The libraries listed below have catalogs and databases which may be accessed online. Some services may require a current card from that library.
> East Baton Rouge Parish Library
> Ascension Parish Library
The Louisiana State Library provides online databases for the use of Louisiana residents. To access these databases, get a library card from your local parish library. From the State Library Homepage
, select the Louisiana Library Connection Databases link. Choose your local library from the drop down menu and enter your library card number in the dialog box. Access to some databases depends on which parish library you belong to. However, all Louisiana residents have access to the following databases:Bowker's Books in Print
This online database is a comprehensive listing of books available in print or audio format. Some book listings contain full text book reviews.EBSCO MasterFILE Premier
Full-text articles from over 1,800 periodicals in the areas of general reference, business, general science, and health from 1990 to present.Facts.com
Find out what happened on any date for the last 60 years. Or find in-depth features on historic events. Find maps, photographs and historic documents from the last 20 years. Today's news stories are updated every hour.Gale Group Databases
(InfoTrac). Available databases are:
Gale Ready Reference Shelf
- Biography Resource Center
- Business and Company Resource Center
- Discovering Collection
- Expanded Academic ASAP
- General BusinessFile ASAP
- General Reference Center Gold
- Health and Wellness Resource Center
- Health Reference Center-Academic
- Literature Resource Center
- National Newspaper Index
Find organizations, publications, and databases.Poem Finder
Access over 85,000 full-text poems and biographical information on over 80,000 authors. Search by author, title, keyword, first line or last line, or subject.Proquest Newspapers
Access full text articles from the Baton Rouge Advocate and New Orleans Times-Picayune.Sirs Knowledge Source
Access full-text articles from periodicals in virtually all areas including: science, history, business, economics, politics, art, humanities, government, religion, music, and US Supreme Court decisions. World Book Online
Online access to all articles contained in the 22-volume print set, plus pictures, diagrams and Web links. How to cite information found in an online database such as InfoTrac or EBSCO: MLA 4.9.7.
Author's Name. "Title of Article." Journal Name
. vol.issue. Date of Publication: page(number of pages). Name of Database
. Name of Service. Library Providing Access. Date accessed.Example:
Rubado, Karen. "Empowering Students Through Multiple Intelligences." Reclaiming Children and Youth
. 10.4. Winter 2002: 233(3). General Reference Center Gold. InfoTrac.
East Baton Rouge Parish Library. 6 Mar. 2002.Note: The indentations in our examples are representational only. Please note that the second line and all subsequent lines of actual citations are indented exactly five spaces.
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