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    • Academic Search Premier  

      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.

    • African American Heritage  

      Search essential historical records for African Americans, including Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation records, Military Draft and Service records, Registers of Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color, Freedman’s Bank and More.

    • Early World of Learning (World Book)  

      Early World of Learning comprises six different components: Know It, Read, Play, Watch, Print & Do, and Classics. Content is correlated to Common Core, state, and International Baccalaureate standards.

    • Explora  

      Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories.

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      Convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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      Provides full-text of Drama for Students, Epics for Students, Literary Movements for Students, Literary Newsmakers for Students, Literary Themes for Students, Nonfiction Classics for Students, Novel for Students, Poetry for Students, Shakespeare for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

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      A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

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      Full text of literary journals and literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories.

    • MAS Ultra School Edition  

      Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. Also includes an image collection of photographs, maps, and flags.

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      Full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research. Also includes an image collection of photographs, maps, and flags.

    • Nonfiction Classics for Students  

      Provides in-depth literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs in a streamlined, easy-to-use format.

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      Novelist Plus helps readers of all ages or those who help readers find fiction and non-fiction books they will enjoy.

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      An evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources. The Ohio Web Library includes: popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more.

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      Easy access to science-oriented content, including full text for science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources, designed to meet every student’s science research needs.

    • Small Business Reference Center  

      Nearly 400 full-text periodicals and over 450 full-text reference books of up-to-date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.

    • Very Short Introductions  

      Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.

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      A colorful and engaging online learning environment for elementary-aged students.

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      Unlimited access to books and various reference materials, featuring Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, King James Bible, Oxford Shakespeare, Gray’s Anatomy, Strunk’s Elements of Style, World Factbook, and much more.

    • How to Evaluate Websites  

      A tutorial from the Ohio State University Library that will help you figure out what online information you can believe.

    • The World Factbook (CIA)  

      Compiled by the CIA, this resource provides economic, demographic, political and vital statistics data along with other useful information on virtually all countries in the world.