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Biography Reference SourceEBSCO'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 e-books for ages preschool to 18.
Business Source CompleteProvides 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.
DigitalLearn.orgBasic instruction in computers, email, social media and more!
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 eBooksLiterary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner.
Gale Legal Forms: LouisianaOfficial, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
Gale Presents: UdemyGale Presents: Udemy can help improve your career skills or further develop a personal interest with access to thousands of continuously updated, on-demand video courses. Explore the many options across 75 categories in business, tech, and personal development taught by world-class instructors.
History Reference SourceEBSCO's History Reference Source 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and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.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 and Crafts SourceExclusive 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.
Home Improvement SourceEBSCO's Home Improvement Source is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files.
  • Live Online Tutor
  • Skills Builder
  • Homework help and tutoring for K through basic college level
  • Writing Center
  • Career Center
  • Adult Education Center
Learning Express LibraryA comprehensive interactive learning platform of tests, courses, and career preparation for students and adults.
Legal Information SourceProvides 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 Center PlusInformation from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.
Louisiana Digital LibraryAn online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.
Louisiana Public Documents Digital ArchiveCollection of more than 20,000 Louisiana born-digital public documents, most since 2002. Located in the digital resources repository of the State Library of Louisiana.
Louisiana Public Library Ebook CollectionGateway to multiple resources providing eBooks and Audiobooks to Louisiana Public Library users of all ages.
Mango LanguagesLearn over 70 world languages and 20 English courses. Mango is accessible in the library and at home via web or mobile apps for iOS and Android phones and tablets.
NewspapersLinks to free newspaper sites in Louisiana and in other states.
Salud En EspañolConsumer Health Complete - Spanish Edition
Science Reference SourceEBSCO's Science Reference Source 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 SourceProvides 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.
TeenBookCloudA database of e-books and other digital content for grades 6 — 12, featuring more than 1000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more!
TumbleBook LibraryA collection of children's e-books with more than 1100 titles for grades K-6, including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels - a student favorite!

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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