Online Databases


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Learn about databases available to use through the web with a library card and those you can use at any time on the web.

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Online Databases

  1. 1. Online Databases Learning Through the Library’s Web Site
  2. 2. Ebsco Databases – Small Engine Repair <ul><li> – from our home page, click on the database links, then enter your library card # </li></ul><ul><li>Ebsco Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s Practice! </li></ul><ul><li>Small Engine Repair </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ebsco Databases – Auto Repair Reference Center <ul><li> – once again, from the web page, go to the database you want and enter your library card # </li></ul><ul><li>Ebsco Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s Practice! </li></ul><ul><li>Auto Repair Reference Center </li></ul>
  4. 4. Ebsco Databases – NoveList <ul><li> – choose your database, enter your library card # </li></ul><ul><li>Ebsco Databases </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s Practice! </li></ul><ul><li>NoveList </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Tour Novelist on the right hand tool bar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on NoveList Training on the right hand tool bar </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Learning Express <ul><li>Learning Express is another online database accessible through our web page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You do not need to enter your library card # to access this database, simply click on the link </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A database for online practice tests and exams </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s Practice! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First you must sign up as a new user – or sign in as a returning user </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Once you have a username & password you can begin tests. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Digital Media Downloads <ul><li>The library now has access to downloadable audio and e-books through INCOLSA </li></ul><ul><li>Simply click on the Digital Media link on our web page </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For first time users, you can click on a Guided Tour </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>First you must make sure that you have the software needed to run the media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Digital Software and it will take you to the links to download the software you will need. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Once you have done that you can browse through the titles available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Media </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. New Features to Our Web Site <ul><li>Engaged Patrons – Online Event Registration Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Item Request Forms – can’t find what you’re looking for in our catalog, make a request for the library to purchase the material and place you on hold for it. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can get here through our web page </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Other Online Resources <ul><li>Lawcheck for Libraries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Area you’re going to use the most </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choose which topic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>It will then ask you what state you’re looking for </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>And then will get you the choices for law forms or laws about the topic </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Other Online Resources <ul><li>FindLaw </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will help in answering questions about laws or legal topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will help you find lawyers </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Other Online Resources <ul><li>Inspire </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many different searches through Inspire </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Powered by the Indiana State Library </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If at home, you can register for a free account </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>If at a public library, you can enter and search without having to have an account </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspire can search many different databases for journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, as well as WorldCat, Encyclopedia resources, and medical databases </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Reference Site <ul><li>Our Reference Web Page has a number of available resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit our bookmark site for links to multiple resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>