INSPIRE: Search Thousands of Magazines

INSPIRE is a powerful online research resource available to residents of Indiana. Many articles are available for reading online. Look for the “Full Text” link.

Access it through the Elkhart Public Library:

  • Go to myepl.org/info247.
  • Click Magazines and Journals.
  • Scroll to INSPIRE and click “Access from Home.”

OR

  • Go to http://inspire.in.gov(If you have not already registered with INSPIRE, you can sign on as a guest and receive instructions on getting an ID.)
  • Click on the eBooks icon in the lower right corner of the screen.

  • Click on “Choose Databases” near the top of the screen (circled in red) to view a list of online magazine, journal or periodical resources.
  • Two good general databases to start with are “Academic Search Premier” and “MasterFILE Premier.”

  • Click in the checkbox to unselect the “eBook collection.”
  • Click in the checkboxes next to the these databases (“Academic Search Premier” and “MasterFILE Premier”) to select them.
  • And/or select specialized databases, such as medical, business, or newspapers.

  • Click on “OK” to close the screen.
  • Type in a search and click the “Search” button.
  • Look for the “Full Text” link to read an article online.

This is just a quick introduction to the many search capabilities built into INSPIRE. Interested in learning more?  Contact Us to get started.

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