Online Research and Databases
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NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.
NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
World Travel is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and recipes, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources, AtoZ World Travel, provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders. Click on the image below for World Travel and enter your library card barcode to enter and explore recipes.
World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages. World Travel also covers food culture for 174 countries of the world in six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia. Click on the image below for World Food and enter your library card barcode to enter and explore recipes.
Languages and Science
Genealogy and History
|In this set: The Indiana State Library’s genealogy collection is available. It includes some online resources. Locate your ancestors online using the Ancestry.com Library Edition. Only accessible in the library. Indiana Memory, the Indiana digital library, is a collaboration of Indiana libraries, museums, archives, and related cultural organizations to enable access to Indiana's unique cultural and historical heritage through a variety of digital formats and free distribution over the Internet. Indiana Memory seeks to support and enhance education and scholarship for all Hoosiers for increased understanding of Indiana's past and its role in preparing for Indiana's future. Nations of the World provides a wealth of comprehensive, up-to-date country data in one easy-to-use source.|
Government Forms, Education and Careers