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Facts.com • U.S. and World News 1940 – present day • Offers Maps, photos, charts, historical documents and much more!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 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.
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.”
Discovering Collection • This database will retrieve in-depth reference content for the core curriculum areas of: • Literature • History • Biographies • Science • Social Studies
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.
Literature Resource Center • This source allows you to access biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors.
Scribner Writers Series • This source has 15-20 page signed essays on more than 1,600 authors.
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.”
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