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Academic Search Complete

A multi-disciplinary database that provides abstracts and full text articles from thousands of scholarly and peer-reviewed title

Ancestry Library Edition 

A large genealogy database that includes census information, vital statistics, and historic records. Due to the current health crisis, Ancestry is allowing library users to access the database from home through December 31, 2021. To login, enter your library card number and PIN. If you have trouble logging in, we recommend clearing your browser’s cache.

ArtistWorks for Libraries 

Offers world-class music and art instruction through self-paced video lessons. Use Libby to check out an access pass to ArtistWorks. You’ll find it under the Extras tab.
Apps: iOS | Android

AtoZ Food America

The world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. To login, enter your library card number.

AtoZ World Food

The world’s largest and most comprehensive database of food and food culture for 174 countries. To login, enter your library card number.


Business Source Premier

Offers abstracts and full text articles in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and economics.



Consumer Health Complete

This full-text database offers easy-to-understand health information, covering topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, nutrition, children’s health, men’s and women’s health, etc.

Consumer Reports (via MasterFILE Premier) 

To search full-text articles from this popular consumer review magazine, type “Consumer Reports” in the publication field, then enter your search terms in the search field at the top of the page. View the Search Consumer Reports tutorial on YouTube.



Search one or several of EBSCOhosts’ many databases for full-text articles or abstracts in a variety of topics such as business, health and medicine, sociology, and education.



Fold3 Library Edition

Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number and PIN.

Freegal Music 

Download up to 5 songs a week or stream an unlimited amount.
Apps: iOS | Android



The Great Courses Library Collection

Get full access to video courses taught by the world’s top professors. To get started, sign up to Kanopy with your library card. (Great Courses videos do not count toward your Kanopy play credits.)
Apps: iOS | Android | Kindle Fire | Fire TV | Roku


Research environmental topics in scholarly and general interest titles. Covers the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines.



Hoopla Digital 

Enjoy eBooks, comics, audiobooks, music, and movies on your computer or mobile device. 
Apps: iOS | Android | Kindle Fire



Stream over 30,000 classic and indie movies and documentaries to your computer or mobile device. Sign up with your library card to get started.

Kentucky Digital Library

Search historic Kentucky newspapers, images, maps, books, and oral histories.

Kentucky Libraries Unbound 

Read eBooks and magazines or listen to audiobooks on your computer, eReader, smartphone, or tablet.
Apps: iOS | Android | Kindle Fire | Libby App for Desktop

Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) 

KYVL logoProvides access to library catalogs and over 40 databases of magazine, newspaper, encyclopedia, and scholarly journal articles.

To receive the KYVL login information, enter your library card number or contact us by email, text at (859) 538-5885 (standard messaging rates apply) or phone at (859) 885-3523 ext. 243.



Learning Express

Free online test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. For all ages and skill levels.To get started, register.

LinkedIn Learning

Formerly, LinkedIn Learning is a premier online learning resource offering more than 4,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Login with your library card number and PIN.



MasterFILE Premier

This comprehensive, general database provides access to articles on a broad range of topics including general interest, business, consumer health, general science and multicultural titles.



Search the Jessamine Journal from 2005 to the current issue or the Lexington Herald-Leader from 1983 to the current issue. If you are using the database from home, enter your library card number as your password.

Newspaper Source

Provides full-text articles from more than 40 U.S. and international newspapers.

NoveList Plus 

Find suggestions on what to read next. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number and PIN.


Read the Books (AR List) 

Sort and search your school’s Accelerated Reader list. Click the “Check the Catalog” button to find and reserve a title in the Jessamine County Public Library catalog.

Reference Solutions

(Formerly ReferenceUSA.) Search business and consumer data, including demographics, gathered from hundreds of thousands of public information sources. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number and PIN.



Small Business Reference Center 

For small business owners and those interested in starting a business, this resource offers full-text articles and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. If you are logging in from home, enter your library card number and PIN.



Transparent Language Online 

Offers lessons in over 80 languages and includes courses in English as a Second Language. To access immersive language instruction for children, choose English Immersion, Spanish, or Chinese, and click on the KidSpeak tab. Create an account to get started.


An online collection of TumbleBooks—animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading. To login from home, enter your library card number. 

Get live, one-to-one help in math, science, social studies, English, and job search skills everyday from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For students in kindergarten through college introduction courses as well as adult job seekers. To login, enter your 7 digit library card number or the site code. For more assistance or to find out what the site code is, contact the Information Desk at 859-885-3523 or via email.



Universal Class

Universal Class offers over 500 online courses for patrons interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Use Libby to check out an access pass to Universal Class. You’ll find it under the Extras tab.
Apps: iOS | Android



Search library catalogs around the world for books, movies, and more.