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JCPL Databases

The resources on these pages are provided FREE to Jasper County Public Library patrons to help with research and entertainment needs. Except where noted, all of these resources can be used at home or away from the library. Use from home will require a JCPL library card, and some services may require you to establish an account in order to save preferences or other materials. This information is not retained by JCPL.

Browse the resources below, or choose a specific category to narrow your search. The more information link can lead to tips, known issues as well as help using the resource. To request assistance, or suggest a resource, use our contact page and select Online Databases as the category.

After hours use

Due to nightly server maintenance, some JCPL resources may not be available between the hours of 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. CST.

World Book

World Book is an easy-to-use encyclopedia with portals designed for all levels of learning.

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INSPIRE

Inspire is Indiana's Virtual Library, providing access to several databases for biographies, literature, and newspaper and magazine articles. Search from dozens of sources all over the web at once with a single click or narrow your search for specific materials.

Read on for tips on using this service at home.

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Searchasaurus

This kid-centered search engine featuring giant friendly lizards is a great resource for early learners.

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Kids Search

Search all of Inspire's newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, videos, photographs and more using this interface for young and first-time researchers.

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Student Research Center - Inspire

Search all of Inspire's newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, videos, photographs and more using this interface for student researchers.

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Duolingo

This free website allows you to learn Spanish, French, Italian, German or Portuguese in a game-like setting at your leisure, with graduated skills that build as you work through the different skill sets.

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What tree is that?

Identify U.S. trees based on leaves, fruits and tree names in this helpful database created in Ohio and later gifted to the Arbor Day foundation. Handy on field trips or for class projects involving tree identification.

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Indiana Code (Indiana Constitution)

This database, maintained by the State of Indiana, contains the current laws and codes of state government. Search by a specific code number, or browse to see the laws of a specific subject, such as farming or elections.

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Indiana Administrative Code

This state-maintained database contains the rules which govern state agencies. Different from the Indiana Code, it is another source of information about how state government is run.

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IN.gov

The portal for information about Indiana State Government online. Contains links to state agencies and services, the legislature, courts and more.

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INvotes Election Info

Register to vote online, or find out where you are registered to vote. Learn about upcoming elections and candidates. Part of the office of the Indiana Secretary of State.

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Self-Service Legal Forms (Indiana)

Fast and easy legal forms for common civil matters, including divorce, child support and small claims. These forms are provided and maintained by the the State of Indiana judiciary.

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Self-service Legal Center

A guide to representing yourself in court in Indiana. Maintained by the the Indiana Supreme Court.

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Health Insurance Marketplace

Learn About the Health Insurance Marketplace, part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Indiana Tax Forms

Current Year Tax Forms. Link at the bottom of the page to previous year tax forms and links for online assistance.

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