Digital & Downloadable Resources

ANCESTRY LIBRARY EDITION

Access billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records.

This resource is only accessible from inside the library.

CHILTON AUTOMOTIVE LIBRARY

Search the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.

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CYPRESS RESUME

With Cypress Resume, you can effortlessly create a professional resume in minutes! It’s easy-to-use design assures you won’t spend hours trying to perfect your document — all the hard work is done for you! Simply plug in your basic information (as much or as little as you like), and we create a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job. 

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DMV PRACTICE TESTS

There are BMV practice exams provided here along with additional resources on everything from what to wear on testing day, to common testing mistakes, and even answers to your insurance questions. With additional practice tests for motorcycle driving or commercial driving licenses, this is your one stop shop.

You DO NOT need a library card to access this resource.

Access a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms and resources across the most popular legal areas.

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INSPIRE

​Includes full-text magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, full-text historic newspapers, multimedia, library catalogs, and much more. In most cases, INSPIRE provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of all articles that appear in every periodical with the exception of some newspapers.Provided for FREE to Indiana residents through the Indiana General Assembly.

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KANOPY

Thousands of streaming classic and indie films, award-winning documentaries, world cinema, and every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS are all available through Kanopy’s streaming service! Over 30,000 films and videos are accessible via computers and through apps for iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast devices. Each cardholder is allowed 10 checkouts per month. You have three days to watch a movie after you have checked it out.

*For guides to watch Kanopy on your device visit Kanopy’s Resource Center.

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LIBBY

Meet Libby, a new app built with love for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from your library. Inspired by user and library feedback, Libby was designed to get people reading as quickly and seamlessly as possible. Libby is a product from OverDrive.

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LOCAL HISTORY DATABASES

The Local History & Archives department of the library maintains a number of databases filled with primary materials documenting Putnam County’s history.

You DO NOT need a library card to access these resources.

OVERDRIVE

Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and videos available with your Library card. Enjoy them immediately—or transfer to your eReader or mobile device with the OverDrive app. To get started, sign in at the Indiana Digital Download Center login page using your library card number.

*For a list of compatible devices, visit OverDrive’s Device Resource Center.

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REFERENCE USA

The #1 source of information on businesses and people for small business owners, marketing professionals, researchers and job seekers.  ReferenceUSA helps user create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

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TUMBLEBOOKS

A collection of animated, talking picture books, suited for elementary school children. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books, adding sound, animation, music, and narration to create stories that come to life for children through engaging animation. The web site is easy for children to navigate and allows children to hear stories that are read out loud fluently. There are even options to hear the stories in French or Spanish. Each story comes with puzzles and games geared to ensure reading comprehension. 

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WOWBRARY

Wowbrary is a nonprofit service that provides you free weekly emails and RSS feeds about the library’s most recent acquisitions. We’ve found that users of Wowbrary emails are both awed and excited when they discover their local public library’s abundance of new books, DVDs, and CDs.

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