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ABCmouse.com: Online curriculum and learning activities for children. *Available only in the library.*

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Academic Search Premier: Collection of academic and professional journals. VIDEO TUTORIAL.

African American Heritage: Genealogy resource.

Alt HealthWatch: Articles about complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health

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

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Ancestry Library Edition: Access to a wide range of resources for historical and genealogical research. VIDEO TUTORIAL.

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


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

Business Source Premier: Access to more than 2,950 scholarly business journals.



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

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

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.

Consumer Reports: Articles and content from the magazine, available for free online.


Driving-Tests.org: Free permit practice tests.



EBSCOhost: Search all Ebsco databases at once. VIDEO TUTORIAL.

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


ERIC: Provides access to education literature and resources. VIDEO TUTORIAL.


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



Fold3: Search military records.VIDEO TUTORIAL.


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


Health Source: Consumer Edition.

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


HeritageQuest: Access to U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. Library card needed for home access. VIDEO TUTORIAL.

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.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center


Kids Infobits: A great resource for young children that includes books, pictures, magazines, and news articles; provides images alongside text for ease of searching.


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


Lynda.com: Training videos for career- and technology-related topics.VIDEO TUTORIAL.


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

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

MedlinePlus: Access to authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

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

Middle Search Plus.


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


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. VIDEO TUTORIAL.

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


Ohio.gov: Government information and services.

Ohio Legal Help: Website to assist with legal information and forms.

Ohio Means Jobs: Website to assist with career skills and job search.

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

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

Oxford Research Encyclopedias


Points of View Reference Center: 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.

Professional Development Collection.


ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841-2009): 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. VIDEO TUTORIAL.

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

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

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.


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.

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.

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

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


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

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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.

Vocational and Career Collection: Provides full text coverage for nearly 350 trade and industry related periodicals.


World Book Advanced

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

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

World Book Kids: Encyclopedia for children.

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

World Book Student

World Book Hispanica Saber

World Book L’encyclopédie Découverte

World Book Timelines