Databases by Subject

KYVL logo Databases with the KYVL logo are provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. Contact the Information Desk e-mail or call 859-885-3523 for user name and password information.

  • Books & Reading

    • AR List/Read the Books
      Sort and search your school’s Accelerated Reader list. Click the “Check the Catalog” button to find and reserve a title in the Jessamine County Public Library catalog.


    • NoveList Plus
       Find book recommendations, reviews, award winners, and series information. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number as your password.


    • WorldCat
      Search library catalogs around the world for books, movies, and more.

  • Business

    • KYVL logoBusiness Source Premier 
      Offers abstracts and full text articles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.


    • KYVL logoSmall Business Reference Center 
      For small business owners and those interested in starting a business, this resource offers full-text articles and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books.

  • Consumer Information

    • Consumer Reports (via MasterFILE Premier)  KYVL logo
      To search full-text articles from this popular consumer review magazine, type “Consumer Reports” in the publication field, then enter your search terms in the search field at the top of the page.  

  • Health & Medicine

    • CINAHL with Full Text KYVL logo
      An authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.


    • Consumer Health Complete  KYVL logo
      This full-text database offers easy-to-understand health information, covering “topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, etc.”


    • MEDLINE KYVL logo
      Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

  • Jobs & Careers

    • Learning Express Library 
      The Job & Career Accelerator will help you explore careers, search for jobs, create resumes and cover letters, and more. The Career Center will help you prepare for a career exam, explore occupations, and improve your workplace skills. To get started, register.  


    • lynda.com
      lynda.com is an online learning resource that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Learn how to write a resume, ace your job interview, negotiate a better salary, and much more. Login with your library card number and PIN.


    • Tutor.com 
      Get live one-to-one help on your resume or cover letter, or practice your interviewing skills with a career tutor. Available every day from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Log in with your library card number, or call the Information Desk at (859) 885-3523 ext. 228 for the site key.  

  • Languages

    • Transparent Language Online 
      Offers lessons in more than 80 different languages, and includes courses in English as a Second Language. If you are in the library, create an account to get started. Otherwise, call the Information Desk at (859) 885-3523 ext. 228, and we will create an account for you.


    • KidSpeak
      The fun and easy way for children to learn a foreign language. Download the KidSpeak software to your Windows computer.

  • Newspapers & Magazines

    • Academic Search Complete  KYVL logo
      A multi-disciplinary database that provides abstracts and full text articles from thousands of scholarly and peer-reviewed titles.


    • Alt-Press Watch KYVL logo
      This full-text database includes newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.


    • MasterFILE Premier KYVL logo
      This comprehensive, general database provides access to articles on a broad range of topics including general interest, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural titles.


    • Newsbank 
      Search the Jessamine Journal from 2005 to the current issue. If you are using the database from home, enter your library card number as your password.


    • KYVL logoNewspaper Source 
      Provides full-text articles from more than 40 U.S. and international newspapers.


    • Zinio Digital Magazines 
      Enjoy popular magazines on any Internet-enabled computer, smartphone, or tablet. To get started, click “Create New Account.”

  • Tutoring

    • Tutor.com 
      Get live, one-to-one help in math, science, social studies, and English everyday from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For students in kindergarten through college introduction courses. To login, enter your 7 digit library card number or the site code. To find out what the site code is, contact the Information Desk at 859-885-3523 or via email.