Online Resources

  • Legal Forms

    Gale Legal Forms provides instant access to downloadable and sample legal forms for a variety of categories, as well as an attorney directory, tax forms, and a law digest.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library 
    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources. These reference materials can be accessed online 24/7. For a complete list of titles included in the library's subscription to Gale Virtual Reference Library click here.

  • Artemis Literary Sources 
    With Artemis Literary Sources you can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. You can also find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. To begin, click on the image below.

  • The Twayne Authors Series

    This series comprises 600 full-text titles from the lives and works of writers from Aeschylus to Zora Neale Hurston. For a complete list of titles and authors click here.

  • Scribner Writers Series 

    This database includes more than 2,000 essays on more than 1400 authors of all nationalities and time periods. For a complete list of titles and authors click here.

  • The Louisiana Library Connection

    The Louisiana Library Connection is a collection of statewide databases provided by the State Library of Louisiana. There is assistance with homework, careers, learning new languages and much more. Click below to discover the vast amount of information that awaits.

    LA Databases

  • Driving Test Program is designed to help new drivers study state manuals and take driving practice tests based on Louisiana DMV materials.
  • Ancestry Library

    Ancestry Library provides access to more than 5 billion names in more than 4,000 genealogical databases including Census Records, Passenger Lists and UK & Ireland records. Available IN-HOUSE ONLY at any location of the DeSoto Parish Library.


  • Louisiana Initiative for Nonprofit & Community Collaboration (LINCC)

    LINCC is a web-based community that includes Bossier Parish, Caddo Parish, DeSoto Parish, Natchitoches Parish, and Webster Parish. The goal is to bring community resources together through one portal. For more information click on the banner below.

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