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language learning & more. All available for FREE with your library card! 

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Research & Learning

Ancestry.com
Library
Edition

Research your family tree. 
Thousands of genealogical databases, as well as historical information.

Business Searching Interface

Easy way to both browse & search
for country economic data,
company profiles, industry info,
& market research.

EBSCOhost

Use a variety of full-text databases from leading information providers
for research & personal learning.

History
Reference
Center

Full text from reference books; encyclopedias; non-fiction books; periodicals; historical documents; biographies of
historical figures; & historical
photos, maps, & video.

Legal Information Reference
Center

Provides online full text for many
of the top consumer legal reference books & contains more than 310
full-text publications & thousands
of legal forms. 

Louisiana Public Documents Digital Archive

Collection of more than 20,000 Louisiana born-digital public documents, most since 2002. Located in the digital resources repository of the State Library of Louisiana.

ProQuest
SIRS Issues
Researcher

High schools research database which provides background & analysis on 360+ leading issues, & contains thousands of newspaper & magazine articles, graphics, charts, maps, primary sources, government documents, & multimedia.

Small Business Reference
Center

Up-to-date  information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management & sales.

Biography Reference
Center

More than 450,000 full text biographies, including Biography Today & Biography Magazine.

Consumer
Health
Complete

Convenient access to easily understandable health & medical information.  Search & browse
within medical encyclopedias, reference books, & magazine articles.

Explora
Quick
Search

Reliable content from the world's leading magazines & reference books.  Includes specialized research centers for students & teachers.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference
Center

Exclusive articles covering over
140 topics, as well as many other periodicals, books & videos that
focus on hobbies & crafts.

Literary
Reference Center
Plus

Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.

Newspapers

Links to free newspaper sites in Louisiana & in other states.

ProQuest
CultureGrams

Student database that provides concise & reliable cultural information on the countries of the world, & offers primary source & statistical country reports, as well as native recipes, interviews, photos, & videos for an immersive learning experience.

World Book
Online
Encyclopedia

Online version of the renowned encyclopedia.  Available in French
& Spanish.

brainHQ

Train your brain.  Online brain training system with 29 online exercises that work out attention, brain speed, memory, people skills, navigation, & intelligence. 

DigitalLearn.org

Basic instruction in computers,
email, social media, & more!

Gale 
Legal
Forms

Official, state specific, federal, business, personal, real estate, & general forms covering hundreds of legal subjects & issues.

Home Improvement 
Reference Center

Designed to assist homeowners in
DIY home repair, maintenance, & remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, & decorating.

Louisiana
Digital
Library

An online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.

ProQuest
SIRS
Discoverer

Grades 4-8 research database that covers multiple subject areas & includes age-appropriate book, magazine, website, & newspaper content that is perfect for projects.

Science Reference
Center

Provides easy access to a multitude
of full text science-oriented content. Contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. on a wide variety of subjects.

Entertainment

Author
Check

 

Library service enabling you to
create a list of your favorite authors that are currently available in your library’s catalog.

Brittanica
eBooks

Hundreds of full color & black &
white non-fiction downloadable
e-books for ages preschool to 18.

CreativeBug

Online video arts & crafts workshops.  Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, & more.

Kanopy

Popular, on-demand film streaming service that includes movies, documentaries, classic cinema, independent films, & educational videos that inspire, enrich, & entertain.  Includes unlimited access to Kanopy Kids & The Great Courses.

TumbleBook
Cloud

A database of e-books & other digital content for grades 6-12, featuring more than 1000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration & highlighted text, classic literature, National Geographic
videos, & more!

Book Index
with
Reviews

Full-text reviews of books, music,
& DVD/video titles.

cloudLibrary

Browse, borrow & read popular
fiction & non-fiction e-books &
e-audiobooks.  Download the app
to enjoy content from your
digital device.

Flipster

Read magazines on your computer
or digital device. Download the Flipster app to load magazines
onto your tablet & access them
at any time.

Louisiana Public Library eBook
Collection

Gateway to multiple resources providing eBooks and eAudiobooks
to Louisiana Public Library users
of all ages.

TumbleBook
Library

A collection of children's e-bookswith more than 1100 titles for grades K-6, including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish & French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels - a student favorite!

Books
in Print
2.0

The world's largest bibliographic resource, with a comprehensive database of more than 19 million books, audio books, & video titles.

Comics Plus
Library Edition

A collection of 20,000 digital comic book single issues & graphic novels with no hold, limits, or waiting lists.

hoopla
Digital

Borrow movies, TV shows, music or audiobooks using your library card. Download the app to enjoy content from your digital device.

Novelist
Plus

Discover new books & authors based on what you like to read. Includes summaries & series order for titles. Special features include author read-alikes & book discussion guides.

Education & Career

Homework
Louisiana

Receive homework help & tutoring
for Kindergarten through the basic college level from a live online tutor for free.  Practice your skills, prepare for tests, write papers, & get help with finding a job all with HomeworkLA!

Learning
Express

3.0

Online tests, courses, software tutorials, & career preparation for students & adults.

Language Learning

Mango Languages

Mango is a fun & infused way to
learn a new language.  Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations & strengthens everyday communications skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

Pronunciator

Learn one of 80 languages, practice English as a Second Language or
study for the citizenship test.