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50states.com
American Fact Finder
Bardstown, KY
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Congress.org
Contacting the Congress
FAQs of the U.S.Government
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Free Annual Credit Report
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Kentucky Data Center
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Nelson County, KY
Phone Books from refdesk.com
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Registration for Selective Service
Robert’s Rules of Order
Social Security
World Timeserver
Zip Code Directory

Genealogy

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Library Resouces | Web Resources
Ancestry (Library Edition)
Ancestry
is only available within the library.

Heritage Quest
Heritage Quest is accessible from home.  You will be asked for the 14 digit number on your library card.

Internet Guides

A

African Americans
Almanacs

B

The Bible (See Christianity)
Black Plague
Book Reviews
Business, Starting Your Own

C

Calendars
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Children’s Librarian
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D

Dictionaries
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E

Earthquakes
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F

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Genealogy
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N

Native Americans
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O, P, Q

R

Religion
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Schools, Nelson County
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Shakespeare, William
State Information

T

Telephone Numbers, Local

U

U.S.Presidents
Volcanoes

W

Web Page Reviews

X, Y, Z

Research Online Databases

EBSCO Testing and Education Reference Center
Access Higher Education information as well as Test Preparation for ACT, SAT, GRE, PRAXIS, AP, TOEFL, as well as the civil service and military exams. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.
GALE Legal Forms
Online access to Kentucky Legal Forms, including divorce, bankruptcy, and wills. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.
CHILTONLIBRARY.COM
Online access to the entire Chilton Automotive Repair Library. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.
Vault Online Career Library

Through this database, patrons can access full PDF versions of most of the vault guides (which cover everything from internships, to starting your own business, to specific industries) as well as college and employer profiles. In order to access the database, patrons will need to ask someone on staff for the password. With this password the database can be accessed from any computer in the library or elsewhere.

Library & Remote Access
using the Password
Search Ancestry|Library Edition in the library

With over 1.5 billion records in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; church records; directories; passenger lists and more! these collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day. No Remote Access

Library Access Only
Search the EBSCO databases (part of KYVL)

Use this link to find full-text magazine and scholarly journal articles in one or more databases available through EBSCO. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.

Library |Remote
Grolier/Americana

Grolier Online is an “educational portal providing access to information from many electronic sources; including three encyclopedias, New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and Encyclopedia Americana. No Remote Access

Library Access Only
Search Heritage Quest Online

Search full text books and periodicals, Revolutionary War records. Freedman’s Bank, and census records from 1790-1930. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.

Heritage Quest
Library |Remote
Search all Kentucky Virtual Library Databases

Click on the icon. Ask at the desk for the user name and password to access the databases from home. Remote access: Ask at the desk for the user name and password.

Novelist

Provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations for more than 120,000 fiction titles. Other features include Author Read-Alikes, and Book Discussion Guides. For teachers and librarians there are teaching guides and other helps. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.

Library |Remote
Wilson Biography Reference Bank

Wilson Web Biographies covers more than 500.000 people and contains over 36,000 images. Remote access: Input entire library card barcode number.