Whether you've got a biology report due, or you're just curious, these science databases will help you find reliable, factual scientific information!
Tutorials: How to Use These Resources
A searchable database of databases, free to all Indiana residents. INSPIRE works at any LCPL location, but you can also create an account confirming your Indiana residency for home access. More info on home access
Our very own catalog contains helpful materials for getting started in your research. Find Indiana-specific records and indexes, encyclopedias, newspapers, and more!
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.
In-depth articles, experiments, broad overviews, and biographies in every area of science from life sciences to space to technology. Tips for Using
iPad/tablet ready science! Explore units on Earth Science, Technology and Engineering, Space, Biology, and Physics, each complete with articles, videos, quizzes, and experiments.
If you can't find what you're looking for in any of our databases, give your local library a call. They can help you figure out which databases would be most helpful to you to further research your topic.
If you'd like to ask a librarian, but it's after library hours, just head over to our Ask a Librarian page! This form lets you contact us at any time of day or night. We'll get you an answer within 24 business hours. Happy researching!