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A-to-Z World Travel Databases Library Card Required.

Contains 202 world city travel guides. These beautifully illustrated and up-to-date guides cover travel essentials, attractions, insiders' information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, restaurants, health, security, language, maps, hotels, and lots more.

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Academic One File Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.


Academic Search Complete Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 7,100 full-text periodicals, including more than 6,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,200 journals and a total of more than 11,700 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.


AHFS Consumer Medication Information Databases Library Card Required.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. AHFS has been a Top Ten Award Winner in the Department of Health and Human Services National Consumer Education Materials Contest.

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American Physical Society Journals Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

A collection of journals published by the American Physical Society that includes original research papers, in-depth article reviews, and timely coverage of trends and major advances in physics from titles such as Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physical Review, and Reviews of Modern Physics.

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AmericanAncestors.Org Databases

AmericanAncestors.Org is a product of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS), America’s founding genealogical organization and the most respected name in family history. This resource provides access to more than 1.4 billion records that covers over twenty-two countries, including the United States, the British Isles, and continental Europe. This product also includes an extensive online collection of early American genealogical records and published genealogical research journals and magazines, and the largest collection of U.S Catholic records online. Educational resources are also available to help genealogy hobbyists improve their skills.

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Automate Databases Library Card Required.

Information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, covering more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present. Previously called the Auto Repair Reference Center.

 

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Biography in Context Databases Library Card Required.

Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. It merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

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Biography Reference Center Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Book Collection: Nonfiction Databases Library Card Required.

Book Collection: Nonfiction™ is a cross-curricular database
providing content that represents a wide spectrum of works,
including popular series from top book publishers such as
Allosaurus Publishers, Bess Press, Inc., Branden Publishing,
Capstone Press, Compass Point Books, Fulcrum Publishing,
Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan
Reynolds, Inc., Morning Glory Press, Oliver Press, Rourke
Publishing, LLC and Stackpole Books.
This database contains informative abstracts and searchable
full text for more than 4,200 popular nonfiction books, and includes
full-text entries on core subject areas, as well as information
on careers, health, sports, adventure, technology, life skills and more.

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Career One Stop Website

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Career One Stop provides current information for job seekers looking to try a new career.

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Census.Gov Website

Find national statistics compiled by the Census Bureau. This website includes the latest Census statistics, data tools, and more.

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CINAHL Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

CINAHL is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 2,960 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 2,000,000 records dating back to 1981.

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Classic Databases Library Card Required.

Miss the old Louisiana Library Connection Database page? Then use this link to get back to the classic look! Please note: For the best experience and the most up-to-date resources, please use the Online Library.






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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online Databases Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Library Card Required.

Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.

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Dictionary.com Website

Dictionary.com provides reliable access to millions of word definitions, synonyms, spelling, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and translations; as well as offering brain building games, crossword help, and other tools designed to entertain and educate.

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Doing business with St. Tammany Parish Government Website

If you are a consultant, service provider, contractor, vendor, or supplier, the following information is a convenient place for you to find out about current bidding and contract opportunities.  It will provide current listings of Bids, RFPs, RFQs, and Quotes issued by the Procurement Department. Also provides link to register your business with the parish.

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Driving-Tests.Org Website

Driving-Tests.Org offers free access to exam materials and handbooks that will help new drivers study for their Louisiana driver's license exam. Materials include the car, motorcycle, and CDL study guides and practice tests, as well as basic information about the permit and driving test. Practice tests and exams are online only, however, all handbooks are printable.

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EBSCOhost Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

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Ecosia Website

Want to search the Internet and save the environment? Then use a search engine that does both. Ecosia is a search engine that uses its ad revenue to fund tree planting projects around the world. This resource is available for free.

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ERIC Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

Search an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. This resource is provided by EBSCO.

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Explora Quick Search Databases Library Card Required.

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.

Explora also has specialized research centers for students and teachers:

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FamilySearch.Org Website

Search the records of one of the largest genealogy organizations in the world. FamilySearch.Org is provided free of charge by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Resources include digitized books, microfilm that can be ordered for viewing, and a genealogy database of user submitted family trees.

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Foreign Trade Statistics Website

FOREIGN TRADE is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and responsible for issuing regulations governing the reporting of all export shipments from the United States. If you're searching for import or export statistics, information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of other trade related topics, this is the place to get the information you need.

