A-to-Z Food America contains recipes in all course categories (appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages) for six US regions, all 50 states, and 33 ethnic cuisines. This resource also covers food culture for the above regions, states, and ethnic cuisines with articles such as Classic Dishes, State Foods, Top Agricultural Products, Special Occasion Foods, Ethnic and Geographic Influences, Special Ingredients, and Food Trivia.
The AtoZ World Food database explores food culture and includes traditional recipes for 174 countries, provides food culture articles, 7,000+ recipes, 500+ ingredient articles, 6 food glossaries and more than 14,000 color photos. Students, world travelers, cooking clubs, adventurous eaters, and anyone who wants to learn about world cuisine without having to purchase individual country cookbooks will value this resource.
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.
The award-winning ABCmouse curriculum is designed to help young children build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse is 100% educational, with more than 10,000 learning activities across all major subject areas: reading, math, science, social studies, art and music—including more than 1,200 of those learning activities in Spanish (for children ages 2-8+).
First-time users will need to make an account. When creating your account, choose Louisiana, St. Tammany Parish Library, enter your library card number, and click submit. You will then create your account using an email address and password. ABCmouse can be shared by up to three children in a household, each with their own avatar, profile and progress-tracking on the ABCmouse Step-by-Step Learning Path.
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 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.
Acts passed by the Legislature of the State of Louisiana.
Study to become a citizen or improve your reading, writing, and math skills.
- 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.
Search over 180 international journals and reports about holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
The Physical Review journal collection of 14 leading peer-reviewed research journals includes Physical Review Letters, Physical Review X, Physical Review, and Reviews of Modern Physics. They are provided by the American Physical Society (APS) which is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance the knowledge of physics.
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.
Access to thousands of databases of genealogical and historical information.
Information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, covering more than 37,000 vehicles from 1954 to present. Previously called Automate.
An index to Louisiana popular periodicals
BBC History Magazine focusing on ancient to modern history.
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.
Provides basic information on over 200,000 film titles and 450,000 music titles.
This primary source collection offers more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications, to provide a window into African American history, culture, and daily life—as well as the ways the dominant culture has portrayed and perceived people of African descent. The sources in this collection covers the time period between pre-Revolution America and the early 21st century.
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.
Full-text searchable reviews of book, music, and DVD/video titles.
BookFlix inspires kids to discover the joy of reading while building both real-world knowledge and beginning reading skills. With classic animated stories from Weston Woods, thematically paired with more than 140 authentic nonfiction ebooks from Scholastic, BookFlix strengthens students’ early literacy skills, confidence, and curiosity (for ages 3 to 8).
Books In Print® is the world's largest bibliographic resource, with a comprehensive database of more than 19 million books, audio books, and video titles.
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Hundreds of full color and black and white non-fiction downloadable e-books for ages preschool to 18.
Please note: Please choose Guest User option to access the e-books.
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Career One Stop provides current information for job seekers looking to try a new career.
Learn about a career, take an occupational practice test, or learn how to create an eye catching resume through the Learning Express Career Preparation Center.
Find national statistics compiled by the Census Bureau. This website includes the latest Census statistics, data tools, and more.
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.
Contains information on city licensing requirements.
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.
Cloud Library by Bibliotheca provides ebooks and eaudiobooks for popular titles that you can download onto your computer or mobile device.
Practice for the ACT, SAT, or AP exam and get tips for how to write a college admission essay.
Use this resource to prepare for graduate school admissions exams. Materials include practice tests and exercises for the GRE, MCAT, and LSAT and include practice materials to help you brush up on your math, grammar, reading, and writing skills.
Update your computer skills with this resource. Take self paced courses on a variety of popular software tools, including Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Design products, and more.
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information from EBSCO. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Over 550 reference e-books covering a wide variety of subjects.
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. This resource was formerly called ReferenceUSA.
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Access historical real estate data for St. Tammany and Orleans Parish online with this resource. To access DeedFax Online, you must visit a St. Tammany Parish Library branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
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.
This resource includes basic computer instructions, as well as email and social media courses.
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.
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.
