Online Resources - Alphabetical Listing
Accredited Schools Online
Today hundreds of schools with online accreditation make quality online learning available to millions. Whether it is K-12, college or master’s online learning can make a difference. Use Accredited Online School to find the best fit of an online education for you. Vocational and Medical program are included. Search by state or area of interest. Scholarship information is available in the resource tab.
The decision to become an addiction counselor is not one to take lightly. If you wish to work on the front lines of a national crisis, you will need to take the proper steps towards that goal. This page is here to help. Continue reading to learn the steps you need to take to become an addictions counselor.
On our page, users can find schools based on state, subject, degree level and religious affiliation. On many of these pages, we created affordability rankings to help students find value in post-secondary education and limit the need for burdensome school loans. Also available is our in-depth online college guidebook which speaks to the latest, best practices in online learning.
American Heritage Society
Online access to all issues of the American Heritage magazine. This site provides information on 4,000+ historical sites, including easily searchable online access to digital images and descriptions of millions of artifacts housed in the collections of American museums, historical societies, National Parks, and other institutions across the country.
Ancestry Library(formerly AncestryPlus)
Only available in the library. This genealogy service provides full access to Ancestry.com, which features census records dating back to 1790, immigration records, the Social Security Death Index, military records, birth and marriage records and more.
Assisted Living Research Institute, an industry-leading research organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults by compiling comprehensive research, the latest studies, and real-world insight from experts, caregivers, and seniors into easy-to-understand, actionable guides, and resources.
AtoZdatabases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!
En Espanol https://www.atozdatabases.com/search?language=es_ES
A to Z United States
A to Z Information for U.S. States and Territories
A to Z World Information
A to Z the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each.
Biography is an engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on the world’s most influential people. Users can browse to find people based on occupation, role, or historical period, or search based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword and full text. Reference content is offered alongside videos, audio selections, images, primary sources, and magazine and journal articles from hundreds of major periodicals and newspapers.
Biography Reference Center
This database offers a collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies. Including coverage for several of the most popular and heavily-researched biographies and genres, including those contained within Biography Today and Biography (both dating back to the first issue published)
BookPage is a discovery tool for readers, highlighting the best new books across all genres. BookPage is editorially independent; only books we highly recommend are featured. Any publisher-sponsored content is clearly labeled as such.
Chilton Auto Repair Library Online*
ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle. *If you are accessing this from MRL, this link logs you on automatically. If you are using these resources from home or work, you will need to input your MRL Card# (14 digits, no spaces.)
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly.
Browse by money topic to find answers to commonly-asked financial questions. Learn the basics, understand key terms, and find ways to take action when you have an issue.
En Espanol: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/es/herramientas-del-consumidor/
Consumer Health Complete
A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. The multilingual health databases provide this information in 16 additional languages. See the World Languages subject page for a complete list.
Consumer Safety.org https://www.consumersafety.org/
ConsumerSafety.org strives to make information about recalls and safety-related news about drugs, medical devices, food, and consumer products accessible to everyone in a transparent, easily understandable way.
Guide to Top Accredited Online MBA and Resources
The goal of this new guide is to help prospective students make more informed decisions when selecting a graduate program.
Drug Dangers was developed to educate the public and lend a hand to people who have been affected by defective drugs and medical devices. Our goal at Drug Dangers is to keep the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently available on the market today. Pharmaceutical companies are trusted to put safe products on the shelves, yet thousands of people lose their lives each year due to prescription medications with adverse side effects. By spreading awareness, we believe we can lower this statistic by decreasing the number of recalls, saving more lives of those who have been affected.
Local governments, retailers, collectors, recyclers, manufacturers and others can use the outreach materials on this page to educate their residents and customers about Indiana E-Cycle and Indiana’s electronics recycling law. All materials on this page are available for free use.
Explora for Elementary Schools
A student interface designed for use in Kindergarten through grade 5 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.
Explora for Middle Schools and High Schools
An interface designed for students in grades 6 through 12 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.
An amazing new way to see your ancestor’s descendants.
FAFSA on the Web www.fafsa.ed.gov/
The U.S. Department of Education’s financial aid web site – info. on the financial aid process plus an online financial aid form you can submit.
Formswift will assist you in creating a modern and professional resume. Formswift is a software platform to eliminate the friction of creating and editing common documents and forms, including personal forms like lease agreements, affidavits, a bill of sale, and professional forms such as job applications, employee handbooks, and non-disclosure agreements. You can even fill out a 1099 or a pay stub.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).
Learn Free.org – Technology
Learn computer and technology skills with these free tutorials.
Learn Free.org – Reading and Math
Whether you want to learn new words, practice your reading skills, or expand your knowledge of fractions, decimals, percents, and algebra, our interactive lessons can help.
Find more than 15 millions jobs and get an inside scoop on over 400,000 companies through reviews, salary data, and interview insights, all contributed by actual employees. Free access to this through the library.
Obtaining a master’s degree online has many benefits when compared with attending traditional classes at a college or university. Affordability, convenience and the ability to approach course content with personalized learning styles all make the pursuit of the online master’s increasingly popular. More and more often, schools are beginning to offer courses that are entirely online, or that are a hybrid of online and onsite learning. Go Grad is your guide to online graduate programs. You will also find online PHD Programs, MBA scholarships and a graduate exam resource center.
