Recommended Databases

Even librarians love Wikipedia, but when working on a school project you need information that you know is accurate and up-to-date. Instead of turning to Google, try one of these suggested databases!


INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents.  

Here are some of our favorite databases accessible through INSPIRE.

Indiana Memory

Perfect for a local or state history project!Indiana Memory is a collaborative effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Indiana libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions. It is a gateway to Indiana’s history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, and other media. As a portal to the collections, Indiana Memory assists individuals to locate materials relevant to their interests and to better appreciate the connections between those materials.

Websites we recommend!

Ask Rose: Stumped on a math or science problem? Call, email, or chat with a FREE tutor through Ask Rose!

Khan Academy: Need extra help in math or science? Want to learn about art history? Khan academy has a huge collection of videos and lessons to help you learn a new subject! Khan Academy has also partnered with the SAT to provide FREE lessons and practice tests!

Test Prep Resources

Preparing for the ACT or SAT? Here are some of our favorite resources!

ACT College Prep Books
SAT College Prep Books



Khan Academy

Khan Academy has partnered with the SAT to provide FREE test prep materials to help you study! Visit the SAT dashboard to create your personalized study schedule. You can also sync your dashboard with to recieve personalized study recommendations based on your past SAT scores. There are also FREE practice tests and sample questions designed to help you study better!