Tutorials: How to Use These Resources
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Information about 176 countries for both students and travelers. Tips for Using AtoZ the World
Traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories, plus cultural information regarding dining etiquette, daily meals, and more. View Tutorial
Comprehensive information on just about any famous person, including inventors, politicians, celebrities, and many others.
Find information on vehicle repair, including recalls and maintenance for specific models and types. View Tutorial
Formed in 1936, ConsumerReports is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering you to make informed choices about the products you buy. Read articles on product safety, unbiased reviews of popular products from kitchen appliances to baby clothes, get shopping tips, and more. View Tutorial
Over a thousand classes for makers, crafters, learners, and hobbyits! Learn to knit a new stitch, make a holiday wreath, sew a pie carrier, paint with acrylics, and much, much more.
Love music? Download free music, from old favorites to current hits, with your library card and PIN. Once you download a song, it's yours to keep! View Tutorial
Stream over 30,000 films, documentaries, and television shows on your desktop, TV, or mobile device. View Tutorial
Our very own catalog contains helpful materials for getting started in your research. Find Indiana-specific records and indexes, encyclopedias, newspapers, and more!
LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)
A library of video courses taught by industry experts. Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills! Take courses in 3D animation, music production, marketing, programming languages, and more. View tutorial
Free languages courses in many languages. Some offer specialized language courses geared toward specific careers. View Tutorial
National Geographic Virtual Library
A complete archive of National Geographic magazine - every page of every issue - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
Find repair and maintenance information for a specific year, make, and model of vehicle. Also contains technical bulletins and a price estimator for parts. (Click LOGIN from the home page to get started - you will not have to enter a username or password.)
Rosetta Stone Library Solution (Via INSPIRE)
Learn a new language! Rosetta Stone's highly regarded language-learning courses are now available to Indiana residents for free. Sign in with your LCPL library card and PIN, then create a Rosetta Stone account using your email address. View Tutorial