EBSCOhost offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers:
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EBSCO's MasterFILE Premier and eBook Collection in Spanish!
EBSCO's MasterFILE Premier and eBook Collection in French!
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.
If you're thinking about starting a business, the entrepreneurial mindset course will help you to think like an entrepreneur! You'll learn how to discover opportunities that are hiding in plain sight; how cash-strapped entrepreneurs manage to identify, evaluate, and transform their ideas into a sustainable success; and how to develop a success network to help you avoid costly mistakes.
The course is self-paced and provides 10 hours of lectures, reflection assignments, and a printable completion certificate.
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.
Ethnic Diversity Source covers the culture, traditions, social treatment, and lived experiences of people of color in the United States through full text scholarly journals, magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, speeches, primary source documents, and more.
Specializing in reliable content for students and teachers, Explora provides information 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.
Resources to help U.S. companies export.
Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects.
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 and a genealogy database of user submitted family trees.
Don't have your own account? Use ours! Username--Sttamm Password--Genealogy123. Please note: the information in this account is not private and the account is available for in-library use only.
The Vault is the FBI's new FOIA Library, containing 6,700 documents and other media that have been scanned from paper into digital copies so you can read them in the comfort of your home or office.
The official site (Sam.gov) for registering to do business with the federal government. See this site to register your business as a potential vendor for government agencies, to pursue government contract opportunities, to find government contract data such as information on awarded contracts, and more.
The Daily Journal of the U.S. Government.
Fold3 provides access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.
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.
This fundraising tool gives grant-seekers unprecedented access to the largest amount of philanthropic data that currently exists. By combining exhaustive data with intuitive search functionality and informative data visualizations, Foundation Directory Online makes fundraising quick and efficient. In order to access this resource, you must visit the Covington or Slidell branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
Foundation Maps Website New!
Foundation Maps is a data visualization tool and the easiest way to see who is funding what and where around the world. Foundation Maps helps funders and nonprofits access the knowledge they need to make strategic decisions and strengthen their impact. In order to access this resource, you must visit the Covington or Slidell branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
Portal for free legal research resources maintained by the George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School.
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Topics include:
- Accounting and Finance
- Computer Programs
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- Teaching and Education
- Writing and Publishing
This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Literary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
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. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Gale In Context: Biography 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. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Gale In Context: Elementary delivers trusted, age-appropriate digital content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school—and a lifetime of learning. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This research database is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. The content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, and political science. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Find and print legal forms, including contracts, wills, bankruptcy, power of attorney, divorce, and landlord-tenant. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID.
Whether you're researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, you can search across all of your library's Gale literary databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and a rich collection of expertly written work overviews. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID.
Gale Literature: Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online Databases Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
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.
Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
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. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
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 movements. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
Gale Power Search allows you to search through 1,000 of magazines, journals, newspapers, and other content available through multiple Gale databases. This resource provides a variety of credible, up-to-date information from the following sources:
- Academic OneFile
- Gale eBooks
- Gale In Context: Biography
- Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints
- General OneFile
- Scribner Writer Series
- Twayne's Authors Series
This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2021-2022 school year.
This resource provides tech tutorials and life skills lessons that are available for free.
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.
In-depth cultural, business, and travel information on 175 countries, including maps, points of interests, security briefings, popular recipes, and language dictionaries and videos.
GrantSelect is an extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations.
Using this database from home? Please use the Username: temp70433 and Password: Tamanend.
Get detailed information on more than 10,000 foundations that give grants, fellowships, or scholarships to individuals. In order to access this resource, you must visit the Covington or Slidell branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
EBSCO's GreenFILE provides well researched information about the human impact on the environment.
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.
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.
With over 28,000 books currently available, the entire U.S. Federal Census, 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.
Brush up on your reading, writing, and math skills or study for the HiSET exam.
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.
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.
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.
- Live Online Tutor
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- Homework help and tutoring for K through basic college level
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Download your favorite ebooks, eaudiobooks, movies, music, TV shows, and more with Hoopla.
