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Scholastic Bookflix

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
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Grolier Online is an "educational portal providing access to information from many electronic sources; including eight encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples,Amazing Animals and The New Book of Popular Science.

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Salem Health

Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works.  We have access to the Salem Health: Cancer database, the Salem Health: Complementary and Alternative Medicine database, and the Salem Health: Infectious Diseases and Conditions database.  Remote Access: Input entire library card number.

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Research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles. Also included in GreenFILE is a 6,800-term Thesaurus. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.

GALE Testing and Education Reference Center
Access Higher Education information as well as Test Preparation for ACT, SAT, GRE, PRAXIS, AP, TOEFL, as well as the civil service and military exams. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.
EBSCO Testing & Education
Search Ancestry|Library Edition in the library

With over 1.5 billion records in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; church records; directories; passenger lists and more! these collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day. No Remote Access

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Search the EBSCO databases (part of KYVL)

Use this link to find full-text magazine and scholarly journal articles in one or more databases available through EBSCO. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.

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Search Heritage Quest Online

Search full text books and periodicals, Revolutionary War records. Freedman's Bank, and census records from 1790-1930. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.

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Search all Kentucky Virtual Library Databases

Click on the icon. Ask at the desk for the user name and password to access the databases from home. Remote access: Ask at the desk for the user name and password.

Provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations for more than 120,000 fiction titles. Other features include Author Read-Alikes, and Book Discussion Guides. For teachers and librarians there are teaching guides and other helps. Remote access: Use the KYVL login.  Ask at the front desk for the username and password.

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Learning Library Express

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.

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Fold3 Library Edition

Distributed by ProQuest, Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.

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ProQuest Historical Louisville Courier Journal

Trace the Revolutionary War patriot cause, Reconstruction after the Civil War, learn about a breakthrough medical discovery, the inauguration of a world leader, both world wars, the civil rights movement, experiment with a tasty new recipe, laugh at a comic strip, and experience the birth of freedom—all from one source.

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