ONLINE RESOURCES AT THIS COMPUTER
(For assistance with these resources, please ask at the Reference Desk.)


Library Catalog
Goshen Public Library's web-based catalog.

OverDrive-EPL/GPL Digital Consortium
Browse our catalog of downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks. Download titles to your computer or mobile device. Available to Goshen Public Library and Elkhart Public Library resident cardholders.

INSPIRE
The State of Indiana's databases of magazine and newspaper article citations and full text articles. Includes student resources (Primary Search, Middle Search Plus, EBSCO Animals, What Tree Is It?, Academic Search Elite, Biography Resource Center, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Lit Finder, MAS Ultra--School Edition, TOPICsearch); business resources (Business Source Premier, CompanyvProfiles, Corporate ResourceNet, Health Business FullTEXT, Regional Business News, Small Business Resource Center); medical resources (Clinical Pharmacology, MEDLINE, Health Source); education resources (ERIC, Professional Development Collection, Testing & Education Reference Center); Spanish-language resources (Informe!); and general-interest resources (Image Collection, MasterFILE Premier, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source). Available anywhere in Indiana.

Ancestry Library
Genealogical database with extensive coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. Available only on GPL computers.

AtoZdatabases
Search directories for businesses, people, and jobs in the United States. Includes 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Biography In Context
"Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution 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." Resource provided by INSPIRE. Available on home computers.

Books and Authors
Combines both browseable menus and visual search technology to guide readers from every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests. Resource provided by INSPIRE. Available on home computers.

Careers Internet Database
Provides information on over 350 career fields and jobs. Available on home computers (click on the "MEMBERS CLICK HERE" button -- User name: 414w ; Password: future).

Chilton Library
Provides access to repair, maintenance, and service information for over 2,600 vehicles from 1940 to current year.

Contemporary Authors
"Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on all of the more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors whose entries appear in Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Authors New Revision Series. Updated monthly, Contemporary Authors allows users to search for an author by name, title of work, nationality, date and place of birth and death, subject/genre, personal and career information, awards and honors, and more." Resource provided by INSPIRE. Available on home computers.

Court Forms
Divorce, name change, small claims and other forms available through the Indiana Supreme Court Self-Service Legal Center. All forms must be filled out online and then printed and filed with the appropriate office.

CultureGrams
Learn about the daily life, culture and traditions of people from around the world. Includes maps, photos, interviews, recipes, flags, graphs and tables. Great for school reports or understanding the culture before traveling to a given destination. Also available from home computers with your GPL card number.

Cypress Resume
A resume builder that helps create professional quality resumes in several simple steps. Also available from home computers with your GPL card number.

Driving-Tests.org
Provides practice tests for the Indiana learner's permit, motorcycle license, and CDL license and 3 online driver's manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL). Find answers to frequently asked questions about obtaining an Indiana driver's license. Also includes an Indiana Road Sign test in Spanish.

EBSCOhost (INSPIRE)
An alternative link to access the INSPIRE EBSCOhost databases (see INSPIRE above).

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Offers 24/7 full-text searchable coverage of over 200 authoritative books on a wide range of subjects. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Goshen News Index [NewsBank]
Offers full-text, searchable coverage of the Goshen News from November 2007 - present. Does not include paid advertisements. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

HeritageQuest Online
Genealogical database of over 25,000 family and local histories, the entire U.S. Federal Census, PERSI™, and more. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Indiana Voter Portal
Indiana residents with a valid Indiana driver's license or Indiana state-issued identification card will be able to use this site to submit a new voter registration application or to update an existing voter registration record. They can also find their polling place location, look into their provisional ballot status information, find county contact information, and determine "Who's on My Ballot?" for an upcoming election.

Indiana Code, Administrative Code, & Constitution
Includes Indiana state laws and rules.

Legal Forms
Offers legal forms that are Indiana specific. Includes wills, power of attorney, landlord/tenant, real estate, contracts, bankruptcy, and much more. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

LitFinder
"Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. For students or patrons seeking a deeper view into literature, LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more! From Shakespeare's sonnets to poems by Donald Hall or short stories from Edgar Allan Poe to works by Annie Proulx, LitFinder has you covered." Resource provided by INSPIRE. Available on home computers.

Magill's Medical Guide Online
Medical database designed for general readers describes the major diseases and disorders of the human body, common surgical and nonsurgical procedures and specializations in medical practice. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Mango Languages
Online language learning system that includes 39 foreign language and 16 ESL courses. Available on home computers with your GPL card number. Because Mango works best with speakers and a microphone, in library use is primarily intended for demonstration.

Morningstar Mutual Funds Online
Gives updated full-page reports on over 1,500 mutual funds, an authoritative investment resource for evaluating, comparing and choosing mutual funds.

NewspaperARCHIVE - Indiana
Features articles from Indiana's historical newspapers. Allows you to search for your ancestors by name and to narrow your results by year and location. The archives cover Indiana history from 1800-2014.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection
"All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum." Resource provided by INSPIRE. Available on home computers.

Testing & Education Reference Center
"Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals." Resource provided by INSPIRE. Available on home computers.