Digital Resources by subject

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Academic Search Premier: Collection of academic and professional journals.

African-American Experience in Ohio: Manuscript and printed text and images drawn from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society that depict the history of African Americans in Ohio from 1850 to 1920. Materials cover slavery and freedom, segregation and integration, religion and politics, migrations and restrictions, harmony and discord, and struggles and successes.

American and English Literature Collection: Collection of poetry, drama, and prose including the Bible.

Biography Reference Bank: Collection of biographical material from a variety of sources covering over 500,000 people.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book): La óptima herramienta de referencia para principiantes del idioma español.

ERIC: Provides access to education literature and resources.

Explora: Supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.

Hispanica Saber: Gran Enciclopedia Hispanica (World Book): Esta es una completa Enciclopedia en idioma español que incluye mas de 100.000 artículos, más de 8.500 imágenes y mapas, y cerca de 1.000 vídeos, animaciones, sonidos, y medios interactivos.

Literary Reference Center: Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories.

MAS Ultra: School Edition:: Searchable database of articles for school research.

NoveList Plus: Provides information on over 150,000 fiction and non-fiction titles, and also offers a wide range of feature content including author readalikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.

NoveList Plus K-8: Discover fiction and non-fiction titles that are popular with young readers.

Points of View: Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Science Reference Center: Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.

TOPICsearch: Allows users to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.

Very Short Introductions: Offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. For home use, click on link to log in using your library card.

World Book Early Book of Learning: Contains three learning environments, each targeting a critical area of the development of young learners in early elementary grades.

World Book Kids: Encyclopedia for children.

World Book Online Resource Center: Online version of the World Book Encyclopedia.

Ancestry Library Edition: A genealogy research tool created for the library market. It provides researchers with instant access to a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4000 databases, “Ancestry Library Edition” includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day.

African American Heritage: Genealogy resource.

Fold3: Fold3® Library Edition is a collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts. View video tutorial.

HeritageQuest: Used to conduct genealogical and historical research. U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. (Home access requires a library card).

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841-2009): The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841 – 1922) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: Large scale street plans including building outlines, property boundaries, and building use produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company from 1867-1970. Locate buildings and neighborhoods. See a neighborhood as it was. Study the growth of towns and cities. Identify the impact of new developments.

Census.govDiscover populations, education trends, household incomes, gender breakdowns, and changes in communities over time.

Ohio Revised Code: Explore the current statutes, provisions, titles, chapters, and sections of Ohio Law.

Pew Research Center: Discover trends ranging from politics, immigration, race, religion, generations, gender, family structure, economics, science, technology, and more.

Clermont County Townships

Clermont County Cities and Villages

Some villages in Clermont County do not have websites.

School Districts

American Graduate – Getting to Work: A program designed to educate students and young adults about the skilled jobs local employers need to fill that require some training or education beyond high school, but not a four-year degree. The program also will connect interested young people with the training and educational pathways that lead to these high-demand skilled careers in industries like construction, healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, transportation, and logistics. American Graduate – Getting to Work is provided by CET, public television, and funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

BLS Career Occupational Handbook: Explore career trajectories, markets, growing fields, career outlooks, education, transitioning careers, and median pay in the current American workforce.

LinkedIn Learning for Library: Over 12,000 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management including instruction on various computer software, programming languages, and business topics. Learning paths are step-by-step structured courses, supported with quizzes, practice, and learning reminders to encourage you and support you as you make progress towards your goal.

Ohio Means Jobs: Provides Ohioans with the ability to locate jobs throughout the state and to aid employers in finding qualified employees. The website allows individuals to access his or her skills, search for jobs, and post his or her resume. The website allows employers to search through resumes, post jobs for Ohio job seekers, and find programs to improve their workforce. Users create an account to access the website’s service.

ReferenceUSA: Job seekers can conduct research about industries and companies.

Regional Business News: Articles from over 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires, covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Vocational and Career Collection: Provides full-text coverage for nearly 350 trade and industry-related periodicals including American Machinist, Pediatric Nursing, Wireless Week, Drug Store News, Video Business, Reeves Journal, Hotel, and Motel Management, Restaurant Business, Advertising Age, and much more.

 

Transparent Languages: Provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 26 languages. View Get Started Guide (PDF).

Alt HealthWatch: Articles about complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health.
Consumer Health Complete: Full-text journals, magazines, and reference books dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition – coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health and wellness.Health Source: Consumer Edition.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: Access to nearly 600 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

MedlinePlus: Discover health topics ranging from wellness, disorders, conditions, and treatments in an easy to understand format.

Merck Manual: Find information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, procedures, news, and more, written in everyday language.

MyHealthfinder: Access easy-to-read treatments covering topics such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular health, obesity, pregnancy, nutrition, vaccinations, and alcohol use.

NetWellness: Provides high-quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty at the University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and The Ohio State University.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection: Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

PubMed: Journal citations and abstracts in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences.

Traveler’s Health: Understand the current landscape of traveling, safety, and health concerns of different parts of the world.   

US National Library of Medicine: Find authoritative peer-reviewed academic articles on a variety of health topics including medicine and conditions.

Academic Search Premiere: Collection of academic and professional journals.

Chilton Library: Offers the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. Library card needed for home access.

Computer Source: Access to the latest information and current trends in high technology.

EBSCOHost: See what’s available from EBSCO.

GreenFILE: Access to scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports about the environment.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition: Access to nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

MasterFILE Premier: Provides full text from over 1,900 magazines – general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural.

Newspaper Source: Read articles from newspapers around the country. Access industry-specific newspapers. Search TV and radio news transcripts.

Ohio Memory: Ohio’s past from prehistory through the present.

Ohio Web Library: Several searchable databases, many with Ohio specific information.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841-1922): Offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Library card needed for home access.

ReferenceUSA: Information about companies, industries, brands, and marketing.

Regional Business News: Articles from over 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires, covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States

Religion and Philosophy Collection: Covers world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

Science Reference Center: Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.

Sociological Collection: Provides information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.

Business Source Premier: A business database providing full text articles from more than 2,950 scholarly business journals, including more than 300 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922 and nearly 900 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business.

ReferenceUSA: Small business owners/entrepreneurs can conduct powerful market research. Search by brands and products, 800 numbers, executive biographies, and nearby businesses.

Small Business Resource Center: Includes business plans, tax information, purchasing information and marketing plans – a comprehensive resource for information about owning a small business.

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Other Resources

Clermont County Chamber of Commerce: Business advocacy organization that provides small business assistance.

EDGE: Program for socially and economically disadvantaged small business enterprises owned and operated by U.S. citizens who are Ohio residents.

U.S. Small Business Administration: Programs and services to help you start, grow, and succeed with your small business.

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center: Information from the IRS for small businesses and the self-employed.