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Welcome to the Louisiana Library Connection Your Online Highway to the Louisiana Library By: Jenee Landry and Jennifer Koehl What is the Louisiana Library Connection? It is an online collection of useful databases that library patrons can use for FREE !!!

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Welcome to theLouisiana Library Connection

Your Online Highway to the Louisiana Library

By: Jenee Landry and Jennifer Koehl


What is the

Louisiana Library Connection?

  • It isan online collection of useful databases that library patrons can use for FREE !!!

  • These databases contain thousands of full text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and much more.


Bowker’s Books in Print

Learning Express Library

Ulrich’s Periodical Directory

World Book Online

EBSCO

Facts.com

Newsbank

LOUIS

Gale Group

What databasesare available to me?


EBSCO

  • MasterFILE Premier:

    • Provides full text for 1,880 periodicals

  • Chilton’s Auto Repair Reference Center

    • provides complete auto repair information


Facts.com

  • U.S. and World News 1940 – present day

  • Offers Maps, photos, charts, historical documents and much more!

  • Uses 7 databases to collect news and facts

  • Updated weekly…… main headlines updated hourly


Newsbank

  • Full text files of :

    • 7 Louisiana newspapers

    • 10 national newspapers


Learning Express Library

  • Test Preparation Materials

    • Civil service

    • Academic

    • Professional exams


How do I get started?http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us

*** You will need your library card to access this site ***


Gale Group

  • What is Gale Group?

    • Gale Group is a group of databases you can access with your local public library card.

    • Some parishes also offer this data- base to their schools.


Gale Group


What does Gale Group have to offer?


Gale Group Databases

  • InfoTrac OneFile

  • Biography Resource Center

  • Buisiness and Company Resource Center

  • Discovering Collection

  • General Reference Center Gold

  • Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

  • InfoTrac Newspapers

  • Literature Resource Center- LCR, Scribner, Twayne US, Twayne English, and Twayne World Authors

  • National Newspaper Index

  • Scribner Writers Series

  • The Twayne Authors Series- Twayne World, English, and US Authors


InfoTrac OneFile/General Reference Center Gold/Info Trac Newspapers/National Newspaper Index

  • InfoTrac OneFile, General Reference Center Gold, Info Trac Newspapers, and National Newspaper Index all have the same screen.

    • InfoTrac OneFile- Your one-stop shop for periodical articles and news.

    • General Reference Center- Not only does it have articles and news, it also has reference sources.

    • InfoTrac OneFile Newspapers- Your online source to 120 local and national newspapers.

    • National Newspapers Online offers access to America’s top five newspapers:

      • The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.


InfoTrac OneFile/General Reference Center Gold/Info Trac Newspapers/National Newspaper Index


Biography Resource Center

  • This resource has award winning biographies and articles from hundreds of periodicals.


Biography Resource Center


Business and Company Resource Center

  • “This resource brings together company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals. Search this database to find detailed company and industry news and information.”


Business and Company Resource Center


Discovering Collection

  • This database will retrieve in-depth reference content for the core curriculum areas of:

    • Literature

    • History

    • Biographies

    • Science

    • Social Studies


Discovering Collection


Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

  • Access magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, ands information from fitness and nutrition to diseases and drug abuse.

  • Also includes links to diet, cancer, and health assessment sites as well as government databases.


Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module


Literature Resource Center

  • This source allows you to access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors.


Literature Resource Center


Scribner Writers Series

  • This source has 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors.


Scribner Writers Series


The Twayne Authors Series

  • “Twayne World, US, and English Authors each contains the full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors, for a total of 600 individual full-text titles.”


The Twayne Authors Series


Gale Group

  • http://infotrac.galegroup.com/menu

  • http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us/index.php


Sources

  • http://lalibcon.state.lib.la.us/index.php

  • http://www.2facts.com/stories/digest-home-feature.asp

  • http://infotrac.galegroup.com/menu

  • http://www2.state.lib.la.us/databases/description.php3#galenet

  • http://web6.infotrac.galegroup.com/itw/infomark/0/1/1/purl=rc6_ITOF?sw_aep=lln_ptamm

  • http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC?locID=lln_ptamm

  • http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BCRC?locID=lln_ptamm

  • http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/DC?locID=lln_ptamm

  • http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/HWRC?locID=lln_ptamm

  • http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/LitRC?locID=lln_ptamm

  • http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/Scribner?locID=lln_ptamm

  • http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/Twayne?locID=lln_ptamm


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