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Automotive
Books/Reader Advisory
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Finance and Investing
Genealogy
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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.

Legal

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.

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.