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Full text for scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals - covering nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Conduct research for your next term paper. Discover in-depth articles on hundreds of subjects.
Hailed as a "glorious streaming service…an essential must-have" by The Hollywood Reporter , Acorn TV streams world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond, including a full slate of original and exclusive programming.
Electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible. Explore American poetry from 1600 to the present. Compare different editions of Shakespeare’s work. Read early American fiction. Explore English drama.
Want to learn more about your family tree? Ancestry Library Edition from ProQuest, contains over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases. Ancestry Library Edition includes the digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, court records, slave narratives, reference sources, and more.
Biographies, obituaries, and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased. Biographies Plus Illustrated contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference books published by H. W. Wilson, plus thousands of profiles licensed from other respected publishers; updated monthly. Find multiple sketches of the subject's life and accomplishments. Search by time period, profession, place of origin, and birth and death dates. View digital images for many of the subjects.
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed business publications. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.
Career Cruising is an online career guidance resource that streamlines career exploration and education planning. Career Cruising can help you reach your career goals in a number of ways. You can complete the internationally-acclaimed Career Matchmaker interest assessment tool and explore detailed career information and multimedia occupation profiles. You can also explore comprehensive post-secondary information on colleges, universities, and other training. Users can prepare for employment with the engaging employment guide fully-integrated with the job-search engine indeed.com. In addition, Career cruising help you create professional resumes with the built-in Resume Builder.
Consumer Reports, published monthly by Consumers Union since 1936, provides reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services through unbiased product testing, research and ratings. It covers a wide range of products and services including retail merchandise, vehicles, and financial services, as well as health products and treatments to help consumers make better purchasing decisions. Web-based access is provided through the EBSCOhost.
Search more than 30 years of Ohio history with Columbus Dispatch Collection. Coverage from 1985 through current. Explore current and archived issues of The Columbus Dispatch with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.
Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers, with more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Learn crocheting, quilting, sewing, knitting, felting, bookbinding, decoupage, cake decorating, furniture refinishing, jewelry making and more!
Maps, statistics, photographs, and cultural information on 190 countries and all 50 states. Research country information for school reports. Find authentic native recipes. Learn about local customs when planning travel destinations.
Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in just a few quick and simple steps.
Complete range of citation and full-text reference content available from the EBSCO publishing company. Individual database services are also listed separately. This 4-min. Flash video provides instructions for basic searching. Select a single database for searching. Search multiple EBSCOhost resources at once. See what’s available from EBSCO.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction.
You are invited to start on a journey of lifelong learning taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, The Great Courses Library Collection has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened. No matter what your patrons are interested in,you'll find your favorite subject.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
IndieFlix brings engaging stories to movie lovers around the world. Enjoy over 7,000 high-quality shorts, features, documentaries, classic TV shows and Web series from 85 countries. You can watch on any Internet-enabled computer, smartphone, or tablet with a Web browser! Also available on Roku, Xbox, and Apple TV.
Nuwav Legal Documents is an online tool that offers access to a wide variety of forms for a wide variety of common situations, including bankruptcy, landlord tenant, living wills, real estate, divorce and more. With this tool you can create professional-quality documents in three simple steps: 1. Search for the legal form specific to your situation. 2. Answer the questions in the web input form. 3. Review and print your legal document.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.
Designed to work seamlessly with students' unique learning styles and busy schedules, Method Test Prep's ACT and SAT prep programs help students raise their ACT scores an average of three points and their SAT scores an average of 150 points. Diagnostic evaluations, lessons, quizzes, and full-length exams help students strategically navigate the SAT and ACT by focusing on both content and test-taking techniques. Students also build their fundamental reading comprehension, grammar, and math skills.
Find comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds and more.
Non-profit consumer health web site providing high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty from several Ohio universities.
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources (including the Bexley edition of This Week), covering a wide array of topics and issues.
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
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Database containing death certificates of persons that died in Ohio from 1913-1937. Use the index information to help in obtaining a copy of particular death certificates.
An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society. Find information, images, timelines, maps, and documents about Ohio’s history, geography, geology, animals, and American Indian populations.
OhioLINK, the Ohio Library and Information Network, and its 120 academic libraries provide access to, over 46 million books and other library materials more than 100 electronic research databases, over 24 million electronic journal articles, over 100,000 e-books, nearly 85,000 images, videos and sounds, over 58,000 theses and dissertations from Ohio students at 31 Ohio institutions. Find out more about using OhioLink here.
A free website that connects employers and Ohio job-seekers. The site provides a searchable listing of state jobs combined with national commercial job boards and niche industry sites which you can apply for online. The site can also help you find a career that matches your interests, discover upcoming job fairs and scholarship opportunities, take part in online training and measure your real-world skills.
Project to bring together digital versions of historical collections from more than 330 archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums. Search or browse more than 26,000 primary sources dating from prehistory to the present. Take the Ohio Memory Challenge. Read essays about Ohio topics. Create your own scrapbook.
The official government website of the State of Ohio. Find government services and information for residents, businesses, visitors, and state employees. Reach the website of any Ohio government agency.
Online database of publications from Ohio State University Extension Office; the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center; and the Agricultural Technical Institute. Find hundreds of factsheets, bulletins, and other educational materials covering a wide array of subjects - such as agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, 4-H, and youth.
The foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art, encompassing all aspects of visual culture. It features articles about topics as varied as Fauvism and Frida Kahlo, bibliographies for further research, and thousands of searchable images. Oxford Art Online is a living resource, with scholars and specialists from around the world continually reviewing and updating existing content and contributing new articles.
Qello Concerts is the only place to watch over 1700 of the most amazing live moments in music. It's the world's largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device. It's like a never-ending concert ticket.
Full text for articles from over 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires, covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States, from EBSCOhost.
Large scale street plans – including building outlines, property boundaries, and building use - produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company from 1867 to 1970. Locate buildings and neighborhoods. See a neighborhood "as it was". Study the growth of towns and cities. Identify the impact of new developments.
SearchOhio, together with its partners, makes over 16 million items available to the communities served by the library systems listed below. The SearchOhio Catalog allows direct, online requesting for residents of Ohio and delivery of books and other library media within a matter of days. Find out more about using SearchOhio here.
This comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia includes more than 100,000 articles, more than 8,500 images and maps, and nearly 1,000 videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media. It is designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants.
Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. "Trek's Travels" offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. "Welcome to Reading" develops and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. "Know It" offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.
Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and cirricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instuctions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework. World Book Kids is designed especially for younger users, English-lanuage learners, and reluctant readers. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read content, bright colors, and a graphical design.
Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work. For more information, view this Ten Minute Tutor from the State Library of Ohio. Tailored for the needs and skills of older students, World Book Advanced integrates primary and secondary source databases in a single search.
World Book Spanish
This is part of World Book Online Reference Center that is a Spanish-Language encyclopedia called Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. It contains 2,200 articles and more than 600 illustrations.
World Book Student
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience.