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ProQuest African American Heritage

African American Heritage

This database is an invaluable resource for not only scholars but also researchers in black studies, linguistics, the black literary heritage, and comparative studies.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is a research tool offering the most comprehensive genealogical information available online, with more than 4 billion names in over 4,200 collections.

At this time, you cannot use Ancestry Library Edition from your home computer; our license agreement with the providers of Ancestry Library Edition only permits use within the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library. Note: Ancestry World Tree GEDCOM files are voluntarily submitted by Ancestry users. All files are “as is” and the completeness, accuracy, or timeliness of the information contained in this database cannot be guaranteed.

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AtoZdatabases

AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 220 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.

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ChiltonLibrary

ChiltonLibrary provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today, as well as many new vehicles. This continuously updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures, troubleshooting guides, diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) to simplify even the most complicated tasks.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is the world's largest nonprofit product-testing organization and has been helping subscribers find better, safer products for 80+ years. In addition to product ratings and reviews, users will find in-depth advice, tips and trends written by Consumer Reports experts. Frequently updated articles, blogs and video content allow consumers to peruse the latest consumer news — whether looking to learn more about budget-friendly home improvement plans, understanding the benefits and risks of retirement options or searching for the latest recalls of baby products.

Creativebug

Creativebug

Creativebug.com has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Classes are about using the Cricut, sewing, drawing, jewelry making, painting, food decorating, and so much more!

DMV Practice Tests

DMV Practice Tests

KHCPL has partnered with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free DMV practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.

ERIC - Educational Resource Information Center

ERIC - Educational Resource Information Center

Provides access to education literature and resources. Includes information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

Fold3 History and Genealogy Archives

Fold3 History and Genealogy Archives

Fold3 provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. The Fold3 name comes from a traditional flag folding ceremony in which the third fold is made in honor and remembrance of veterans who served in defense of their country and to maintain peace throughout the world. Original records at Fold3 help you discover and share stories about these everyday heroes, forgotten soldiers, and the families that supported them. On Fold3, you can combine records found on the site with what you have in your own albums and shoeboxes to create an online memorial for someone who served.

Freegal Music

Freegal Music

Provides library patrons with free & legal music track downloads from the extensive Sony Music Catalog. Up to three songs per week can be downloaded. Compatible with Mac & Windows. Songs are yours to keep & can be transferred to your portable device.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Covers an array of topics for students and adults alike, and indexes over 25,000 records. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. It contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

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Gale Business: Plan Builder

Gale Business: Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks users through five areas of exploration to develop a business plan focused on long-term success.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Provides full-text access to hundreds of multi-disciplinary reference titles including the American Decades series, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Encyclopedia of Religion, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Novels for Students, Shakespeare for Students, and West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, among many more. PDFs can be downloaded to e-readers.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Provides full-text consumer health periodicals for topics including nutrition, exercise, medical self-care, childcare, and drug and alcohol abuse. Provides access to nearly 300 full text, consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides access to nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals and indexes additional journal articles. Covers nursing, allied health, and medical journals.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online provides libraries with a unique and growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. You can use this online electronic resource from the convenience of your home or at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library.

This is a growing collection which at this time includes:

Genealogy & Local History Collection of over 24,000+ book titles, including family histories, local histories and primary source documents such as tax lists, city directories, church and probate records, and more.

U.S. Federal Census has original images from 1790-1930, and many head-of-household name indexes are available. In addition, the census records can be searched by place of birth, age, ethnicity, and other variables.

Periodical Source Index (PERSI), a comprehensive subject index covering more than 6,600 genealogy and local history periodicals written in English and French (Canada) since 1800. Search surnames, locations, and methodologies as well as the ability to browse the journals by title and keyword. PERSI is produced in cooperation with the Allen County Public Library Foundation.

The Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files contains some genealogical and historical information from an estimated 80,000 pension and bounty-land-warrant application files.

