical essays, full-text works, and biographies. Designed to give the researcher contextual understanding of their topic. Results from this resource are also included in Gale Literary Sources.
Learn more about a career path here! Career Cruising contains information about different careers as well as the steps you'll need to take to begin your own (such as courses of study required for different careers). Tips for using Career Cruising
A searchable database of databases, free to all Indiana residents. INSPIRE works at any LCPL location, but you can also create an account confirming your Indiana residency for home access. More info on home access
Practice tests, tutorials, articles, and study materials to help you prepare for tests like the ACT and SAT, the GED, GMAT and LSAT, the U.S. citizenship exam, career and licensure exams, and more. View Tutorial (Via INSPIRE)
A library of video courses taught by industry experts. Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills! Take courses in 3D animation, music production, marketing, programming languages, and more. View tutorial
Full text for nearly 2,300 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. 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. (via INSPIRE)