Online Research Resources

Health | Magazines & Newspapers | Indiana | Biography | Genealogy | Legal| General Reference | Just for Kids!

Health:

MedlinePlus

This consumer health informational site is maintained by the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health and contains a wealth of online information and links to an unending list of health-related topics.

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic provides consumer information on a variety of medical topics. A useful and easy-to-understand medical site for the general public.

Magazines & Newspapers:

FindArticles.com

This is an archive of published articles that anyone can search for free. It is constantly updated and contains more than 300 magazines and journals.

Free Medical Journals

This site provides links to over 1000 medical journals available on the web for free.

INSPIRE

Indiana’s INSPIRE database provides full text for over 1,820 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals.

Indiana:

Access Indiana

Access Indiana provides links to points of interest such as the Indiana Department of Tourism, Indiana State Museum and Historical Sites, government offices of both elected and appointed officials, and much more.

Indiana Business Research Center

Links to data and articles about Indiana’s economy.

Stats Indiana

Contains statistics about Indiana (including census, population, economy, and workforce), country profiles, and block grant proposal support.

Biography:

Biography.com

Brief biographical information about over 20,000 personalities, living and dead, can be found at this site.

Genealogy:

American Family Immigration History Center

Makes the 51+ million arrival records in the Ellis Island Archives available to everyone

CensusScope

CensusScope makes US Census data freely accessible to the Internet community.

Find a Grave

This resource is compiled of photos, obituaries, cemetery information and more, all compiled by volunteers. This site contains millions of cemetery records.

Posey County InGenWeb Project

The INGenWeb Project is a well organized effort to place genealogy materials on the Internet through volunteer efforts.

RootsWeb

A large online community targeted to geneologists beginning or furthering their family history research.

Legal:

American Law Sources Online

This contains a compilation of links to online sources of law for the United States and Canada.

Self-Service Legal Center (Indiana)

A site created by the Indiana Supreme Court to assist citizens who would like to do their own legal work. Contains forms and information for some subjects as divorce, name changes and more.

General Reference:

GuideStar

GuideStar provides a searchable directory on information regarding over 850,000 nonprofit organizations in the United States.

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive was begun in 1996 to build an “Internet Library” by offering permanent access to past websites and digital artifacts.

Just for Kids:

Homework Hotline

Need math and science help? Check out AskRose, a homework hotline available for 6th-12th graders. The homework hotline can also be contacted at 1-877-275-7673.

Kids.gov

A safe website for kids to learn lots about our government and have a good time doing it!

Starfall

This learn-to-read website offers reading and writing materials at a very low cost. The website is designed primarily for first grade, but is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and second grade.

StorylineOnline

Features online streaming videos of actors reading different children’s books aloud!