Research & Learning
Research your family tree.
Thousands of genealogical databases, as well as historical information.
Convenient access to easily understandable health & medical information. Search & browse
within medical encyclopedias, reference books, & magazine articles.
Reliable content from the world's leading magazines & reference books. Includes specialized research centers for students & teachers.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference
Exclusive articles covering over
140 topics, as well as many other periodicals, books & videos that
focus on hobbies & crafts.
Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.
Links to free newspaper sites in Louisiana & in other states.
Small Business Reference
Up-to-date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management & sales.
More than 450,000 full text biographies, including Biography Today & Biography Magazine.
Basic instruction in computers,
email, social media, & more!
Official, state specific, federal, business, personal, real estate, & general forms covering hundreds of legal subjects & issues.
Designed to assist homeowners in
DIY home repair, maintenance, & remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, & decorating.
An online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.
Access free educational publications from the Salem Press digital collection.
Online version of the renowned encyclopedia. Available in French
Business Searching Interface
Easy way to both browse & search
for country economic data,
company profiles, industry info,
& market research.
Use a variety of full-text databases from leading information providers
for research & personal learning.
Full text from reference books; encyclopedias; non-fiction books; periodicals; historical documents; biographies of
historical figures; & historical
photos, maps, & video.
Legal Information Reference
Provides online full text for many
of the top consumer legal reference books & contains more than 310
full-text publications & thousands
of legal forms.
Louisiana Public Documents Digital Archive
Collection of more than 20,000 Louisiana born-digital public documents, most since 2002. Located in the digital resources repository of the State Library of Louisiana.
Provides easy access to a multitude
of full text science-oriented content. Contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. on a wide variety of subjects.
Library service enabling you to
create a list of your favorite authors that are currently available in your library’s catalog.
Hundreds of full color & black &
white non-fiction downloadable
e-books for ages preschool to 18.
A collection of 20,000 digital comic book single issues & graphic novels with no hold, limits, or waiting lists.
Access & download 15 million songs, including Sony Music's catalog of legendary artists, & over 15,000 music videos.
NewsStand by cloudLibrary
Download & read popular magazine titles from anywhere on your PC or mobile devices.
A collection of children's e-bookswith more than 1100 titles for grades K-6, including unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish & French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels - a student favorite!
Full-text reviews of books, music,
& DVD/video titles.
Browse, borrow & read popular
fiction & non-fiction e-books &
e-audiobooks. Download the app
to enjoy content from your
Online video arts & crafts workshops. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, & more.
Borrow movies, TV shows, music or audiobooks using your library card. Download the app to enjoy content from your digital device.
Discover new books & authors based on what you like to read. Includes summaries & series order for titles. Special features include author read-alikes & book discussion guides.
The world's largest bibliographic resource, with a comprehensive database of more than 19 million books, audio books, & video titles.
Learn to program in a fun new way with CodeCombat. CodeCombat challenges players to write code to control on-screen characters to complete specific goals.
Read magazines on your computer
or digital device. Download the Flipster app to load magazines
onto your tablet & access them
at any time.
Louisiana Public Library eBook
Gateway to multiple resources providing eBooks and eAudiobooks
to Louisiana Public Library users
of all ages.
A database of e-books & other digital content for grades 6-12, featuring more than 1000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration & highlighted text, classic literature, Nat Geo videos, & more!
Education & Career
Receive homework help & tutoring
for Kindergarten through the basic college level from a live online tutor for free. Practice your skills, prepare for tests, write papers, & get help with finding a job all with HomeworkLA!
Online tests, courses, software tutorials, & career preparation for students & adults.
Learn one of 80 languages, practice English as a Second Language or
study for the citizenship test.