List of Graduate Programs for those who wish to pursue a graduate degree after obtaining a bachelor’s degree.
HeritageQuest Online combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.
Hoosier State Chronicles
Hoosier State Chronicles is operated by the Indiana State Library and funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. We seek to provide free, online access to high quality digital images of Indiana’s historic newspapers by digitizing our collection, and assisting other organizations in making their collections digitally available.
Indiana Guide to Business Education
Indiana is home to several well-known institutions of higher learning, including Indiana University, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame. Nearly all offer online courses, and many host programs are administered completely online. The state’s high-quality universities, dynamic economy, and steady growth make it a great place to pursue an online MBA.
This website helps people looking for civil legal aid.Civil legal aid helps people with non-criminal issues, including family, housing, consumer, healthcare, benefits, employment and educational services. Many of the form packages on this website are available in PDF format. You can fill out the documents and print the documents and take the completed forms to the clerk’s office to be filed.
Indiana Memory is a collaborative effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Indiana libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions. It is a gateway to Indiana’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, and other media. As a portal to the collections, Indiana Memory assists individuals to locate materials relevant to their interests and to better appreciate the connections between those materials.
Indianapolis Legal Aid Society (ILAS) – Legal Aid for All Hoosiers
LEGAL AID FOR ALL HOOSIERS, will provide legal assistance free of charge to all residents of your county. Indianapolis Legal Aid Society specializes in resolving civil legal matters in cases involving the rights of children, mothers, families, disabled persons, and the elderly.
A helpful brochure of their services.
Informe meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America. Informe Académico provides quality reference material—not simply translations of English-language materials—on a powerful, easy-to-use interface configured for Spanish-speaking users, allowing researchers to analyze topics and conduct research in Spanish.
(INdiana SPectrum of Information REsources.) Funded by the state of Indiana and available anywhere with an Indiana Internet connection. Information available includes magazine and journal articles, pamphlets, images, almanacs, etc. See the INSPIRE database information page for a detailed breakdown of the services provided.
Kelley Blue Book
Since 1926, Kelley Blue Book has been one of the best-known names in the auto industry. Today, KBB.com extends the tradition, with trusted values and a reputation for innovation, including resources to help you research, price and shop for the car you’ve been looking for.
Legal Forms Online*
Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord-tenant, and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen’s language.
*If you are accessing this from MRL, this link logs you on automatically. If you are using this resources from home or work, you will will need to input your MRL Card# (14 digits, no spaces.)
A full-text database providing information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet any and all of their research or instructional needs.
Morrisson-Reeves Geneology Resources and Local History
We offer many resources in our library collection as well as online resources to local history to assist in your genealogy research.
NewMouth was created with the goal of educating the public on proper oral care techniques, common oral conditions & how to find the best treatment possible. NewMouth is an informational web guide for those seeking dentistry, orthodontics, pediatric, and specialty dental care treatments and procedures.
Compiled by MRL staff. This index covers articles of local interest, including obituaries, from the local newspapers dating back to 1822. With more than 329,000 entries and expanding daily, this is one of our library’s most valuable resources! This index may be accessed at your convenience from home via our online catalog or at the library.
Online Colleges in Indiana
See an overview of online colleges in Indiana. Powerful resources to assist you with college selection.
With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library’s digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection, a library card and your MRL 4 digit pin number. This publication’s detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue is indexed thoroughly, so they have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the paper. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.
With OverDrive, you can access kids and teen reading materials from your library’s digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection, a library card and your MRL 4 digit pin number.
Peterson Graduate School Search Tool
List of Graduate Programs for those who wish to pursue a graduate degree after obtaining a bachelor’s degree.
Points of View Reference Center
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
When Your Online Reputation Counts. Though it’s true there are specific times when your online reputation really matters, maintaining a positive online reputation should be a constant effort.
Retirement Guide – Medicare
This link answers the question, “What is Medicare?” and highlights coverage, costs, eligibility and enrollment information, along with answers to some frequently asked questions.
Retirement Guide – Caregivers
A Medicare guide specific to Caregivers to help them navigate the potentially complicated enrollment process and provide the best care possible to their loved ones.
Welcome to the Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL) website. The TBBL provides large print books, braille books, and books on tape to Indiana residents who are unable to read regular print, because of a visual or a physical disability.
Testing & Education Reference Center is a valuable online tool library patrons and students of all ages can use for standardized test preparation, researching and selecting college and graduate schools, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers. Help students in your community turn future goals into realities with test prep assistance for career certification exams, as well as, advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing and networking, and so much more.
Value Line has been providing independent financial research and analysis to professional and independent investors since 1931. Search the database by price range for professional recommendations on 3,400 large, mid & small-cap stocks. Or simply review and print the model portfolio’s from the “Find Ideas” section and start your research from there. Tutorials and “how-to” pdf’s can be found under the Investment Education tab. Access at the library or from home with your library card.
Compiled by MRL staff from the Directory and Soldiers’ Register of Wayne County, Indiana. This is a searchable index of the military service for Wayne County individuals who enlisted during the Civil War.
A variety of local resources for genealogy research and local history.
Financial Ratings Series Online, powered by Weiss Ratings and Grey House Publishing, gives you accurate, independent ratings and financial planning tools you need to make INFORMED DECISIONS about your insurance, banking, and investment options.
WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.
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