My Niche Academy has an array of helpful videos that will assist you in getting started with many online resources, databases, and downloadables.


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A Online curriculum and learning activities for children. *Available only in the library.*

Academic Search Premier: Collection of academic and professional journals.

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African-American Heritage: Provides users a dedicated, user-friendly resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research, but also connects them to a community of research experts.

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


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.

Ancestry Library Edition: Access to a wide range of resources for historical and genealogical research. *Available only in the library.*

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


Biography Reference Bank: Contains articles about more than a half-million people, living and dead, from around the world.

Business Source Premier: Contains news and journal articles on marketing, management, accounting and more. Also included are company profiles, industry and marketing reports and company financial data.


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.



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.


EBSCOhost: Search all Ebsco databases at once.


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

ERIC: Provides access to education literature and resources.


Explora: Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories.



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.



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.


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.


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: Offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

Home Improvement Reference Center: Features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects.


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.


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.

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.


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

O Government information and services.

Ohio Digital Network: Digital collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Ohio and the service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

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.

Oxford Research Encyclopedias: Offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars.


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.


Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA): Information about companies, industries, brands, and marketing.

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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: Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962. Each map includes detailed information regarding town and building information. Originally created for assessing fire insurance liability in urbanized areas in the United States.

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.

Sharp Collection: A digitized collection of photographic prints granted to the Clermont County Public Library by the family of Oscar H. Sharp–a local photographer. The collection contains varied historical images of Clermont County.

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.

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.

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Very Short Introductions: Provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects. In this digital resource, hundreds of titles can be searched at once, opening up new pathways across subjects. 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 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 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 Kids: offers simple search and browse navigation, easy to read articles with embedded multimedia, thousands of illustrations, and a wealth of engaging activities.

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

World Book Student: Includes the World Book Encyclopedia, the World Book    Dictionary, and the World Book Atlas. It contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-­selected websites, correlations to state standards.

World Book Timelines: Discover and map important events with accurate information powered by World Book’s wealth of knowledgeable resources. There are over 400 interactive timelines to learn from.