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Research and Databases

All Databases:

  • Brainfuse Live Homework Help

    Interact with live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests.

  • Brainfuse JobNow!

    Get help with live job coaching, career resources, and expert resume assistance.

  • Business Searching Interface

    Provides business researchers with the highly refined tools they need, in order to conduct sophisticated searches for the business content that they require.

  • Chilton's Automotive Guides

    Thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models.

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

  • EBSCO Host

    Online access to a wide variety of peer-reviewed journals and articles covering a range of topics.

  • EBSCO Host (Español)


  • EBSCO Host (Deutsch)


  • EBSCO Host (Francais)


  • Fold3

    Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

  • Heritage Quest

    Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

  • Hobbies and Crafts Database

    Extensive database of information relating to hobbies and crafts, as well as plans for craft projects.

  • Kentucky Virtual Library

    Online catalogs and databases, online tutorial and help with internet-based research, a virtual reference desk, and access to Kentuckiana digitized collections. Call for login Information.

  • Kids Search

    Provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.

  • LearningExpress Library

    Via KYVL. Adult learning, career help, GED training, college prep, computer skills, job skills, and more. Also contains resources en Español.

  • Legal Forms

    Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas.

  • Literati (by Credo Reference)

    A great authoritative resource that contains over 550 scholarly reference titles including encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, quotations & more. Also includes access to maps, illustrations, and audio & video clips.

  • Little Pim

    Follow Pim as he explores new and interesting languages from around the world!

  • Mango Languages

    Mango's unique teaching method quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers.

  • Novelist

    NoveList, the complete readers' advisory solution, empowers librarians, engages readers and connects communities.

  • Novelist K-8

    A fiction database designed with a bright, appealing layout, designed especially for elementary and middle schools.

  • Pebble Go!

    Each database features expertly-leveled text and navigation specifically designed for your beginning researchers. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips, PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skills for every learner.

  • Reference USA

    The Reference USA database contains information on over 20 million businesses, 222 million customers, new businesses in the US, and new US homeowners and movers.

  • Sanborn Maps

    Provides digital access to thousands of Kentucky-based maps, including many historical maps of the City of Paducah.

  • Searchasaurus

    EBSCO Publishing's user search experience for users in elementary or middle schools.

  • Small Business Reference Center

    This resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

  • Student Research Center

    The Student Research Center provides students in secondary education with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek from their EBSCO databases.

  • World Vital Records

    Learn more about your family history and genealogy by searching through more than 3.6 billion records.