An EBSCOhost database, Humanities International complete includes articles from books, journals, and other published sources.
iWave is a donor research tool that provides access to a comprehensive suite of reliable wealth, philanthropic, and biographic information on prospective donors. In order to access this resource, you must visit a St. Tammany Parish Library branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
Explore career paths, find jobs and internships, create a resume or cover letter, and find potential colleges and scholarship opportunities through this resource.
Just for Kids offers a kid-safe, advertisement-free, media platform where young patrons can learn, explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos that children want to watch—from Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Franklin, Arthur, to The Berenstain Bears, and more! These videos are sure to entertain, educate and inspire young patrons. Games, songs and interactives will keep these early learners interested and engaged as they discover a learning environment that is fun, safe and entertaining. Kids will also have access to audiovisual adaptations of outstanding picture books from Weston Woods®, Rabbit Ears Entertainment, Vooks, Highlights for Children, and more!
Provides free learning tools and lessons for kids from grades K-College.
Find business entities, officers and agents on file with the Secretary of State.
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.
The Law Library of Louisiana is providing free online access to Fast Case. Fast Case offers data tools to help you complete your legal research. Please use the information below to login:
Need additional assistance? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (504) 310-2400.
A publication of Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, a non-profit genealogical support group for the Louisiana State Archives founded in 1978. Le Raconteur is published in March, June, September, and December. Each issue contains a variety of original genealogical and historical articles dealing with topics from around Louisiana. In order to access this journal online, you must visit a St. Tammany Parish Library branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
A comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, software tutorials, and career preparation for students and adults. This resource includes:
- Adult Core Skills Center, opens a new window
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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.
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. Have a mobile device? Download your eBooks and audiobooks to your phone or tablet with the Libby app, opens a new window.
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.
Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.
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.
A searchable website where citizens can see a greater level of detail on how and where taxpayer dollars are being spent—down to the check level. More and more information will become available as all state agencies migrate into a modern financial system, known as LaGov, and that data is tapped.
Find sample test questions, register for testing, or get up to date information about the Louisiana civil service exams.
Resources and information for those seeking a civil service job with the State of Louisiana.
An online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state's business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy.
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.
Find and print Louisiana legal forms, including contracts, wills, bankruptcy, power of attorney, divorce, and landlord-tenant. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID.
Louisiana law requires that state agencies submit copies of their publications to the Recorder of Documents, located within the State Library, for distribution to depository libraries throughout the state via the Louisiana Public Document Depository Program (PDDP). Libraries participating in the depository program include Louisiana academic, public, and special libraries and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
This is the official website for the Council that advises the State Librarian and the Recorder of Documents on matters concerning the Louisiana Public Document Depository Program. The Council’s legal authority is stated in the Louisiana Administrative Code, Title 25:§4107, promulgated in accordance with the Louisiana Revised Statues Title 25:122(B).
Gateway to multiple resources providing eBooks and Audiobooks to Louisiana Public Library users of all ages.
State agencies are allowed to fulfill their statutory obligation to participate in the Depository Program by providing documents in electronic format. The primary goal of the Digital Archive is to provide the public with permanent access to these digital publications that state agencies submit. Louisiana state documents, print and digital, are cataloged in the online catalog of the State Library and are available for use by all libraries regardless of depository status.
The official site of the Louisiana Legislature. Contains the laws of the state.
Helping Louisiana citizens find jobs.
A state government portal that is maintained by the State of Louisiana Division of Administration. The DOA redesigned this site to provide quick access and guidance to online services and other resources provided by Louisiana State Government.
Includes information on growing a business, doing business with the state, employment in the state and business licenses.
Louisiana's online guide to free legal help
The Maps of the CIA gives a listing of unclassified maps available to the public. Visitors can browse through the wide variety of maps offered by clicking on the drop-down menu and selecting a country. These maps are in the public domain and may be copied freely without permission of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
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.
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.
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.
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, conditions, and more. This information is provided by the Merck Manual, a reference book for physicians and pharmacists. Content is split between the professional version and the consumer version, which is written in everyday language.
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.
