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Jackson Parish Library Catalog

Search the Library's collection of books, movies, and e-materials!

Kid's Catalog

Search the Library's collection of kids books, movies, and e-materials!

Loan Shark

Search the State Library's catalog of materials in all pubic libraries in Louisiana!

Louisiana Library Connection

Search the State Library's collection of free digital resources!

Ancestry Library Edition

Explore the world of genealogy and perhaps dig up some of your own family history!

AtoZdatabases

The ultimate search tool for finding a business, job, person or contact information!

AtoZ the USA

The ultimate search tool for all things America! Learn about the states, their capitals, national landmarks and more!

AR Book Finder

Search for book titles, authors, grade levels and AR point values!

Artemis Literary Sources

Gale Literary Sources integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

Biography Reference Center

EBSCO's comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases!

Books & Authors

Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIGrecommendation.

Book Index With Reviews

Full-text searchable reviews of book, music, and DVD/video titles!

Britannica Ebooks

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

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Center

The following is being donated by the vendor through June 30, 2018.

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Reference Centerfrom EBSCO provides access to nearly 250 full-text publications, covering business continuity management, business continuity planning, business impact analysis, contingency auditing, crisis communications, disaster mitigation, emergency preparedness, regulatory issues, risk evaluation, and strategic planning.

Business Searching Interface

Provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research in the EBSCO databases.

Career Transitions

Career Transitions is an online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process from beginning to end. It brings together all the tools needed to explore and take the leap to a new career. Career Transitions employs a step-by-stepapproach to help people: 1) explore new career possibilities; 2) assess their interests and experience; 3) identify ways to improve their prospects, including networking and education; 4) prepare for a job search; and 5) search and apply for jobs.

Chilton Library

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage ofspecialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.

Consumer Health Complete

Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information from EBSCO. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

Driving Tests

Free Louisiana Driving Permit practice tests!

Explora Quick Search

Reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books in the EBSCO databases. Browse categories organized by popular topic, with overviews that provide a starting point for your research; or use the simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos.

Gale Legal Forms

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is acomprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.

Global Road Warrior

Explore the whole world no matter where you are! Learn about the continents, countries and cities all over the globe and the cultures that make them unique!

History Reference Center

EBSCO's History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Exclusive articles from the EBSCO databases covering over 140 topics, as well as many other periodicals, books and videos that focus on categories commonly referred to as hobbies and crafts; available in high-quality PDF format.

Home Improvement Reference Center

EBSCO's Home Improvement Reference Center is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files.

Homework Louisiana

Live Online Tutor, Skills Builder, Homework help and tutoring for K through basic college level, Writing Center, Career Center, and Adult Education Center! Live one-to-one help is available K-College available Sunday – Thursday from 2:00 – 10:00pm; Adult Education and Career Center available Sunday – Thursday from 10:00am – 10:00pm.

Learning Express

A comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, software tutorials, and career preparation for students and adults!

Legal Information Reference Center

Provides online full text from EBSCO for many of the top consumer legal reference books and contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Literary Reference Center

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

Louisiana Digital Library

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

Louisiana Jobs & Career Center

LAJaCC pulls together resources for those seeking new careers, changing jobs, needing a little extra help preparing for the job market, online one-on-one tutoring and access to free workforce development classes!

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.

Newspapers

Links to free newspaper sites in Louisiana and in other states!

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution featurescontinuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Power Search

Discover millions of full text peer-reviewed scholarly articles!

Price It!

An electronic database antique/collectibles pricing tool, containing data from a variety of sources, including online auctions (eBay), online antique dealers (GoAntiques & TIAS) and land-based auction houses.The database currently has over 23 million prices realized for art, antiques and collectibles in more than 100 categories and subcategories with over 10 million images.

Pronunciator

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

Science Reference Center

EBSCO's Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

Scribner Writers

Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works

Small Business Reference Center​

Provides up to date information from EBSCO on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.

Testing and Education Reference Center​

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs.Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.

Tumble Book Cloud

An online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books!

Tumble Book Cloud Jr.

A special edition of Tumble Book Cloud designed specifically for elementary and middle school students!

Tumble Book Cloud Library

Interactive storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, and games for kindergarten through sixth grades!

Twayne's Author Series

Twayne's is devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary

United States Government Printing Office

Search the U.S. collection of government documents!

Virtual Reference Library​

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library orremotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

Worldbook Online

An online version of the well known encyclopedia!

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