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Academic Search Premier
Full text for scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals.

Business Leader Profiles for Students
Covers 350 prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to business and industry.

Contemporary Novelists
Contains biographical/critical essays on the most important living novelists writing in English worldwide.

Contemporary Poets
Biographical and bibliographical information on 789 of the world’s most important contemporary English-language poets, including 120 new to this edition.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
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.

Kids Search
Research tool for middle school and elementary age students.

KnowItNow 24/7 Reference
The place on the Web where Ohioans can get live help from a librarian for finding resources for homework or research on any topic, suggestions for a good book to read, or answers to satisfy their general curiosity, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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.

Middle Search Plus
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.

Novels for Students
Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work’s cultural and historical significance.

Ohio Web Library
Online research resources provided by Ohio libraries to all Ohio residents.

Points of View Reference Center
Designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects.

Shmoop
Test preparation materials for AP exams, SAT, ACT, ASVAB and the GED.

Student Research Center

World Book Online
World Book Encyclopedia articles form the foundation of this expansive reference database that includes the World Book Dictionary, the World Book Atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to state and provincial curriculum standards, and much more.

 

Other Online Resources

Bartleby
The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.

BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper
Over 700 links to sites to help with homework.

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