Databases

NCPL Exclusive Links

The databases linked below are provided as a courtesy to our users. We cannot be held responsible for content that we do not control.

  • Ancestry.com (Inside Library) – This is the world’s largest online resource for family history for genealogists and those studying their family histories.
  • Driving-Tests.org – NCPL is proud to offer free online test prep for both Indiana automobile and motorcycle BMV driving tests. No library card or personal information is needed. This valuable resource offers BMV permit practice tests for the beginner or as a great way to brush up on Indiana traffic laws for license renewals.
  • Gale Courses – Gale Courses offers a wide range of professional development, technology related, healthcare, and personal development courses. The courses are led by instructor and are entirely online. As a NCPL resident library card holder, you can enroll in an unlimited number of courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library – This is a multidisciplinary collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other specialized reference sources available to you 24/7.
  • HeritageQuest (from home with library card) – This is a comprehensive resource of genealogical sources – rich in primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.
  • Literary Criticism – This scholarly resource profiles novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, etc. with full-text or excerpted criticism.
  • Morningstar (Inside Library) – This offers real time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds.
  • Morningstar (From Home) – This offers real time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds.
  • Motor All Data – Available at Chandler & Central locations only.
  • Newspapers.com (Inside Library) – Archived newspaper clippings from the NCPL microfilm collection.
  • ReferenceUSA – The number 1 source of information on businesses and people for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers. ReferenceUSA helps user create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

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