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Online Library Access – Anywhere

Hello GHS and GMS students!  With your Goshen Public Library eCard, you can access any of the online resources you find here for your homework and research projects.  Whether you are working on an English paper, need science project ideas, or even help learning a new language, we have you covered.

You can also use your eCard to check out eBooks, eAudios, digital magazines, movies, music, and comics. Visit OverDrive, RBdigital and hoopla to learn more.

If you have any questions or need help, give the librarians at the Reference Desk a call at 574-533-9531.

Online Resources

The State of Indiana’s databases of magazine and newspaper article citations and full text articles. Includes student resources. Available anywhere in Indiana.

Biography In Context
Comprehensive information on just about any famous person, including inventors, politicians, celebrities, and many others.  Updated daily and includes multimedia content and information culled from various resources such as reference books, magazines, and websites.

Careers Internet Database
Provides information on over 350 career fields and jobs. To access, click on the “MEMBERS CLICK HERE” button.
User name: 414w
Password: future.

Contemporary Authors
Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references for over 130,000 U.S. and international authors.  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. Updated monthly.

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.
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.

Explora for Secondary Schools
Designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.

Gale eBooks
Visit a virtual bookshelf containing hundreds of reference books on several topics.  Use the search function to narrow your results to your research topic.

Goshen News Index [NewsBank]
Offers full-text, searchable coverage of the electronic edition of the Goshen News from November 2007 – present.

Instantly borrow thousands of digital movies, music albums, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.

Indiana History Online
Contains primary source materials from Indiana’s history. Includes  a wide variety of old documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises, books, and children’s books.

Covers world literature and authors throughout history.  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. LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

Mango Languages
Learn a new language!  Mango includes 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses.

Apps available, but first use your eCard to create a Mango account from the link above.

MasterFILE Premier
Contains full text for nearly 2,000 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 500 reference books, over 80,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of nearly 600,000 photos, maps & flags.

Provides news stories covering important issues, events and people from around the world.  Newsbank’s Special Reports feature offers a quick way to find articles on key issues and trending topics.

NewspaperARCHIVE – Indiana
Features articles from Indiana’s historical newspapers. Search by keyword, dates, and location. The archives cover Indiana history back to 1800.

OverDrive-EPL/GPL Digital Consortium
Download eBooks and Audiobooks to your PC, Mac, or mobile device. Use the menu option “Children &Teen” for fiction and nonfiction books.  Apps available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Kindle Fire HD, and NOOK® HD/HD+.

Offers digital magazines, eaudios, and ebooks of the Classics.  All titles available for immediate checkout – hold necessary.

Science In Context
Features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects – from earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. Click on the Browse Topics link at the top of the page to find Science Fair Projects and Experiments.

Testing & Education Reference Center
Provides practice tests (such as entrance exams, GMAT, LSAT, etc), scholarship search, and information on accredited schools. Has information for high school, college, and grad school levels.