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Automotive
Books/Reader Advisory
Encyclopedias
Finance and Investing
Genealogy
Health & Medical
Legal
Poetry

Automotive

Tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs, view vacuum diagrams, and wiring diagrams

Books/Reader Advisory

Bookbrowse: The Magazine for Book Lovers BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers - including reviews, previews, "behind the book" backstories, author interviews, reading guides, and much more.

NextReads by Library Aware The NextReads Newsletters, offered by Library Aware, provides a currated list of new books worth examining in various genres. Titles are linked to our Online Card Catalog, so you can easily see if we have a copy, and if so request it should you like the looks of it. Newsletters come weekly, bimonthly, or monthly, depending on the specific list.

Subscribe Through Email to Online Book Clubs Subscribe to an online book club and read the latest books in your email.

Encyclopedias

Gale Virtual Reference Library - BPL Specific The Gale Virtual Reference Library contains a large collection of e-books on a number of non-fiction topics. This link is for the collection funded and selected by the Beauregard Parish Library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - State Library Collection The Gale Virtual Reference Library contains a large collection of e-books on a number of non-fiction topics. This link is for the collection funded and selected by the Louisiana State Library.

Global Road Warrior Global Road Warrior has extensive profiles for over 170 countries. The information is perfect for countries of the world reports, but it includes details that are not often found in other places. For example, with Global Road Warrior, a user can find a basic introduction to a country's language, profiles of typical food with recipes, business and social culture pieces, and more.

World Book Encyclopedia Online version of the renowned encyclopedia. Available in French and Spanish.

Finance and Investing

ValueLine Pro Investments The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver’s seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.

Genealogy

Heritage Quest Genealogy Service Digitized from the popular UMI Genealogy and Local History collection on microfiche, this online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals.

World Vital Records Genealogy Respource 1790-1940 U.S. Census records plus thousands of other family history and genealogy records.

Health & Medicine

The information provided by the below links is for reference and educational purposes. It is not a substitute for actual consultation with a medical professional.

HealthELinks Online Health Information you can trust from the LSU Shreveport Health Sciences Library.

HealthELinks for Kids Online Health Information you can trust from the LSU Shreveport Health Sciences Library. Specifically aimed at children!

MedlinePlus Information from the US National Library of Medicine, designed for easier access.

National Library of Medicine Direct access to the many resources of the National Library of Medicine.

Public Health Partners A cross-agency collaboration on Public Health matters.

Legal

The information provided by the below links is for reference and educational purposes. It is not a substitute for actual consultation with a legal professional.

GALE Legal Forms Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

EBSCO Legal INformation Reference Center Provides online full text from EBSCO for many of the top consumer legal reference books and contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.

Louisiana State Bar Association Directory & referrals for lawyers and other legal aid in Louisiana, as well as information on how to make complaints, resolve fee disputes, find pro bono assistance, and information on how to become a lawyer.

LEAP: Legal Education & Assistance Program The Legal Education & Assistance Program (LEAP) is designed to help you find information about your legal issue- as well as resources, services, and attorneys in your area.

Louisiana Law Help Louisiana's Online Guide to free legal help.

Acadiana Legal Services Acadiana Legal Service Corporation is a private, non-profit law firm. It provides free legal assistance in civil cases to those who could not otherwise afford it.

LSU Law Library The Law Library of Louisiana State University.

Louisiana Supreme Court Website of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Office of the State Attorney General Office of the State Attorney General.

Louisiana Laws, Revised Statutes, and Codes Laws, Revised Statutes, and Codes of the State of Louisiana.

Office of the Secretary of State Office of the Secretary of the State - voting, registry of lawyers and notary publics, and other functions.

Poetry

Online hub for all things poetry The Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry contains 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations, numbers that will continually expand with each update. The poems in full text are the most widely-read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian.