Alphabetical List (Library Resources)

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What types of resources do we offer?

  • Access articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, and other reference materials.
  • Find biographies, reports, pamphlets, national and international issues and so much more.
  • A library card is required to access many of these resources outside of the library. 

What are those resources? 

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  • African American Heritage inside library or home access
    "African American family history research"

  • American Press ePaper (inside library only)
    read current/weekly issues & archives; no login info required/click Log In

  • America's GenealogyBank
    find your ancestors in over 300 years of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and government reports. Find obituaries, birth & marriage notices; pension records etc. 

  • Ancestry Library Edition (inside library only)
    consumer online genealogy resource (responsive website)







  • Gale Literary Criticism
    "broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books &periodicals" (password to access app is calcasieu) (GALE) Play Store App Store

  • Gale Literary Sources
    a literary cross-search resource for searching Literature Resource Center, Literature Criticism Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, Something About the Author Online, Contemporary Authors Online, LitFinder, Scribners Writers Online, Twayne's Authors Online, MLA International Biography, and a customized eBook sub-collection (GALE) Play Store App Store

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (aka eBooks for research)
    includes encyclopedias/specialized sources (password to access app is calcasieu) (GALE) Play Store App Store

  • General OneFile
    "one stop source for news and journal articles on tons of topics." (password to access app is calcasieu) (GALE) Play Store App Store

  • Global Road Warrior (inside library or home access)
    ultimate guide to the world from history, trade info, recipes and more (responsive website)



  • HeritageQuest (inside library or home access)
    information to expand your family tree search (responsive website)

  • Historic Map Works (inside library or home access)
    "collection of land ownership (cadastral) maps plus more"

  • Historical Newspapers (inside library access only)
    "searchable newspapers; dates back to 1700s" (responsive website)

  • History Reference Center
    content from reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, leading history periodicals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and hours of historical video. (State Library)

  • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
    exclusive articles covering over 140 topics, including periodicals, books and videos that focus on categories commonly referred to as hobbies and crafts. View actual instructions, images and more for topics such as home and garden, model building, and scrapbooking. (State Library) mobile version

  • Home Improvement Reference Center--full-text database designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects; includes step-by-step instructions for projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating. (State Library) mobile version
  • Homework Louisiana
    get homework help with the skills center and live tutors; assistance available Sun.-Thurs. 2 pm-10 pm (State Library) (responsive website) App Store

  • Hoopla
    borrow movies, television shows, music, audiobooks, and comics via your browser, smartphone, or tablet. 30 checkouts per month. Play Store App Store




  • Mango Languages
    "language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills" 

  • MorningStar Investment Research Center--(inside library or home access)
    "comprehensive data and independent analysis on investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds." (Limited to 2 simultaneous users.)


  • Newsbank
    view current events and special reports with a access to America's GenealogyBank

  • Novelist Plus---(inside library or home access
    find great titles to read; author read-alikes, and award winners for both fiction and non-fiction titles. Filter by audience level, accelerated reader interest level, grade levels, and Lexile range, number of pages, and find titles that match your mood. mobile version

  • Novelist Plus K-8---(inside library or home access)
    find great titles to read; author read-alikes, and award winners for both fiction and non-fiction titles for grades K through 8th grade. Filter by grade levels, Lexile range, and accelerated reader interest level, and number of pages. mobile version



  • Pronunciator
    learn one of 80 languages or practice English as a Second Language. (State Library)
    ProCitizen---online course preparing immigrants for the Naturalization Test; includes 100 interactive videos, drills and quizzes for practice, with a focus on the 100 questions that actually appear on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' Naturalization Test. (responsive website)



  • Student Research Center
    search The American Heritage(R) Dictionary, 4th Edition and The Columbia Encyclopedia and other EBSCOhost sources. (State Library)


  • TumbleBookLibrary Premium
    interactive storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, games and lesson plans for K-6 grade. (iPad/iPhone users: if not redirected, choose the iPad & Mobile button.) 

  • TumbleBookCloud
    eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio-books for middle and high school students (State Library) (responsive website)

  • TumbleBookCloud Junior
    eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio-books for elementary school students (State Library) (responsive website)

  • Twayne's Author Series: Twayne World, English, and US Authors
    "600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors." (GALE) (password to access app is calcasieu) Play Store App Store

  • Value Line
    backed by 80 years of power thinking, this resource covers over 3500 stocks across 100 industries, and represents 95% of the daily US trading volume. Make profitable decisions by accessing incomparable data, news, and analysis; create your own investment portfolio, and your own custom reports. (Limited to 8 simultaneous users) mobile version



  • Zinio for Libraries (now RB/OneClickdigital Magazines)
    browse full digital copies of your favorite magazines. Read online or download using a computer or the RB/OneClickdigital app. No checkout limits.
    NOTE: The Zinio for Libraries app will be replaced by the RB/OneClickdigital app. Play Store  App Store


 State Library Use Policy

  • View complete list of State Library Resources (aka Louisiana Library Connection). 
  • Additional Free Resources from the State Library of Louisiana are listed below.
  • A library card is required for remote access.
  • View the database vendor policies page for the use disclaimer.
  • School/Educator Notes: by special arrangement with the vendors, students in Louisiana Public Schools are able to use certain databases from school. Here's the list

I've replaced my library card or changed my email address. Which resources are affected by this change?

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