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. 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.

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  • 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.