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Research Databases





Louisiana Library Connection

Established in 1998, the Louisiana Library Connection is a collection of online subscription databases that are provided to the people of Louisiana by the State Library. These databases allow you to work from home, work, or in the library.



Union Catalog of all Louisiana Public Libraries.

Access to the statewide Inter-Library Loan system.


World Book

World Book is committed to creating educational products that meet the highest standards of editorial excellence and ignite and inspire a lifelong love of learning. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your subscription to World Book Online.


Science Reference Center 

EBSCO's Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.


Small Business Reference Center

Provides up to date information from EBSCO on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. The database contains nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books.


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. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.


FDsys (

U.S. Government Printing Office Federal Digital System. This site provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government. 

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