Resources

America’s News

Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.

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Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer

The Messenger-Inquirer publishes seven days a week and is the primary daily newspaper serving Daviess, Hancock, McLean, Muhlenberg and Ohio counties in western Kentucky.

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LearningExpress Library

Practice tests and courses for all ages, from school age help for tests and skills, to high school equivalency, college prep and college skills, to career skills, citizenship and recursos en español. Create a free account to get started and track your progress.

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Universal Class

Over 500 continuing education classes which meet online, at your convenience, with a real instructor. Classes are available in a diverse range of subjects including computers, business, home & garden, health and medicine, hobbies, and more.

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Kentucky Libraries Unbound

Download free e-books, audiobooks, videos and more through Kentucky Libraries Unbound, a consortium of Kentucky Public Libraries, powered by OverDrive. Hancock County Public Libary card holders can check out and download e-books anytime, anywhere.

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Ancestry

Images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, immigration lists and thousands of other databases. Not available for remote users.

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Chilton Automotive Repair Information

Detailed step-by-step service instructions, photographs, illustrations, wiring diagrams, diagnostic trouble codes, recall information, and maintenance and specification tables. Covers domestic and import vehicles up to current model year.

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Price It! Antiques & Collectibles

A comprehensive antique/collectibles pricing tool, containing data from a variety of sources, including online auctions (eBay), online antique dealers (GoAntiques & TIAS) and land-based auction houses. The database currently has over 23 million prices realized for art, antiques and collectibles in more than 100 categories and subcategories with over 10 million images.

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Accelerated Reader BookFinder

An online tool for assessing the Accelerated Reader level of a title. Not only can you search and filter titles by level, but you can also search for particular topics in order to find something your child will enjoy. Results will also help students and parents determine if a reading practice quiz exists for a certain title.

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World Book Online

World Book Online helps information seekers of all ages find the content they need at the correct reading level. The trusted encyclopedia of school and public libraries for decades, World Book Online contains thousands of informational articles with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, research help, and activities. Resources are available at anytime, anywhere—at school and at home.

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