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AUTOMOBILE


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 this resources from home or work, you will will need to input your MRL Card# (14 digits, no spaces.)


BIOGRAPHY


Biography In Context

Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content (including Lives & Perspectives) with periodicals and multimedia organized into a user-friendly portal experience while also allowing users to search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text

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).



BUSINESS


Glassdoor
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.


Legal Forms Online
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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.)

 


Reputation Management
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.


Resume site

The right resume can open doors for your career. However, creating a professional resume on your own is not always easy. This is why we offer an online resume preparation tool. Using this tool, you can easily create an informative resume that looks clean and modern. Our tool is user-intuitive, so virtually anyone can create a resume for their dream job or position.


Small Business Resource Center

Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.


DIY - Do It Yourself

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Comprehensive full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas for hobby enthusiasts. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.

Home Improvement Reference Center
Resource providing home improvement assistance. Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering all manner of home improvement/repair projects. Content is organized in easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly gain the information they need.

 


EDUCATION


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 resources tab.


College Resources

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.

Affordable Online College Guide
Our in-depth online college guidebook which speaks to the latest best practices in online learning: Affordable Colleges Foundation came to be in 2011 with the mission to provide strategies and information about pursuing an affordable higher education.


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.

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.



Go Grad

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.


http://www.gradschools.com/
List of Graduate Programs for those who wish to pursue a graduate degree after obtaining a bachelor’s degree.


http://www.bestschools.com/fafsa/
Even as attendance of institutions of higher education has grown considerably over the past half-century, the relative costs and value of a college degree. Use this helpful resource.

Online College in Indiana
See an overview of online colleges in Indiana. Powerful resources to assist you with college selection.


Online Privacy Education
Explore your distance education options, and search through our comprehensive database of accredited colleges and universities in Indiana with online offerings. Filter your list of schools according to your preferences for school type, and further narrow your choices by sorting your resulting schools by tuition, graduation rate, and more.


Peterson Graduate School Search Tool

https://www.petersons.com/college-search.aspx
List of Graduate Programs for those who wish to pursue a graduate degree after obtaining a bachelor’s degree.


Reputation Management
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.


Testing & Education Reference Center

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals. Over 100 free practice tests and courses are available, including: ACT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, NCLEX, PRAXIS, SAT and more. Information on over 4,000 accredited schools and financial planning assistance too.



EMPLOYMENT


AtoZdatabases
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 http://www.atozdatabases.com/search?language=es_ES


Glassdoor
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.

Learn How to Become
Many people use “job” and “career” interchangeably. While it’s true that each involves working and a wage, a career goes well beyond a paycheck. It’s the teacher who lesson plans at 7 a.m. for 25 rowdy second graders. It’s the nurse who spends time with the disabled veteran on her ward 30 minutes after she’s clocked out. It’s the social worker who makes sure the kids in her care have a warm meal and clean clothes at Christmastime. A career is a commitment; a career is hard work; a career is your passion. Are you ready to find yours? Here you can search affordable online universities and college options. Learn interview and resume tips with the "getting hired toolkit."


Reputation Management
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.


Resume site

The right resume can open doors for your career. However, creating a professional resume on your own is not always easy. This is why we offer an online resume preparation tool. Using this tool, you can easily create an informative resume that looks clean and modern. Our tool is user-intuitive, so virtually anyone can create a resume for their dream job or position.


Testing & Education Reference Center

Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals. Over 100 free practice tests and courses are available, including: ACT, ASVAB, GED, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, NCLEX, PRAXIS, SAT and more. Information on over 4,000 accredited schools and financial planning assistance too.

Additional Employment Resources

Indeed: http://www.indeed.com
Indiana Career Connect: https://www.indianacareerconnect.com/vosnet/Default.aspx
Indiana State Jobs: http://www.in.gov/spd/careers/
Snag a job Indiana: http://www.snagajob.com/states/in
WorkOne: http://www.in.gov/dwd/WorkOne/job_seekers.html


GENEALOGY

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 geneology research.


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.


Family Search

An amazing new way to see your ancestor's descendants.


HeritageQuest Online
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 History Online

Indiana History Online provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Indiana history, packaged with an engaging user interface that provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content. With state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more, the collection provides a range of primary documents.

Indiana History Online
Contains primary source materials from Indiana's history. Includes a wide variety of old documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises, books, and children's books. Also contains introductory essays and other educational materials that provide historical context. Searches and displays materials as they were originally published, including words and ideas we might now consider offensive or rude. Material is compiled from several resources, including Sabin, but contains only the specific items related to Indiana, not their entire contents.

Indiana Memory
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.


Newspaper Index
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.