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Gale Group Databases Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

Gale provides a variety of credible, up-to-date content that includes full text magazines, newspapers, journals, videos, podcasts, and more from several information providers:

  • Academic OneFile
  • Business and Company Resource Center
  • Gale Biography In Context
  • Gale LegalForms - Louisiana
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • General OneFile
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Scribner Writer Series
  • Twayne Author Series




geauxBIZ Website

GeauxBiz, a service of the Louisiana Secretary of State, is a "licensing information center" for prospective small business owners; it provides current and potential business owners a single place to go for all the necessary information to operate within the state. Approval for all licenses and permits still comes from the individual agencies, but GeauxBiz is a clearinghouse for regulatory information.

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General OneFile Databases Newspapers and Magazines Library Card Required.

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.

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Health Source – Consumer Edition Databases Library Card Required.

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

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Heritage Quest Online Databases Library Card Required.

With over 28,000 books currently available, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™, Freedman's Bank Records, Revolutionary War Pension Records, and other expanding collections, HeritageQuest Online is designed specifically for patrons in public libraries who are either just beginning their family research or who after years of work are still uncovering their past.

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History Reference Center Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Home Improvement Reference Center Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Homework Louisiana Library Card Required.

  • Live Online Tutor
  • Skills Builder
  • Homework help and tutoring for K through basic college level
  • Writing Center
  • Career Center
  • Adult Education Center
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La. Secretary of State Uniform Commercial Code Website

In January of 1990, Louisiana adopted the Uniform Commercial Code. This statewide notification system replaced Louisiana's chattel mortgage laws and for the first time provides lenders with statewide information regarding liens on movable, personal property.

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Legal Information Reference Center Databases Library Card Required.

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.

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts Databases Library Card Required.

The oldest continuously produced information science database, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (ISTA) provides indexing and abstracts for journal articles, books, research reports and conference proceedings. It provides ongoing coverage of the most important periodicals in the field.





Louisiana Administrative Code Website

The Louisiana Administrative Code is a state-certified publication that provides a set of rules which have been formally adopted or amended by Louisiana state agencies.

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Louisiana Jobs & Career Center Website

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.

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Louisiana Legal Forms Databases Library Card Required.

Find and print Louisiana legal forms, including contracts, wills, bankruptcy, power of attorney, divorce and landlord-tenant.

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MAS Ultra Databases Library Card Required.

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra - School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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MasterFILE Premier Databases Website Library Card Required.

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

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Medline Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

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Middle Search Plus Databases Library Card Required.

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps and flags.

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Military & Government Collection Databases Library Card Required.

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for more than 400 titles.

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MIT Open Courseware Website

Take a free course with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Courses are available on a variety of topics and include video lecture and class notes and other documents. Course credit is not available for completed courses.

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National Bureau of Economic Research Website

Founded in 1920, the NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.
NBER-affiliated researchers study a wide range of topics and they employ many different methods in their work. Key focus areas include developing new statistical measurements, estimating quantitative models of economic behavior, and analyzing the effects of public policies.

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National Institutes of Health Website

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.

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NewspaperArchive Databases Newspapers and Magazines Library Card Required.

NewspaperARCHIVE is the world's best resource for historical and genealogical information. Our unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Explore your family tree and discover your history at NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the world's largest online newspaper archive.

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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods. This is the world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 560 journals.

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ReferenceUSA Databases Library Card Required.

Locates information about a business based on the business name, SIC, or category of business. Includes small local businesses as well as national companies. Information provided includes the name of the business, location, number of employees, owner(s), subsidiaries and other data.

Access is for personal, non-commercial use only.

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Regional Business News Databases Library Card Required.

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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Science Reference Center Academic Journals Databases Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Library Card Required.

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.

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SocINDEX with Full Text Academic Journals Databases Library Card Required.

SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 2,066,400 records with subject headings from a 19,750+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for 777 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 820 books and monographs, and full text for 13,947 conference papers.

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Something About the Author Databases Library Card Required.

Something About the Author Online provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people.

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Value Line Databases Library Card Required.

Value Line provides reliable, unbiased, and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. It includes financial data for over 6,000 stocks, 18,000 mutual funds, 200,000 options, and other securities, as well as professional commentary and projection tools.

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World Factbook, The Website

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, a World Oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

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