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.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy will no longer be available after January 31, 2023. It is being replaced by ABCmouse.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy is a fun and interactive online kindergarten-readiness learning tool for children ages 3 to 6. With hundreds of lessons in Math, Science and Social Studies, Language and Literacy, Art, and Music, the curriculum increases in difficulty as the user progresses through the program. Parents can track their child’s learning outcomes through weekly progress reports that are emailed and available online 24/7.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy can be used at the library, home, or on-the-go via smart phones, iPads, and tablets. Approximately twenty percent of the curriculum is available offline in the form of printables and practice worksheets.
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.
Data reports covering more than 20,000 securities.
MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. It contains billions of historical records from all over the world to support family history research. It includes birth, death and marriage records; the complete U.S. and U.K. censuses; immigration, military and tombstone records; and nearly 5 billion family tree profiles. New exclusive content is added daily, with more than 100 million records added every month.
Provided by J.D. Power, this resource contains information that may help in the appraisal of a used mobile, modular, or manufactured home. Data is available for mobile homes from 1950 to the present year. To access NADA Guides Connect: Used Mobile Homes, you must visit a St. Tammany Parish Library branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
A database of local community resources, including organizations that provide housing, food, educational, and health assistance to St. Tammany Parish citizens.
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.
National Geographic Kids provides immersive, digital content that takes kids ages 7-14 on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. This digital resource provides full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine as well as National Geographic Kids books, videos, and images on a student-friendly platform to make learning more accessible. National Geographic Kids can be used at the library, home, or on-the-go via smart phones, iPads, and tablets.
With comprehensive, timely articles and legendary photographs and maps, the magazine documents life on our planet and beyond. This resource provides students and researchers of all ages a graphical, easy-to-use method of accessing the wealth of material from National Geographic magazine, along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.
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.
Enjoy digital access to The New York Times through the St. Tammany Parish Library! You can read and share articles with loved ones, subscribe to your favorite newsletters, search the archive, and download popular NYT apps.
To get started, connect to your local library’s wi-fi or log into one of our public computers and register at nytimes.com/register, opens a new window. Want to use it from home? Use this Redeem Link, opens a new window and click 'Redeem' to register for 72 hour access.
News-2-You is available on the public computers at the Causeway, Covington, Madisonville, Mandeville, Slidell, and South Slidell branches. This resource is a weekly interactive online current events newspaper for people with complex learning needs (unique learners, struggling readers, and English Language learners for example) at their individual, age-appropriate levels to allow them to broaden their horizons with high-interest nonfiction. In order to access this resource, you must visit one of the St. Tammany Parish Library branches listed above and speak with a librarian.
The electronic editions of current and archived full text newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications--all in one easy-to-search database.
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. You can also create a free user account to save your searches and organize your research with folders through the library's subscription.
Links to free newspaper sites in Louisiana and in other states.
NoveList K-8 is especially for younger readers. It has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. Use it to find just the right books for every reader.
Reading recommendations to help you find your next book.
Published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this resources provides information on a wide variety of careers.
This website provides recent research and data on current global problems such as poverty, climate change, and war. Our World in Data is a project of the Global Change Data Lab, a non-profit organization based in the United Kingdom.
Find new and popular ebooks and eaudiobooks just for kids! This collection features chapter books, picture books, and graphic novels. Lexile levels are included to help parents and kids find the perfect book.Have a mobile device? Download your eBooks and audiobooks to your phone or tablet with the Libby app, opens a new window.
This index is an easily accessible and searchable resource for anyone who wants to trace their family history or learn more about immigration and genealogy—from immigrant arrivals in New York through Ellis Island to passenger lists for those entering New Orleans and more than 200 other ports. It offers more than 5 million immigrant names from over 3,500 primary sources related to immigration into North America from the late 1500s to the mid-1900s.
Search through over 70 popular magazines for elementary school research with primary search. All full text articles contain lexile levels.
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.
PAR’s mission is to be Louisiana’s independent voice offering solutions to crucial issues for the betterment of our state through accurate, objective research and focusing public attention on those solutions.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab provides guides and tutorials for learning English grammar, research citation styles, and much more.
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.
