Research a Subject
Welcome to the Research a Subject area of Johnson County Public Library's website. This area of the site will offer you links to our databases and many other websites within a wide array of subjects.
ProQuest - Complimentary Access to Popular Research Databases and eBooks - available now through April 20, 2013.
- CultureGrams™ - Library Journal's 2012 Best Database for Reports.
- eLibrary® - The 2011 CodiE Finalist for Best Education Reference Solution.
- Historic Map Works Library Edition™ - A rich treasury of American genealogical sources dating back to the 1700s.
- Public Library Complete™ - ebooks from ebrary® (ebrary/nlw13trial).
- Schools and Educators Complete™ - ebooks from ebrary® (ebrary/nlw13trial).
- SIRS® Issues Researcher - The 2011 SIIA CODiE Winner for Best Social Sciences Instructional Solution.
FLU.gov - Keep current on rhe influenza activity, how to avoid the flu, and quick facts about the flu. Need our flu vaccine? You can find a location using your zip code.
We have databases with Health Information available:
Having a medical procedure done? Need information on a prescription, vaccine, medical disorder or symptom? How about recipes for a special diet? Type in a search term in the box (examples: cardiac diseases or measles or even lowfat diet recipes) and click the little blue search symbol. Your results will show information from academic and professional journals, magazines, electronic encyclopedias, newspapers, or various types of multimedia. Get your JCPL library card out and try out your searches now!
We have databases with Science Information available:
Trying to find out what kind of animal just ran through your back yard? Need information on your Science Fair Project? Working on a Chemistry problem and need help? Try typing a topic into the search box and clicking search. After you enter your JCPL library card number, you will be taken to a list of results from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute, Macmillan Science Library and many more resources.
We have databases for your science project or homework:
Have a history, religion, or biography question? It is after 9pm and the Library is closed. You need a quick encyclopedia to answer your question. We have e-reference encyclopedias and ebooks for you to find your answers. Listen to newscasts, view podcasts from the Nightly News and other programs, view images to help explain how things work, or read about your topic in magazines or journals.
Need further help finding your information?
Contact one of our librarians.