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American and English Literature Collection: Contain many works of poetry, drama, and prose from the 16th through 20th centuries. It includes the complete text of more than 200,000 poems, 2,000 plays, 100 works of prose, 11 major editions of Shakespeare’s works, and 21 editions of the Bible.
Chilton Library: access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today, as well as, many new vehicles. This continuously updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures, troubleshooting guides, diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (videos and animations) to simplify even the most complicated tasks. Library card needed for home access.
Gale in Context- Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits): A great resource for young children that includes books, pictures, magazines, and news articles; provides images alongside text for ease of searching.
GreenFILE: Access to scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports about the environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Ohio.gov: Government information and services.
Ohio Legal Help: Website to help all Ohioans access the civil justice system. Provides plain language legal help information, interactive self-help tools, and connections to local legal and community resources that can help people resolve their legal issues.
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.
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.
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.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection: Covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
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.
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.