INSPIRE: Explore, Discover, Learn!

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Students, writers, researchers, lovers of learning, armchair browsers …

What do you want to know? Start your search on INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a comprehensive collection of databases and information resources, free to all Indiana residents with Internet access. (All locations of the Elkhart Public Library have public computers with Internet access, as well as WiFi connections.)

INSPIRE includes full-text magazine and journal articles, websites, images, almanacs, full-text historic newspapers, library catalogs, and much more.

To access INSPIRE through the Elkhart Public Library website:

  • Go to myepl.org/info247
  • Select + INSPIRE Indiana’s Virtual Library
  • Click or tap Inspire or [Access from Home]
  • Begin exploring!

You can do a basic keyword search, an advanced search, or view all databases alphabetically (Databases A-Z) or grouped by subject (Databases by Subject).

Subject headings:

  • BiographiesKnowledge on Multicolor Puzzle.
  • Business
  • Careers
  • Do-It-Yourself
  • Education
  • Government and Military
  • Health and Medicine
  • Literature
  • Newspapers
  • Science and Technology
  • Student Search K-6
  • Student Search 6-12

If you are interested in genealogy, local history and/or Indiana’s 2016 Bicentennial check out Indiana Memory and  Hoosier State Chronicles on the INSPIRE home page.

Screenshot- Indiana memories & Hoosier chronicles

Homework, health, hobbies, history, home improvement, music, art, technology, career, business, environment, entertainment …? What do you want to learn? Discover it on INSPIRE!

INSPIRE is a service of the Indiana State Library, and supported by the Indiana General General Assembly and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Photo credits
SL-Inspire photo credits

  1. Three Musicians – Tomb of Nakht, Thebes; Public Domain
  2. Natural History Museum by Michael D Beckwith; Wickimedia Commons
  3. Wylie Gustafson,”Yahoo!” Yodeler by Bill Watts; Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0
  4. Kheel Center ILGWU Local 91 class –Unknown; Creative Commons License 2.0
  5. Solar system scale-2 via NASA; Public Domain

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