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By Jake K.

From print and digital collections to online tutoring, EVPL is here to support your education.

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EVPL is proud to partner with local schools to provide eAccess cards to students. These cards provide students with access to the library’s digital collections and research tools to extend our tools’ reach into the classroom.

In addition to the vast array of research databases the library provides, as well as links from the Indiana State Library, students can use their eAccess cards to checkout eBooks and Audiobooks from OverDrive/Libby, stream media on Hoopla, as well as TumbleBooks, TumbleMath, and TeenBookCloud, and access magazines on OverDrive, and comics on Comics Plus.

Our Catalog

Watch this tutorial to learn how to use the Encore Catalog to search our Research Databases. You can find a short tutorial here that will help you design a search to access peer-reviewed and full-text articles for your assignments and research projects. Information is also provided on how to evaluate an article and tips on how to cite your research.

Our Resources & Services

EVPL has a variety of resources and services to support K-12 education, whether the educational setting is in-person, online, or a mix of both.

  • Book-A-Librarian for up to one hour of uninterrupted, personalized reference, or technical assistance.
  • Schedule a time with EVPL Recommends and a librarian to help you virtually browse the library to find your next book, CD, or DVD.
  • Learn how to use EVPL databases, research tools, software applications, and more with EVPL Academy!
  • We provide Curriculum Crates on popular subjects for teachers in grades K-6. We can either build a crate for you or you can request specific materials. Curriculum Crates must be requested one week in advance of the date needed, and you are notified when they are ready for pick up. Please contact us at read@evpl.org for more information.
  • EVPL’s Education Central is home to an extensive library of educational materials. Education Central can be found at EVPL Central in downtown Evansville. With educational materials for students of all ages, there is something for all educators. To learn more about EVPL’s Education Central, watch this short video.
  • EVPL is proud to offer homework help through Tutor.com‘s online tutoring for K-12 and college students and practice tests for the GED, HiSET, ASVAB, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT exams, and provides career coaching to adult job seekers. Students can lower their anxiety and raise their confidence in school with all of Tutor.com’s resources.
  • STEAM (science technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) offers concepts to help children discover how to innovate while using critical thinking skills. EVPL offers a variety of STEAM programs, activities, and resources. Explore our STEAM initiative page today!
Jake K.

Jake K.


Jake K. is a librarian at EVPL Central. He loves discovering answers to life’s pressing questions and helping people explore the amazing powers of the library.

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