Online Databases

New! 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 240 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. operates a network of genealogical and historical record websites, giving users access to billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records.

Bibliography Reference Center

This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies, including coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, as well as those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published).

Career Transitions

The Jobs section of Career Transitions gives you ways to search for jobs and internships, wizards for creating professional-looking resumes and cover letters, job-hunting tips and advice, and ways to practice interviewing for jobs. The Careers section of the Career Transitions database provides ways to identify career interests, browse career paths, match experience to new careers, and search schools and programs for further education.

Chilton Library

Chilton Library provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, OEM maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for foreign and domestic automobiles and light trucks from 1940-present, all printable from home or at your library.

Driving Tests is a great resource for studying and practicing your driver’s license test. There are BMV practice exams provided here along with additional resources on everything from what to wear on testing day, to common testing mistakes, and even answers to your insurance questions. With additional practice tests for motorcycle driving or commercial driving licenses, this is your one stop shop.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. 18th Century or 20th Century. European or Native American. Farm or Factory. East Coast or West Coast. Where does your American past begin?

  • U.S. Federal Censuses feature the original images of every extant federal census in the United States, from 1790 through 1930, with name indexes for many decades.
  • Genealogy and local history books deliver more than 7 million digitized page images from over 28,000 family histories, local histories, and other books.
  • Periodical Source Index (PERSI), published by Allen County Public Library, is recognized as the most comprehensive index of genealogy and local history periodicals. It contains more than 2 million records covering titles published around the world since 1800.
  • Revolutionary War records contains original images from pension and bounty land warrant application files that help to identify more than 80,000 American Army, Navy, and Marine officers and enlisted men from the Revolutionary War era.
  • Freedman’s Bank Records, with more than 480,000 names of bank applicants, their dependents, and heirs from 1865–1874, offers valuable data that can provide important clues to tracing African American ancestors prior to and immediately after the Civil War.
  • LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set records the memorials, petitions, and private relief actions made to the U.S. Congress back to 1789, with a total of more than 480,000 pages of information.

Indiana Legal Forms Library

Thousands of legal forms are available on Indiana Legal Forms Library, with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues, with most Indiana legal forms available to print. Customize the forms to your specific need, complete the form online then save and print.

Inspire Indiana

Indiana’s Virtual Library, a freely-available, Internet-accessible array of information resources to help researchers, writers, and explorers of all ages find the answers they need to questions of all sorts. Students, professionals, and ordinary Indiana citizens alike can search to their hearts’ content – free of charge! The INSPIRE databases listed below are always ready when you are – just go to to get started.

(If your internet service provider serves multiple states, register for an INSPIRE username and password on your first visit.)

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Bartleby
  • Biomedical Reference Collection
  • Business Source Premier
  • Contemporary Authors Online
  • Corporate ResourceNet
  • Datamonitor Corporate Information
  • Directory of Open Access Journals
  • eBooks
  • EBSCO Animals
  • EBSCOHost
  • Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC)
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • Google Scholar
  • GreenFILE
  • Health Business FullTEXT
  • Health Reference Center Academic
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
  • Image Collection
  • KidsClick
  • Lexi-Pals Drug Database
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
  • MAS Ultra–School Edition
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • McClatchy-Tribune Collection
  • MEDLINE/MedlinePlus
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Military & Government Collection
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • Professional Development Collection
  • Regional Business News
  • TOPICsearch
  • What Tree Is That?

Literary Reference Center Plus

A full-text database providing information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research or instructional needs.

Salem Health Encyclopedias

  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • Genetics
  • Cancer
  • Infectious Diseases & Conditions
  • Psychology & Mental Health
  • Magill’s Medical Guide

Salem History Encyclopedias

  • Religious documents
  • American immigration
  • Athletes
  • Inventors and inventions
  • American business

Salem Literature Encyclopedias

  • Heroes & superheroes of graphic novels
  • Independent & underground classic graphic novels
  • Critical surveys of poetry and long & short fiction

Salem Science Encyclopedias

  • Applied science
  • Mathematics and society
  • The solar system