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Online Resources


  • Hoopla – ebooks, comics, audiobooks, movies & TV, music
  • OverDrive / Libby – ebooks and audiobooks
  • RBdigital – audiobooks, magazines, ebooks
  • Abdo Digital – ebooks for students, PreK-12 (available through June 2020)
  • TumbleBooks – ebooks for children and teens, audios for all ages, and a collection of romance novels (available through August 2020)


Includes full-text magazine and journal articles, images, almanacs, full-text historic newspapers, multimedia, library catalogs, and much more.  It’s a service of the Indiana State Library, funded by the Indiana General Assembly through Build Indiana Funds and The Institute of Museum and Library Services. Access anywhere in Indiana.

Ancestry Library (Click Here to access from home – available for limited time)
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.

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. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Biography In Context [Available through INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Library]
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. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Books and Authors [Available through INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Library]
Combines both browseable menus and visual search technology to guide readers from every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests.

Careers Internet Database
Provides information on over 350 career fields and jobs. Available anywhere (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.  Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Contemporary Authors [Available through INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Library]
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. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Court Forms
Divorce, child support, name change, and other forms available through the Coalition for Court Access.  Forms may be filled out online and then printed and filed with the appropriate office.  Access anywhere.

Provides unlimited access to 1,000+ online art and craft classes taught by expert instructors.  Sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, baking and paper craft classes come with downloadable patterns and recipes.  Access anywhere with your GPL card number and PIN.

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.  Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Cypress Resume
A resume builder that helps create professional quality resumes in several simple steps. Access anywhere 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.  Access anywhere.

Gale eBooks
Offers 24/7 full-text searchable coverage of over 200 authoritative books on a wide range of subjects. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Goodreads: Goshen Public Library & Goshen PL Childrens
See what titles GPL staff are reading and recommending.

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. Access anywhere 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. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

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

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.

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 [Available through INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Library]
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. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

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

Morningstar Investment Research Center (CLICK HERE to access outside the library.)
Includes financial data on companies traded on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and the American Stock Exchange; in-depth research reports on companies; data on mutual, closed-end, and exchange-traded funds; analysts’ reports on funds; exclusive investment tools and engaging educational features, including interactive training on basic and advanced stock, fund, and portfolio techniques.  Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Provides news stories covering important issues, events and people from around the world. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

NewspaperARCHIVE – Indiana (CLICK HERE to access outside of the library.)
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 a variety of Indiana newspapers from the early 1800’s – 2017 and specifically Goshen newspapers from 1839-1923. 

Nursing and Allied Health Collection [Available through INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Library]
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. Access anywhere 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.  Access anywhere with your GPL card number.

Testing & Education Reference Center [Available through INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Library]
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. Access anywhere with your GPL card number.