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Databases and Helpful Web Sites

Click on the icon to access the database you want. If you’re new to the database and need help getting started, click the tutorial button. For any passwords, please call your library at (606) 787-9381.




Gale LegalForms

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 layman’s language.

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Opposing Viewpoints

An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues.



DMV Permit Test

Find practice tests for earning your permit, plus an online driver’s manual and answers to over 100 questions to help you pass your driver’s test. There is also a separate section for motorcycle permits as well as a collection of CDL tests.



Career Explorer Tool

A free, online platform to explore the career pathways available within the Commonwealth. Choosing a career can be intimidating, and this tool makes it easier for users to narrow down thousands of occupations to the ones that specifically match their interests and abilities. The tool is designed to help Kentuckians explore careers based on various criteria: Expected Knowledge, Skills & Abilities; Desired Salary; Major or Certification; and Desired Occupation.






Kentucky Virtual Library

Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is a collection of databases for all ages provided by the state of Kentucky. At this time, it contains over 60 databases on a variety of subjects. KYVL is accessible from within the library or from home with the current login and password. Please contact the library for current login information for access from home. Click here to see an alphabetical list of all the databases. Below are a few popular databases that might be of interest.



AncestryLibrary

Always accessible at the library, Ancestry Library Edition is now available from home thanks to courtesy access. Genealogy research tool that provides patrons access to a wide range of primary resources for genealogical and historical research. Includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more.



Britannica

More than just an encyclopedia, the Britannica databases are a collection of information that cover a wide variety of subjects. Britannica has dedicated databases for medical, history, academia, school, and many more for all ages.



EBSCO

This collection of databases is perfect for research on almost any subject. From agriculture to psychology, from business to health, EBSCO databases provide peer-reviewed documents and resources perfect for research or information gathering. EBSCO also has an Explora series for schools and libraries, with learning and information resources perfect for different age levels.



NoveList

Novelist is an electronic readers’ advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. It includes 90,000 full text reviews, over 36,000 subject headings and a complete spectrum of searching options, including searching by title, by author or simply by describing pertinent plot details.



TeenBookCloud

TeenBookCloud is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks (Shakespeare, poetry, non-fiction, science, history, geography, etc.), Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books.



TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library is a collection of videos and chapter books geared towards K – 6 students that are free to access online. These include storybooks, read-alongs, ebooks, graphic novels, videos, puzzles & games, and many more.