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Reference & Research

Grant Resource Guide

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.


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

NoveList (Plus)

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.


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, Rosetta Stone (level 1), Legal Information Reference Center, and Indiana Memory.

Local Resources & Assistance

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