This page contains links to the library’s collection of online database subscriptions, organized alphabetically. While all of these resources are available to use at both branches of the library, use the following key to see if the database has any licensing restrictions to access it:
|Available only within the library|
|Available anywhere by entering your JTPL library card number!|
|Available to Indiana residents through INSPIRE. See the INSPIRE FAQ for more information.|
- The award-winning ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-7+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with 5,000+ learning activities (books, puzzles, educational games, art activities, songs, etc.) across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it! (From Age of Learning, Inc.)
- American Ancestors
- AmericanAncestors.org provides access to more than 1.4 billion records spanning twenty-two countries covering the United States, the British Isles, continental Europe, and beyond, including one of the most extensive online collections of early American genealogical records, the largest searchable collection of published genealogical research journals and magazines, and the largest collection of U.S Catholic records online.
- Ancestry Library Edition || Click here to use Ancestry @ home with a library card!
- This resource provides indexed and digitized family history and genealogical reference material from around the world. Information includes: vital records, Census records, immigration records, military records, and state, county and town information, and much more.NEW: Click this link to use Ancestry Library Edition from home! Requires a library card.
- AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 240 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 Million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and much more. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives and a whole lot of other possibilities.
- Biography Reference Center
- This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. The database includes coverage of several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).
- Consumer Health Complete
- A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. The multilingual health databases provide this information in 16 additional languages.
- This service is designed to help you prepare for your Indiana BMV driving test by offering online practice tests for car, motorcycles, and commercial license exams. It also includes handbooks for all three different exams as well as answers to frequently asked questions such as how to renew your license or what to do if you fail the test.
- Explora for Public Libraries
- An interface designed for public and school libraries with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.
- Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device. Check out their Getting Started Guide and FAQs for more information.
- Freegal is a downloadable and streaming music service available to those with a library card. Freegal provides access to a catalog of over 9 million of Sony Music’s song catalog. Mobile apps are available for iPad and iPhone and Android phones and tablets by searching for “Freegal Music” in their respective app stores. Check out their FAQs for more information.
- Fuente Académica Premier
- Spanish language scholarly journal. A source for academic research, providing key coverage of major subject areas. Fuente Académica provides researchers with a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, designed to make academic research readily available in PDF format.
- HelpNow offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation where after taking a quiz, the user can connect directly to a live tutor from the test center without having to return to the main page. It also features a Writing Lab where users can submit papers and get detailed feedback, as well as the Adult Learning Center where users can receive help with GED/High School Equivalency prep, resume assistance, US Citizenship test prep, and more! Click here for a user guide
- HeritageQuest Online
- HeritageQuest Online contains six major genealogy research collections: U.S. Federal Census records; digitized family and local history books, including city directories; Revolutionary War select and non-select pension records; Freedman’s Bank records; the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI) archive up to 2009; and the U.S. Serial Set.
- Historical Newspapers
- This database provides access to 5 fully digitized and keyword searchable historical newspapers for free anywhere, just log in with your library card! You can search all 5 newspapers at once, or use the following links to search a newspaper individually:
- History Reference Center
- Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.
- hoopla is a digital content platform that allows our patrons to check out up to 5 items per month! Choose from over 600,000 eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, movies, TV episodes, and full-length music albums! You can stream content from their website at hoopladigital.com or download the app to your iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire device. Check out their FAQs for more information.
- INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents only.
- Legal Information Reference Center
- Legal Information Reference Center offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority 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 Plus
- A full-text database providing information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research or instructional needs.
- Mango Languages
- An online tool for learning languages, Mango Languages provides audio tutorials to practice reading, listening, and speaking. Easy to use audio clips and written text combine to take you through each course. Practice in the Library or from home or work with self-paced, instruction.
- Merck Manuals
- Free access anywhere to all of the detailed and accurate medical information available in the Merck Manuals, for both consumers and medical professionals. The Consumer version is written in everyday language and includes information broken down by medical subject and symptom, and much more.
- Merck Veterinary Manual
- Free access anywhere to all of the detailed and accurate information on animal health topics, written for the veterinary professional.
- Morningstar || Morningstar
- Morningstar Investment Research Center provides comprehensive financial information on stocks (such as the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ); mutual funds; exchange-traded funds (ETFs); and return information on various investment indexes, types, sectors, and styles. There are also tools such as retirement cost calculators and portfolio “x-rays” to help you make the most of your investments.
- Newspaper Archive || Newspaper Archive
- Access digitized and fully searchable Indiana newspapers covering 1800 – 2016, including Jeffersonville papers like the Evening News from 1872 – 1977! Use the first link if you’re inside the library, or the second link to access from anywhere else using your JTPL library card.
- NoveList Plus
- NoveList Plus is a Reader’s Advisory database searchable by genre, appeal, etc., aiming to inspire library patrons to find their next great book. Use it to find readalikes for your favorite books or authors!
- NoveList K–8 Plus
- This resource is a similar Reader’s Advisory database to NoveList Plus, however, is aimed at those under eighteen. With groups divided by both age and grade level, all youth will have the option to find a book they love.
- OverDrive is a multimedia platform where library members can download eBooks and eAudiobooks with a library card. Be sure to check out their help videos. Desktop apps are available for Mac and Windows, and mobile apps are available for: iPad and iPhone; Android phones and tablets; Kindle; Windows phones and tablets; and Barnes and Noble Nook.
- Points of View Reference Center
- Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
- Physical Review Journals
- Free access to 14 different academic journals covering all aspects of the study of physics. All journals are published by the American Physical Society (APS), a nonprofit membership organization working to advance the knowledge of physics.
- RBdigital Magazines
- RBdigital Magazines is a multi-platform distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 50 magazines from a wide range of publishers. Mobile apps are available for: iPad and iPhone; Android; and Kindle HD/HDX. Check out their FAQs for more help.
- This database contains detailed information on more than 13 million U.S. and Canadian businesses, and 113 million U.S. and Canadian residents.
- Referencia Latina
- This comprehensive database offers content from a variety of sources, including an inclusive collection of images, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Additionally, the resource covers a full spectrum of Spanish-language scholarships inside and outside academia.
- Rosetta Stone Level One for Personal Use
- Recognized as a leader in technology-based language learning, Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their patrons their proven immersion method.
- Science Reference Center
- A research database providing easy access to a wealth of full-text, science-oriented content. Designed to meet student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other reliable sources. In addition, the database includes a vast collection of images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.
- Small Business Reference Center
- This database offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as the necessary tools and instructions to address a wide-range of small business topics. In addition, it provides business videos, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans.
- World Book Online
- The classic World Book Encyclopedia is now available online in several different versions: the early world of learning, kids, student, advanced, timelines, discover, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.
Page last reviewed (20 January 2021)