 

Palladium-Item Search
Powered by ProQuest  Click to enter

Wayne County Civil War Database
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.


Waynet.org

A variety of local resources for geneology research and local history.


LITERARY AND READING


Bookpage

Our goal is to recommend the best books for readers of all types, whether you're interested in literary fiction or romance, history or science fiction, cookbooks or children's books. We focus on new releases and tailor our reviews for the general reader—the true booklover always on the lookout for the next great read.


Contemporary Authors

Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.no spaces.)


Literature Resources from Gale

Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.


LitFinder

Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. For students or patrons seeking a deeper view into literature, LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more! From Shakespeare's sonnets to poems by Donald Hall or short stories from Edgar Allan Poe to works by Annie Proulx, LitFinder has you covered.

OverDrive

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. 


Romantic Times

Book reviews and read up on your favorite authors. Find great reading suggestions too.


Talking Book and Braille Library

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.


Worldcat.org

WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide.


LEGAL

Cyber Safety for Children and Youth
Link to website
Empower parents to make smart decisions about mobile technology for your kids. Get online safety tips and suggestions for educational apps, tools and age-appropriate technology.


Divorce & Custody Forms

Most of the forms packages on this website are available in a single PDF document. Each document begins with a questionnaire, and as you answer the questions, the forms will automatically fill in your name and other needed information for you. You can then print the document and take the completed forms to the clerk's office to be filed.

For protective orders, no contact orders and restraining orders, you can also get assistance from your local domestic violence shelter.


Legal Forms Online
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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.)


MEDICAL AND HEALTH

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.


Disaster

The purpose of this on-line video library is to provide a single, easy to search source in which individuals, agencies and organizations can access Just In Time Disaster Training videos.

The videos found in this library cover disaster related mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery training for a wide variety areas.


Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

Find alternative medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information on: Medicine, Nutrition, Diseases, Public Health, Pregnancy, Herbal remedies, etc. Included are links to diet, cancer, health assessment sites & government databases. Easily access 700+ videos from Healthology, Inc.'s consumer health video library. Spanish-language videos are available. The material contained in this Resource Center is intended for informational purposes only.


Nursing Resource Center

Designed for nursing students, the Nursing Resource Center brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts. The information is written in accessible language for students completing class assignments and preparing for clinicals as they learn how to care for and treat patients.


Nursing and Allied Health Collection

All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection. Including nearly 400 titles, this collection's current and authoritative content will be of use to both professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum


RESEARCH AND REFERENCE SOURCES


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.


AtoZdatabases
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 http://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

AtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each.


Disaster

The purpose of this on-line video library is to provide a single, easy to search source in which individuals, agencies and organizations can access Just In Time Disaster Training videos.

The videos found in this library cover disaster related mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery training for a wide variety areas.


E-Cycle

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 Public Libraries
An interface designed for public and school libraries with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.
En Espanol http://www.mrlinfo.org/reference/onlineresources-categeories.htm#SPANISH

Fuenta Academica Premier
Spanish language scholarly journal. A source for academic research, providing key coverage of major subject areas. Fuente Académica provides researchers with a collection of scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain, designed to make academic research readily available in PDF format.


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).

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 History Online

Indiana History Online provides a core of primary source documents for the study of Indiana history, packaged with an engaging user interface that provides students and researchers multiple ways of accessing the content. With state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more, the collection provides a range of primary documents.

Indiana History Online
Contains primary source materials from Indiana's history. Includes a wide variety of old documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises, books, and children's books. Also contains introductory essays and other educational materials that provide historical context. Searches and displays materials as they were originally published, including words and ideas we might now consider offensive or rude. Material is compiled from several resources, including Sabin, but contains only the specific items related to Indiana, not their entire contents.

Indiana Memory
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.


INSPIRE
(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[http://www.in.gov/library/inspire/info.html] for a detailed breakdown of the services provided.


Both the historian and reporter on the frontline will find useful information in this collection, composed of content from over 400 journals, which covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.


National Geographic Kids
Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, and age-appropriate content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


Newspaper Index
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.

Palladium-Item Search Powered by ProQuest  Click to enter

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. 

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.


Science In Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


SPANISH


Informe Académico

Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.


YOUTH RESOURCES


AtoZdatabases
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 http://www.atozdatabases.com/search?language=es_ES


A to Z United States
A to Z Information for U.S. States and Territories

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
A student interface designed for use in grades 6 through 8 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.

Explora for High Schools
An interface designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Comprehensive full-text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas for hobby enthusiasts. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, and many more.


National Geographic Kids
Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, and age-appropriate content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


OverDrive

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.


 


 

 

 

 

 


 


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