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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

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

Biography Reference Center
Offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies, including coverage of several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres.

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.

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.

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.

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.

hoopla
Instantly borrow thousands of digital movies, music albums, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card. For information on how to get started, visit https://goshenpl.lib.in.us/digital/hoopla/.

Indiana Memory
Contains primary source materials from Indiana’s history. Includes a wide variety of old documents: digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps and other media.

LearningExpress Library
Includes test preparation materials for college entrance exams, military exams, and more. Supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen 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.

NewsBank
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 digital audiobooks to your PC, Mac, or mobile device. For information on how to get started, visit https://goshenpl.lib.in.us/digital/overdrive/. Apps available for Apple, Android, Chromebook, Windows, Kindle Fire HD, and NOOK® HD/HD+.

Points of View Reference Center
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

RBdigital
Offers digital magazines, digital audiobooks, and ebooks.  All titles available for immediate checkout – no holds necessary. For information on how to get started, visit https://goshenpl.lib.in.us/digital/rbdigital/.