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  • Academic Search Premier: This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles.
  • Ancestry Library Edition: Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. (This database is accessible only in-library. More info...)
  • AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists: A premier job search, reference and mailing list database that includes millions of job listings, business & executive profiles and health care professionals. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment and much more!
  • Auto Repair Reference Center: This database contains information on auto repairs and recalls from almost every manufacturer, make, and model.
  • Biography in Context: Biography in Context is a comprehensive database of biographical information on over 340,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
  • Biomedical Reference Collection: Designed for doctors, research scientists, students and clinical specialists, this medical database provides over 100 full text journals, including full text for many peer-reviewed publications.
  • Browning Genealogy Database: The Browning Genealogy Database is the lifetime work of Charles Browning, who compiled the obituary records of Vanderburgh County and surrounding southwestern Indiana from Evansville newspapers.
  • Business Source Premier: Business Source Premier, is the most used business research database in the industry, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications.
  • Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services. accepts no outside advertising, no free test samples, and has no agenda other than the interests of consumers. offers access to ratings on electronics, appliances, automobiles, and many other consumer items.
  • Digital Archive: The Digital Archive created by the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library contains images of photographs, postcards, and documents representing people, places, and things in and around Evansville, Indiana. Original images in this collection are from the Indiana Collection, located at Central Library in downtown Evansville, or from local residents.
  • EBSCOhost: List of searchable EBSCOhost databases containing information on a wide variety of topics.
  • Evansville Courier & Press: This searchable keyword index of the Evansville Courier & Press contains content from 6/19/1991 to within several weeks of current, including obituaries.
  • Evansville Historical Newspapers: Full-page, fully searchable digitized editions of historical Evansville newspapers from 1871-1991 are now available thanks to a generous grant from the EVPL Foundation.
  • Evansville Local History Database: The Evansville local history database contains newspaper clippings of local value from the Evansville Press.
  • Evansville Local History eBooks: A collection of historical books and pamphlets about Evansville people and places. The original images are from the Indiana Collection.
  • Evansville Media: In the Evansville Media Database, you will find digital media about the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library and the Evansville area.
  • Freegal Music: Freegal provides library customers with free & legal music track downloads from the extensive Sony Music Catalog. Download up to three songs per week. Compatible with Mac & Windows. Songs are yours to keep & can be transferred to your portable device!
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia: For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.
  • Gale Courses: Gale Courses offers a wide range of 6-week interactive courses that you can take entirely online. These instructor-led courses follow a structured format that allows flexibility in accessing classes in a classroom-like environment. Students will receive a statement of completion following the course which may help staff qualify for LEUs. New sessions begin every month. You can enroll in courses at no charge to you with your library card. View Gale Course's catalog to see the extensive list of business, technology-related, healthcare and personal development classes available to you.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alternative Health: Full-text access to medical journals, magazines, reference works, pamphlets and more, for consumers and allied health/nursing students.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also featured are abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
  • Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center: Provides comprehensive full-text content for popular hobbies, crafts, & recreation activities. Including full-text for more than 740 magazines & books, as well as more than 720 videos & 140 hobby reports, this database offers detailed "how-to" instructions & creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
  • Home Improvement Reference Center: The definitive online tool for home improvement assistance. Includes maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, and more! This comprehensive resource contains 27 major reference works in full-text with more than 10,000 images, nearly 100 videos of popular home repair projects, a convenient A-Z browsing tool, and full-text magazines (e.g. This Old House).
  • Hoopla: Provides resident library cardholders, with cards in good standing, with free access to digital movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks. Stream items on your PC or temporarily download them to your mobile device.
  • Indiana Legal Forms: The most extensive free forms site available to library patrons, including Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.
  • Inspire - Indiana's Virtual Library: INSPIRE offers magazines, books, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Indiana residents.
  • Literature Criticism Online: Collections of critical essays, reviews, and literary overviews, previously published in other sources. Students can easily search Contemporary Literary Criticism (1973-2008), Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (1978-2008), and Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism (1981-2008).
  • LitFinder: International in scope, covers all time periods, and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including more than 126,500 full-text poems, 850,000 poem citations and excerpts, 5,000 full-text short stories, 2,800 full-text essays, 1,800 full-text speeches, and 1,000 full-text plays. LitFinder also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition: This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for more than 500 popular high school magazines, 85,639 biographies, 104,481 primary source documents and 360 reference books.
  • MasterFILE Premier: MasterFILE Premier, designed specifically for public libraries, provides full text for more than 1,750 general periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
  • Medline: Medline provides authoritative medical information on medicine,nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center: Morningstar is an investment resource specializing in fund investing. They offer news, commentary, fund information, tutorial, tools and forums, along with annual reports.
  • NewsBank Full-Text Newspapers: Electronic editions of the Evansville Courier & Press, other Indiana & national newspapers, and international information sources; plus special reports on current national & international topics.
  • Newspaper Source: Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 28 U.S. and international newspapers and selected full text for more than 260 U.S. newspapers.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus: Designed especially for elementary and middle school students, NoveList K-8 Plus is filled with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen to satisfy both school curricula and the pleasure reading needs of students. Just type in an author, title or key words in the "find" box, or browse by age group, and you'll access a rich collection of titles, Recommended Reads book lists and more.
  • NoveList Plus: NoveList provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and more for over 150,000 fiction & 50,000 nonfiction titles.
  • Nursing Resource Center: A comprehensive resource for nurses and nursing students, providing homework help, test preparation, and patient care information.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context: You will find a variety of reference materials, commentaries and viewpoints, periodical and news articles, primary sources, statistics and multimedia in Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center.
  • OverDrive @ EVPL: A collection of downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, videos, & music available 24/7 to EVPL cardholders. Titles can be downloaded to PCs, Macs, & certain portable devices!
  • Periodicals Available in Evansville Libraries: This is a list of the periodicals and holdings in area libraries.
  • Regional Business News: Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
  • Science in Context: An in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. Students, educators and researchers can tap into Science Resource Center's data and have instant access to more than 2.5 million full-text articles on hundreds of topics, including biology, chemistry, physics, math, earth science, medicine, technology, science history and more. Science Resource Center provides the power to share theses resources with others and the tools users need to help interpret and analyze the answers.
  • Small Business Resource Center: Whether you are looking for how-to information on small business planning, bookkeeping, financing, human resource management, marketing, regional tax laws or starting a home-based business, you will find it all in Small Business Resource Center.
  • Small Engine Repair Reference Center: This database contains information and diagrams on small engine repairs for ATVs, motorcycles, snow mobiles, mowers, outdoor power equipment, tractors, tillers, boat motors, jet skis, snowblowers, and generators.
  • Survivors of the Shoah: Searchable local database of Holocaust survivors with information about them and interview recordings.
  • An easy-to-use multimedia database that includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books appropriate for the K-12 environment. Selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities, features book guides, author programs, and book readings. In addition, teaching activities for current school year Young Hoosier and Eliot Rosewater titles are provided. An audio name pronunciation guide featuring many popular children's and YA authors is also included.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center: 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. Includes High School Tools, College Prep Tools, and Career Tools.
  • Topic Search: This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
  • U.S. History in Context: US History in Context delivers comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results from the most extensive online collection of historial information available today.
  • Value Line Research Center: The Value Line Research Center includes online access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks.
  • Zinio for Libraries: Zinio is more than a mobile reading application. Having spent the last decade creating the digital editions of the magazines you love, Zinio delivers the exact same material you get in print‚ plus exclusive features like video, audio and live links, on your iPad, iPhone, desktop and laptop.