The Freedman’s Bank records (1865-1874) is considered one of the most important resources for African-American genealogical research. At the close of the Civil War, the Freedman’s Savings & Trust Company was the primary bank for America’s freed slaves and others from 1865-1874. You can search registers of signatures of bank depositors, dependants, and heirs.

The U.S. Serial Set contains House and Senate documents, such as Private Relief Actions, Memorials and Petitions from 1789-1969.

Hoopla

Hoopla

Offers thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, comics, and audiobooks available for mobile and online access. Titles are from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers, and are available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to smartphones, tablets and computers. Audience: All ages

Howard County Memory Project

Howard County Memory Project

Digital access to the historical, genealogical, and personal memories associated with Howard County, Indiana in an online resource that celebrates the people and culture of Howard County, both past and present.

INSPIRE

INSPIRE

INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library. INSPIRE is a collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents within the state. INSPIRE includes magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, library catalogs, and more.

Libby

Libby

Meet Libby the one-tap reading app from your library. Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.

LibriVox Audiobooks

LibriVox Audiobooks

Audio files of chapters of books in the public domain.

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Linkedin Learning Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a constantly growing library of over 4,000 different video courses incorporating several thousand video tutorials in streaming video format, with new material added every week. Courses are offered at different skill levels in over 140 specialties. Subjects covered include 3D + animation; audio + music; business, including Office and Google software; online designing; database and software development; photography and video; education + learning; information technology; marketing; and web and social media. Videos use screenshots, narration, live action, smart boards, charts and graphics, audio and include captioning.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

McClatchy-Tribune Collection

McClatchy-Tribune Collection

Contains a 90-day archive of approximately 290 newspapers from the McClatchy-Tribune Information Services. This database is updated daily.

MEDLINE

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Provides stock and mutual fund information from Morningstar.com, including current and historical quotes for over 90,000 investments, and in-depth analysis for nearly 7,000 mutual funds and stocks. Provides access to Morningstar financial reports, company profiles, analyst reports, and portfolio screening.

Newspaper Archive

Newspaper Archive

Provides searchable access to more than 300 hundred years of local historical newspapers dating back to the 17th century. Every part of every page is searchable, including valuable local articles, advertisements, editorials, classified ads, and obituaries. It contains more than 130 million digitized pages of content from over 6,000 newspapers throughout North America, the UK, and other select countries worldwide.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source Plus

Provides selected full text for over 200 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns and other sources as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers. This database is updated daily.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus

Provides book recommendations, series information, book reviews, author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more. Search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles.

NUWAV Legal Documents

NUWAV Legal Documents

Welcome to NUWAV Legal Documents, the online tool that lets you create professional-quality documents in three simple steps

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg

Provides “always available” access to over 36,000 downloadable eBooks. Most of the items are full texts of public domain books. Choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats. Search for books or stories author, title, or subject. Use genre keywords in the subject field (fantasy, horror, mystery) in order to locate titles of that genre.Audience:

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone

Recognized as a leader in technology-based language learning, Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their patrons their proven immersion method. License is for level one, personal use only.

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Scholastic Teachables

Scholastic Teachables is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials. Teacher-authors have created and vetted thousands of high-quality, ready-to-use printables, mini-books, lesson plans, whiteboard activities, and other educational resources. This easy-to-use product supports whole-group, small-group, and individual instruction as well as independent learning, summer learning, and family engagement.

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Teaching Books

Thousands of resources for kids, teens, parents and educators to enrich the experience of reading children’s and young adult books; includes complete book readings, audiobook performances, book trailers, virtual teaching ideas and much more.

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Universal Class

Universal Class is a comprehensive service offering unlimited access to continuing education courses, covering a broad range of topics.

Value Line Institutional Investment Survey Online

Value Line Institutional Investment Survey Online

Offers information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks in 97 industries, the stock market, and the economy. Some of this information is not available in the print Value Line Investment Survey.