Language & Literature   


Search for information about books by title, author, subject, and more. Access to book is, normally, limited to previews.

American & English Literature Collections

Browse African-American Poetry, American Poetry, English Poetry, American Drama, English Prose Drama, English Verse Dramas, Early American Fiction…


Audiobooks, eBooks, music, graphic novels, documentaries, movies and TV shows. Resources formats available for tablets, phones, and computers.

Literary Reference Center

Search plot summaries, synopses, work overviews, articles and essay reviews, author biographies, short stories, author interviews, classic novels...

NoveList K-8

Helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Teaching tools for parents, teachers, and librarians.

NoveList Plus

Reading recommendations for teens and adults. Source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Ohio Digital Library

Audiobooks, eBooks, magazines, and video provided by Overdrive. Resources available in multiple formats for tablets, phones, and computers

RB Digital

Bestselling and popular audio and eBook content. Popular current and archival eMagazine permanent checkout. Mobile apps available.
Science & Technology   

Computer Source

Searches provide latest information and current trends in high technology from 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for 450 publications.

Consumer Health Complete

Research tool seaches articles in popular magazines, journals, and online publications. Search for current health related topics.


Covering aspects of human impact to the environment, includes global warming, green building, pollution, agriculture, energy, recycling, and more. is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of 3,000 video courses covering a variety of topics.

Science Online

Science, math, and technology information articles, images, diagrams, videos, current events, experiments, biographies, and more.

Science Reference Center

Research biology, chemistry, earth & space , environmental , health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, technology and wildlife.

Biography Reference Ceter

Original profiles of over 500,000 people including profiles, articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, and obituaries.

Explora Public Libraries

Includes information on thousands of magazine articles, book chapters, biographies, source documents, images, videos...

Explora Secondary Schools

Designed for grades 6-12, includes information on thousands of magazine articles, book chapters, biographies, primary source documents, images, videos...

Master FILE Premier

Database provides full text for periodicals, reference books, and primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags.

Sanborn Insurance Maps

Search through more than 40 thousand detailed historical maps of Ohio cities. These greyscale maps were drawn by Sanborn between 1882 and 1962.

World Book

Presentation app includes Arts, Literature, Notable People, Parts of the World, Science & Technology, Society & Culture, Sports, and World History
Social Sciences   

World Book Online

Presentation app includes Arts, Literature, Notable People, Parts of the World, Science & Technology, Society & Culture, Sports, and World History

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas. Resources available in multiple formats

MAS Ultra

Full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, plus full text reference books, biographies, documents, and an Image Collection.

Middle Search Plus

Full text magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and historical essays. Includes a School Image Collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Newspaper Source

20 national & international newspapers and selected full text for more than 230 regional newspapers. TV and radio news transcripts – updated daily.

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