See below for a complete list of library databases. To find a database by subject, use the subject guides.

KYVL logoDatabases 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. A  |   B  |   C   |   E   |  F  |   G   |  K   |  L  |   M  |  N   |  O   |   R  |   S  |   T    |   U  |  W   |    Z



Academic Search Complete  KYVL logo

A multi-disciplinary database that provides abstracts and full text articles from thousands of scholarly and peer-reviewed titles.

Ancestry Library Edition 

A large genealogy database that includes census information, vital statistics, and historic records. Available only to customers inside the library.

ArtistWorks for Libraries 

Offers world-class music and art instruction through self-paced video lessons. To get started, click “Create New Account.” Or, if you already have a Zinio account, sign in with that login information.

Axis 360 

Read JCPL’s own collection of eBooks on your computer, eReader, smartphone, or tablet. (Not compatible with regular Kindles.)


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BrainHQ™ is an easy way to make brain health a priority. Library card holders can access a suite of online exercises designed to stretch your brain in new ways to help you think faster, focus better, and remember more. Register with your library card number and PIN.

Business Source Premier  KYVL logo

Offers abstracts and full text articles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.

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KYVL logoConsumer Health Complete 

This full-text database offers easy-to-understand health information, covering topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition, children’s health, men’s and women’s health, etc. KYVL logo

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.

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KYVL logoEBSCOhost 

Search one or several of EBSCOhosts’ many databases for full-text articles or abstracts in a variety of topics such as business, health and medicine, sociology, and education.

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Visit to look for vital records, genealogies, books, and more. If you want to save copies of records or create a family tree, you will need to create a free account.

Freegal Movies and Television 

Stream free movies and television episodes.

Freegal Music 

Download up to 5 songs a week or stream up to 3 hours daily.

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Free online training on reading, math, job search, computer, and life skills.

KYVL logoGreenFile

Research environmental topics in scholarly and general interest titles.

KYVL logoGrolier Online Passport 

Explore encyclopedias with interactive timelines, maps, and photographs.

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Kentucky Digital Library 

Search historic Kentucky newspapers, images, maps, books, and oral histories.

Kentucky Libraries Unbound 

Read eBooks on your computer, eReader, smartphone, or tablet.

KYVL logoKentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) 

Provides access to library catalogs and over 40 databases of magazine, newspaper, encyclopedia, and scholarly journal articles.


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

KYVL logoKids Search 

Designed especially for youth in grades K-8. Search magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

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Learning Express Library 

Free online test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. For all ages and skill levels.To get started, register. is a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Login with your library card number and PIN.

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KYVL logoMasterFILE Premier 

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.

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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.

NoveList Plus 

Find suggestions on what to read next. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number as your password.

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OneClick Digital 

Listen to audiobooks on your computer or mobile device. Create an account to get started.

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Read the Books (AR List) 

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.

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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. KYVL logo

Student Research Center 

Designed for students in grades 6 through 12. Search magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, and videos.

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Transparent Language Online 

Offers lessons in over 80 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.


An online collection of TumbleBooks—animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading. To login from home, enter your library card number. 

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

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Universal Class

Universal Class 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.



KYVL logoWorldCat 

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

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Zinio Digital Magazines 

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

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