Databases with the KYVL logo are provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. To receive the KYVL login information, enter your library card number or contact us by e-mail or phone at (859) 885-3523 ext. 243.
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.
Find book recommendations, reviews, award winners, and series information. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number as your password.
Search library catalogs around the world for books, movies, and more.
Business Source Premier
Offers abstracts and full text articles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.
An online learning resource that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Login with your library card number and PIN.
Small 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, videos and reference books.
Offers over 500 online courses for patrons interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Enter your library card number to create an account.
Consumer Reports (via MasterFILE Premier)
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
An authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers.
Consumer Health Complete
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.”
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 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.
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.
Transparent Language Online
Offers lessons in more than 80 different languages, and includes courses in English as a Second Language. To access immersive language instruction for children, choose English Immersion, Spanish, or Chinese, and click on the KidSpeak tab. 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.
Newspapers & Magazines
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database that provides abstracts and full text articles from thousands of scholarly and peer-reviewed titles.
This full-text database includes newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press.
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.
Search the Jessamine Journal from 2005 to the current issue or the Lexington Herald-Leader from 1983 to the current issue. If you are using the database from home, enter your library card number as your password.
Provides full-text articles from more than 40 U.S. and international newspapers.
Enjoy popular magazines on any Internet-enabled computer, smartphone, or tablet. To get started, click “Create New Account.”
Learning Express Library
Free online test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. For grades 4 and up.To create your account, click “Register.” Use the links below for specific grade levels.
- » School Center (Grades 4-12)
» High School Equivalency Center (GED prep)
» College Prep Center (SAT, ACT, AP, and PSAT/NMSQT)
» College Center (For academic skills and graduate school admissions exams)
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.