Articles and Databases

Academic Search Premier

Find full-text, peer-reviewed journal articles for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and much more. Provided by INSPIRE.

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Ancestry Library Edition (available only at the library)

Discover your family history by searching census records from 1790 to 1940, birth, marriage and death records from around the world, voter registrations, military records, immigration paperwork, and much more. New to genealogy? Get started with the helpful tutorials and downloadable forms. Accessible only at Johnson County Public Library branches.

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Artemis Literary Sources

Find biographical information, literary criticism, and reviews for over 130,000 writers, as well as poems, short stories, speeches and plays. This resource includes the content found in LitFinder and Literature Resource Center.

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AtoZDatabases

Find a job, business, person or create mailing lists & sales leads. AtoZdatabases is an essential tool for your marketing campaign, helping you reach new movers and homeowners, as well as consumers by location, income, home value and interest.

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AtoZtheWorld

Discover the culture, custom, food, religion, language, maps, and points of interest of 170+ countries of the world. Great for international travel or school reports. (To Login, enter your library card number in the "Code" box under Library Login.)

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Biography in Context

This comprehensive online biographical reference database is designed to meet the needs of public, school and academic libraries in the areas of literature, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, arts and newsmakers.

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Business Insights: Global

Gale Business Insights: Global combines an international perspective and sophisticated research tools with convenient access to a range of comprehensive learning materials.

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Business Source Premier

Contains full text from the world's top business journals and is particularly strong in both management and marketing. Provided by INSPIRE.

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Career Transitions

Looking for a job? Use Career Transitions to create a resume or cover letter, get help with your job interview, and much more.

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Corporate ResourceNet

Provides access to news and articles on topics in business, banking, law, finance, management, advertising, human resources and more. Provided by INSPIRE.

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Credo Online Reference

Start your research here! Credo provides access to hundreds of in-depth subject encyclopedias and handbooks covering every major subject from Accounting to Art History and Shakespeare to Einstein. Search by keyword, topic, or browse our online reference collection. Dig deeper with thousands of related journal articles and other resources from JCPL's online reference collection.

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DemographicsNow

Demographics Now offers a variety of simple, ready-to-use demographic data reports. Users may customize them by geography, choosing the area that best suits their needs. In addition, users may also run an

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ERIC

ERIC, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.

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Gale Courses

Gale Courses offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to enroll at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Gale Courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

A 24/7 reference source on History, Government, Law, Religion, Philosophy, Graphic Novels, Company Histories, World Cultures, Food, America and its People.

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Health & Wellness Resource Center

Health & Wellness Resource Center delivers up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.

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Health Business FullTEXT

This database provides full text coverage of nearly 130 well-known administrative journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Health Management Technology, Modern Healthcare, and many others.

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Health Reference Center Academic

Provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

This is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide. This resource provides access to nearly 300 full text, consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

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Heritage Quest

Available within the library or online from your home computer with a library card number and pin number. All U.S. census records from 1790-1930, more than 25,000 local histories and family genealogies, the Genealogical Periodical Source Index (PERSI), and Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, all fully indexed and searchable.

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Indiana Digital Archives

Family Tree Magazine named this website "Best State Website" in 2010 and "Best Website of 2011" this year. Provides access to Indiana's cultural heritage, military records, and other helpful genealogy records.

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Indiana History Online

Indiana History Online provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Indiana history, packaged with an engaging user interface that provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content. With state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more, the collection provides a range of primary documents.

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Indiana Legal Forms

Indiana legal forms for bankruptcy, divorce, name change, power of attorney, real estate, wills, and other topics are searchable and printable.

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Informe!

Created exclusively for Spanish-speaking users, this full-text electronic reference tool is the first system to provide indexing, images and full text of popular Hispanic magazines -- not just translations. Also included is a thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking users.

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International Directory of Company Histories

Provides histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition

This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 700 popular high school magazines.

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MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for more than 1,900 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

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MEDLINE

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

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MedlinePlus

Extensive information from the National Institute of Health and other trusted sources on over 7,000 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.

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Middle Search Plus

Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines, as well as the Encyclopedia of Animals. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

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Military & Government Collection

Provides full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals. The database also includes full text for 245 pamphlets and offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.

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Military & Intelligence Database

The Military and Intelligence Database periodical list meet the content needs of libraries serving military personnel. Additionally, the product includes The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia and The World Almanac and Book of Facts.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

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Powerspeak Languages

With Powerspeak Languages, language learners get more out of the language they study: fluency through immersion, more appreciation of a people and their culture, and more ways to engage with the language. From students to business travelers to people who simply want to experience the cognitive benefits of learning a new language, Powerspeak Languages is one of the best language learning programs and offers a fun, proven, and powerful way to gain quick proficiency.

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Price It! Antiques and Collectibles

A comprehensive database for identifying, researching and pricing art, antiques and collectibles. The database features related articles to find current and past stories that complement the pricing information received. For the professional art appraiser or a budding collector.

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Primary Search

Primary Search contains full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a Lexile reading level indicator.

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ProDemand Car and Truck Repair Information (available only at the library)

Mitchell's repair information for auto, trucks, and vans including wiring diagrams and vintage model data. Accessible only at Johnson County Public Library branch locations.

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Professional Development Collection

The Professional Development Collection includes full text for nearly 550 high quality education journals.

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Reading for Points (Readthebooks.com)

Looking for great books for kids? Need AR Points? Search by grade level, series, or author, or find your school's Accelerated Reader list.

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Regional Business News

Provides comprehensive full text for regional U.S. business publications covering business, politics, and economics. Provided by INSPIRE.

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Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

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Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Resource Center helps you learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites. Provided by INSPIRE.

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Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life. It includes over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of eBooks containing valuable study material and practice tests, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, a scholarship search featuring $8 billion in available scholarships, and much more. Provided by INSPIRE.

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TOPICsearch

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

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World Book Online Encyclopedia

Online reference source--containing every article from the 22-volume encyclopedia print set plus thousands more. With state-of-the art multimedia, editor-reviewed Web sites, and more.

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