Education and Homework Help

EVPL provides many databases for helping you with homework. Take a look at our complete list to see what’s available. 

Featured databases:

Academic Search Premier – Ideal for high school and up

Full text articles for more than 4,700 publications, including more than 12,200 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available.

Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, history/government, humanities, world language, and data/statistics

Third-Party Provider: EBSCO

Biography In Context – Ideal for primary grades, middle school, and high school

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.

Subjects: art/music, history/government, and social studies

Third-Party Provider: Gale

In Our Collections

EVPL offers more than just physical materials you can get at our library locations. Check out some of our online resources. Services include:

  • OverDrive: Delve into an eBook or audiobook on your internet-enabled device.
  • Hoopla: Browse comics, eBooks, eAudiobooks, TV, movies, and music on your computer or internet-enabled device.
  • RBDigital: Choose from over 150+ magazines on your computer or internet-enabled device.
  • Comics Plus: Discover comics, manga, and graphic novels on your computer or internet-enabled device.

EVPL Digital Archive

The Digital Archive collection created by the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library contains images of photographs, postcards, cartoons 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. Visit the archive by clicking here.

EVPL Academy

Interested in your ancestry, or seeking a new job? EVPL offers tutorials for the resources to find the answer to any of your questions. Click here for more information.

Educator and At-Home Learning Resources

Gale, provider of databases and research tools, offers a wealth of information for educators to use in the classroom and through learning management systems (LMS) like Google Classroom, Canvas, and Schoology. Check out tip sheets, search tools, and more by clicking here

Hoopla has created a collection of bonus borrows that don’t count against normal Hoopla borrowing limits. Note that Hoopla offers eBooks, eComics, and movies. New read along titles have been added for younger learners.

Harry Potter at Home is a new collection in OverDrive from J.K. Rowling. Explore additional titles and languages. Click here for more.

Account Questions

Need assistance with your library card account or have questions about accessing resources with your eAccess card? We’re here to help.

Contact our School Engagement Librarian, Jake K.

Jake K.

Jake is the School Engagement Librarian at EVPL. A lifelong resident of Evansville, he is a self-proclaimed avid indoorsman, an advocate for shelter pets, and is constantly in search of a better cup of coffee.
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