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Biography Reference CenterEBSCO's comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Book Index With ReviewsFull-text searchable reviews of book, music, and DVD/video titles.
Britannica eBooksHundreds of full color and black and white non-fiction downloadable e-books for ages preschool to 18.
Business Searching InterfaceProvides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles, industry information and market research in the EBSCO databases.
Consumer Health CompleteConvenient access to easily understandable health and medical information from EBSCO. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
EBSCOhostEBSCOhost offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. Available for desktop and mobile devices.
Explora Quick SearchReliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books in the EBSCO databases. Browse categories organized by popular topic, with overviews that provide a starting point for your research; or use the simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos. Explora also has specialized research centers for students and teachers:
Gale Virtual Reference LibraryLiterary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner.
History Reference CenterEBSCO's History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference CenterExclusive articles from the EBSCO databases covering over 140 topics, as well as many other periodicals, books and videos that focus on categories commonly referred to as hobbies and crafts; available in high-quality PDF format.
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  • Writing Center
  • Career Center
  • Adult Education Center
Learning Express 3.0A comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, software tutorials, and career preparation for students and adults.
Legal Information Reference CenterProvides online full text from EBSCO for many of the top consumer legal reference books and contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.
Literary Reference CenterInformation from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.
Literati by CredoOver 550 reference e-books covering a wide variety of subjects.
Louisiana Digital LibraryAn online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.
Louisiana Jobs & Career CenterLAJaCC pulls together resources for those seeking new careers, changing jobs, needing a little extra help preparing for the job market, online one-on-one tutoring and access to free workforce development classes.
Louisiana Public Library Ebook CollectionGateway to multiple resources providing eBooks and Audiobooks to Louisiana Public Library users of all ages.
NewspapersLinks to free newspaper sites in Louisiana and in other states.
PronunciatorLearn one of 80 languages, practice English as a Second Language or study for the citizenship test.
Salud En EspañolConsumer Health Complete - Spanish Edition
Science Reference CenterEBSCO's Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Small Business Reference CenterProvides up to date information from EBSCO on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.
TumbleBookCloudAn online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books.
TumbleBookCloud JrA special edition of TumbleBookCloud designed specifically for elementary and middle school students.
TumbleBookLibraryInteractive storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, and games for kindergarten through sixth grades.

If you are not a Louisiana resident, we regret that we cannot offer you access to these databases. Contact your local public library for these or similar services that may be available in your area.

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