If you have questions, email us at reference@nafclibrary.org or call the reference desk at 812-949-3523.

Academic Research

Academic Research
Academic Research Premier: covers the many academic disciplines offered in colleges. Includes PDF backfiles for over one hundred journals and searchable cited references.
ERIC.: the Education Resource Information Center provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia: over 25,000 records covering an array of topics. Includes images, brief biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library: build and search reference collections with thousand of titles from over 100 publishers on an award-winning eBook platform.
Inspire: offers commercial databases and other resources for Indiana residents. This database is limited to Indiana residents.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts: Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
MasterFILE Premier: provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents, plus an Image Collection.
ReferenceUSA: This database contains detailed information on more than 13 million U.S. and Canadian businesses, and 113 million U.S. and Canadian residents.
TOPICsearch: Explore current social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics, including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

Auto & Engines

Auto Repair Reference Center: contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. Content has been created by ASE certified technicians.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center: provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.
– Driving-Test.org: Free 2016 Indiana DMV permit practice tests. Includes permit test, driver’s license test, and senior citizens’ refresher test.

Job & Business

Job and business
Business Source Premier: the industry’s most popular business research database, featuring the full text for more than 2,200 journals.
Career Transitions: provides hands-on guidance and immediate access to key job search activities, such as job-seeking, career exploration, and interactive interview practice.
Corporate ResourceNET: contains articles from nearly 1,350 magazines and journals.
Health Business FullTEXT: over 130 journals for hospital administrators and managers. Topics include staffing, health care regulation, facilities management, marketing, finance and more.
Professional Development Collection: education journals, peer-reviewed title, and educational reports for professional educators.
– ReferenceUSA: This database contains detailed information on more than 13 million U.S. and Canadian businesses, and 113 million U.S. and Canadian residents.
Regional Business News: covers regional business publications for the U.S. and Canada. Includes newspapers, trade publications, radio & TV news transcripts, and newswires.
Vocational and Career Collection: covers trade and industry-related periodicals.


Ancestry Library Edition (inside the library only): the leading resource for pursuing family history research online. Ancestry connects Internet users to the most comprehensive online genealogical resources available.
HeritageQuest Online: search US Federal censuses, over 20,000 books, and the genealogy and local history magazine index PERSI.

Health & Medicine

Health and medicine
AHFS Consumer Medication Information: a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information.
Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic: access over 100 biomedical research journals, covering a range of disciplines including medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine and pre-clinical sciences, as well as structured research evaluating current and past health care systems.
ConsumerSafety.org: Informs people about recalls and safety alerts, and publishes consumer-related news and safety guides.
Health Business FullTEXT: over 130 journals for hospital administrators and managers. Topics include staffing, health care regulation, facilities management, marketing, finance and more.
Health Source: Consumer Edition: over 75 consumer health magazines, plus health-related pamphlets and health reference books.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: over 500 scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Nursing and allied health focus.
MEDLINE: Contains citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers engaged in clinical care, public health and health policy development. Created by the U.S. National Library of medicine.

Hobbies & Crafts

Crafts and Hobbies
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center: provides coverage of many popular hobbies, crafts and recreational activities. It incluces full text for more than 740 magazines and books and hundreds of videos. Subject areas include arts & crafts; collecting; needlework; outdoors & nature; scrapbooking and more.
Price It! Antiques & Collectibles: the most comprehensive antique and collectible pricing tool in the world. With a constantly updated and growing database, it is the ultimate identification, research and pricing tool.

Home Improvement

Home Improvement
Home Improvement Reference Center: features detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering home improvement and repair projects.

Kids & Teens

Kids Search: provides elementary and middle school students with an easy-to-use, graphically appealing interface they can use to search databases.
Middle Search Plus: contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Includes biographies and historical essays.
Primary Search: designed specifically for elementary school libraries, it features 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines.
Searchasaurus: an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. Features an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to develop basic search skills.
Student Research Center: designed to help students identify the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining information from many of our databases.


Mango Languages: over 40 foreign languages to explore, plus 15 ESL courses taught in your native language. Learn anytime and anywhere with online access and free mobile apps.

Legal Forms

Legal Forms - Indiana and Kentucky
Legal Forms IN and KY: features consumer legal reference documents and legal forms for Indiana and Kentucky. Click on “All State(s) Subscriptions” to switch between IN and KY legal forms.

Online Classes

Online Classes
Gale Courses: offers a wide range of free, highly interactive online courses. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to enroll in up to five courses per calendar year at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. These courses are designed for learners over 16 years of age.

Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations
NoveList Plus: the premiere database of reading recommendations available through libraries around the world. It’s a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.