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Interested in your ancestry, or seeking a new job? EVPL offers the resources to find the answer to any of your questions.

Biography Reference Bank
This biographical database offers the in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist content of Junior Authors & Illustrators.
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Biography Reference Center
Biography Reference Center provides thousands of reliable full-text biographies, including the complete full text of Biography Today and Biography, plus narrative biographies not available in other databases.
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Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S.
A collection of open primary resources on the struggles African Americans have faced on the road to freedom. Selected by ProQuest, the documents span the slavery struggle in the 1790’s to current day issues.
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Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.
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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.
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List of searchable EBSCOhost databases containing information on a wide variety of topics.
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Evansville Local History eBooks
A collection of historical books and pamphlets about Evansville people and places. The original images are from the Indiana Collection.
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Access to four of HeinOnline’s most relevant databases. Explore over 5,000 resources on: Civil Rights and Social Justice; Open Society Justice Initiative; Gun Regulation and Legislation in America; and Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law. (These databases are accessible only at the library.)
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Inspire – Indiana’s Virtual Library
INSPIRE offers magazines, books, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Indiana residents.
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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).
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