Research

Articles and Research: The Inspire subscription is paid for by Indiana State Library and is available for free to all Indiana residents. So click the Inspire link above and check out all the academic resources available to Indiana residents!

The Library has tons of weblinks throughout this site.

Please realize that just because the library recommends a link does not mean it endorses the information provided.  The Internet is a fluid environment, and a site can change at any time.  If you find a site that does not appear to be correct or appropriate please notify library staff.

 How do I choose  a good Website?

  • Is it relevant to the topic?
  • Is it useful?
  • Is it user friendly?
  • Does it charge or require registration?
  • Is it current?
  • Is it factual?
  • Is it reputable?
  • Has it been recommended by a library or other reliable source?

Reader’s Advice – resources to help you find the perfect book for your every mood!

Here you can find precisely the right book at the right time – no matter what your age. Here you can connect with books for children, teens or adults. Here you can find exciting, new books or reconnect with old favorites.

VBPL has award winning titles, mysteries, romance, suspense, historical and family sagas, Christian fiction, gentle reads, classics, literary fiction, holiday fiction, westerns, fantasy, science fiction and horror novels. These are available in regular print, large print and downloadable formats!

And don’t forget about our non-fiction!

Need some ideas about what to read? Wondering what book comes next in your favorite series? Stop by the circulation desk for your next great read, or click on one of the following links: http://www.whatshouldireadnext.com/