Provides extensive coverage on topics related to world religions, religious history, biblical studies, and the history of philosophy. This collection contains nearly 300 journals, including 250 peer reviewed titles. The Religion and Philosophy Collection is provided by EBSCOhost.
This collection of ebooks offers information on a variety of topics, including health, history, and science.
Consumer Health Complete - Spanish Edition
Tutorials on numerous topics relating to small businesses.
Science fair project ideas
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.
Free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Allows you to search the state laws online.
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.
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.
Offers comprehensive coverage of sports and fitness related topics.
The St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation (STEDF) leads economic development in St. Tammany, attracting new businesses and employment opportunities to the area.
The Clerk of Court’s Archives Department preserves and maintains the rich history and genealogy of St. Tammany Parish. Archival records dating back to 1810 can be searched for names, locations, occupations, marital and family status, citizenship, and property holdings.
The Public Health (PH) program works with nonprofit organizations to provide wellness, behavioral health, and suicide prevention services to the residents of St. Tammany Parish.
This page allows the user to search the 1987 version SIC manual by keyword, to access descriptive information for a specified 2,3,4-digit SIC, and to examine the manual structure.
Bureau of Economic Analysis Regionals offers state estimates for personal income and GDP by state.
This resource helps high school students learn life skills and academic skills needed for success in the classroom and beyond.
A database of e-books and other digital content for grades 6 – 12, featuring more than 1000 titles, including teen-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more!
This resource allows access to the Times-Picayune online. The Digital Archive begins with the first issue of The Picayune published on January 25, 1837.
A collection of children's e-books with 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 and French.
The government printing office keeps America informed by distributing the official publications and information products of the federal government in digital and printed formats.
General information about and searching for patents and trademarks.
Learn the steps to start a small business, get financing help from the government, and more.
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.
Provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry related periodicals.
Geared towards researchers, this resource provides text only coverage from 1984 to the present day of the Wall Street Journal in a friendly searchable format. Articles can be printed, shared by email, or saved as a PDF.
Enjoy digital access to The Wall Street Journal, one of the world's leading daily financial newspapers! You can read timely national and international news articles, keep up with the latest business and political news, explore trends in the job market, and more.
To get started, create an account using your email address and a password of your choice. Your login will give you access to The Wall Street Journal from anywhere on any device for 3 days. Once it expires, you can come back to the Library's link to login again.
Want to use it from home? Login with your library card number then create an account or sign in to your existing account.
The Weiss Financial Ratings Database provides strength ratings of Insurance Companies, Medicare Supplement Insurance, Banks and Credit Unions; conservative Investment Ratings of thousands of Mutual Funds and Stocks, plus helpful worksheets, planners and financial literacy tools. It also provides easy to understand financial information on topics such as managing debt, buying a car, purchasing homeowners insurance, preparing for retirement, making elder care choices, and more.
To access this resource from home, you must sign in with your library card.
Weston Woods Plus eBooks and eAudiobooks New!
Activity Corner offers thousands of fun, hands-on activities for kids of all ages.
World Book Advanced is a powerful research tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports, and more.
An encyclopedia designed for middle school and jr. high students, World Book Discover features easy to read articles and includes reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts. Please Note: This resource works best with laptop and desktop computers.
Improve readers’ fluency and comprehension with dramatic readings in the classroom, library, or after-school program! Dramatic Learning expands proven approaches to enhancing reading skills.
Browse a selection of World Book's acclaimed series of nonfiction titles in e-book format.
Learn about people, places, animals, sports, and more. Includes videos, images, maps, and games.
Get connected to the library's suite of World Book Online resources, which are inspired by the renowned encyclopedia.
This comprehensive database includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school.
Build and share timelines using your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.
Offering a comprehensive set of curriculum-based drills, World Book Wizard is a personalized way to help students master skills in Science and Social Studies.
Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learning offers rich resources for preschoolers and children in the early primary.
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.
The Central Intelligence Agency publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments weekly in this World Leaders database. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States. Regimes with which the United States has no diplomatic exchanges are indicated by the initials NDE. Governments are listed in alphabetical order according to the most commonly used version of each country's name.