The Black Freedom Struggle website is freely available to students, educators and patrons. This curated selection of primary sources is designed for teaching and learning about the struggles and triumphs of Black Americans. Developed with input from Black history scholars, its easily discoverable materials are ideal for assignments and special projects.
The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge.
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.
FederalStudentAid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.
This source provides the tools needed to prepare and find high-demand and high-wage jobs needed now and in the future. Use the online tool available to explore career interest and identify potential occupations through Indiana Career Explorer.
This resource is Indiana’s Virtual Library. It offers access to over 40 databases covering subjects like biographies, magazine and scholarly journal articles, newspapers articles (most recent 30 days), poetry, and short stories. Access this database 24/7 from wherever you have Internet access, at no cost, as long as you have your library card barcode number and PIN.
LearningExpress provides a number of online resources to support users in achieving personal and professional goals. Organized into targeted learning centers, it supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen, and much more.
Interested in learning a new language? Mango Languages walks you through conversations between two native speakers. After the conversation is over, choose to hear/read parts of it again. The Voice Comparison feature helps you with pronunciation. Access over 60 languages with this database or the app.
MasterFILE™ Complete contains full text for nearly 2,300 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 350 reference books, over 55,000 primary source documents, an image collection of nearly 1.9 million photos, maps and flags and more than 75,000 videos from the Associated Press.
Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 170 popular middle school magazines as well as more than 103,000 biographies and historical essays. Titles covered in this database include Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, National Geographic and dozens more.
READ La Porte County, Inc. is a United Way agency with a mission to increase the reading, math, English and digital literacy skills in the community through tutoring and through advocacy. They also offer group classes for individuals who are learning English as a Second Language (“ESL”).
Designed to meet every student researchers needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.
Developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.