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, Company Profiles, 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 and Education Reference Center); Spanish-language resources (Informe!); and general-interest resources (Image Collection, MasterFILE Premier, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source). Available anywhere in Indiana.

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 cardholders.

Other Online Resources

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.

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.

Resource for students or travelers giving information on every U. S. state including state flags, animals and plants, economy, crime, food, climate, points of interest, maps and photos. Available on home computers with your GPL card number (enter your barcode in the “Library Code” box, then click on the “GO” button).

Auto Repair Reference Center
Auto repair information for most domestic and imported vehicles. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Basic ESL – Learn English Online

Improves an individual’s listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow, and instructionally proven curriculum. Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation. Click on “Instant Access” to enter without registering.

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. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

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).

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. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

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.

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.

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.
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.

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

Legal forms and legal help guides. Available only on GPL computers.

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. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Mango Languages
Online language learning system that includes courses in over 60 languages, including 16 ESL courses. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Gives updated full-page reports on over 1,500 mutual funds, an authoritative investment resource for evaluating, comparing and choosing mutual funds. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Provides news stories covering important issues, events and people from around the world. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

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.  Click here to access from home.

NoveList K-8
Fiction database geared for grades K-8. Search by awards won, genre, grade level, as well as author, title, or series name. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

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. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

Salem Press Online Resources
Contains the health resources Magills Medical Guide and Addictions & Substance Abuse and the history resources Famous First Facts, The Value of a Dollar: Colonial Era, and Working Americans: Social Movements.  Available on home computers with your GPL card number.

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. Available on home computers with your GPL card number.