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Explora

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Explora is a research interface designed specifically for students and educators, with a focus on the arts, literature, biography, current events, geography and culture, health, history, math, science and more.

Explora for Elementary

Explora for Middle School

Explora for High School

Explora for Public Libraries

This resource is available via INSPIRE. INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Online Library, a collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents using any computer equipped with Internet access in Indiana. INSPIRE is a service of the Indiana State Library, supported by the Indiana General Assembly through Build Indiana Funds, The Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act and in partnership with the Academic Libraries of Indiana.

Foundation Directory

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Foundation Directory Professional allows non-profit organizations seeking grants to search thousands of funding organizations and grant recipients, read application guidelines and program summaries, view 990 tax returns, to analyze funding trends and research potential funders. Visit a Muncie Public Library location for access.

Muncie Public Library is a member of Candid’s Funding Information Network (FIN). With the grant databases and the library’s Fundraising Collection, you can find organizations whose areas of interest match yours, view foundations' IRS 990-PF tax documents, learn to write strong grant applications, improve non-profit management skills, learn new fundraising strategies, work with boards and volunteers, follow trends in philanthropy, and more. View the Grant Resource Guide for helpful links to more available books, articles, websites, and videos. You may also send us a search request, and a librarian will send you results from Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Professional within 1-2 business days. Fill out the Grant Research Request form to begin.

Foundation Grants to Individuals

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Foundation Grants to Individuals allows individual grant seekers such as students, artists, researchers to search thousands of funding organizations for scholarships, fellowships, loans, and internships, and search by school or corporation. Visit a Muncie Public Library location for access.

Muncie Public Library is a member of Candid’s Funding Information Network (FIN). With the grant databases and the library’s Fundraising Collection, you can find organizations whose areas of interest match yours, view foundations' IRS 990-PF tax documents, learn to write strong grant applications, improve non-profit management skills, learn new fundraising strategies, work with boards and volunteers, follow trends in philanthropy, and more. View the Grant Resource Guide for helpful links to more available books, articles, websites, and videos. You may also send us a funding search request, and a librarian will send you results from Foundation Directory Online (FDO) Professional within 1-2 business days. Fill out the Grant Research Request form to begin.

Grant Resource Guide

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This is Muncie Public Library's guide to resources for grant seekers. Use this guide to learn more about how to use the directories available, where to find statistics for your grant applications and reports, how to start a nonprofit organization, and more.

Guide to Civics

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This is Muncie Public Library's guide to resources for learning about Civics. Civics is about the rights and responsibilities of citizens at the local, state, national, and global levels as well as the history of our nation as a democracy.

INSPIRE

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INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library. It offers access to more than 50 databases that include biographies, magazines and scholarly journal articles, newspaper articles (often most recent 30 days), reviews, ebooks, and images. LearningExpress Library offers practice tests for SAT, GED, AP, LSAT, GRE, GMAT and many other tests for high school, college, graduate school, and careers. The Biography Reference Center allows searching for short biographies. Other popular resources include Teachingbooks.net, Rosetta Stone (level 1), Legal Information Reference Center, and Indiana Memory.

INSPIRE is a service of the Indiana State Library, supported by the Indiana General Assembly through Build Indiana Funds, The Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act and in partnership with the Academic Libraries of Indiana.

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Local Resources & Assistance

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This is Muncie Public Library's guide to Local Resources & Assistance. Click the title to find information about Government Officials & Offices; Health, Human Services & Public Assistance; Local Special Needs Resources; Muncie Recreation Guide; Newspapers and Media Outlets; and Voting & Citizenship Information

NoveList (Plus)

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Novelist is designed to help readers connect with great books. Using Novelist, you can enter a favorite title, author, series, or plot element, and find an extensive listing of suggested titles that you might also enjoy. Or if you already have a favorite genre, use Novelist to browse lists of books in that category to find authors and titles you might have missed.

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