General reference

Access dictionaries, encyclopedia, and more general reference sources.

Britannica Library

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Includes all of the text of the print set, plus thousands of additional articles, digital images, Internet links tied directly to the articles, statistics for over 190 nations through World Data Analy Read more...

Credo Reference

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Whether you're looking for facts, words, concepts, people, places or sayings, Credo Reference is a great place to start your search. Read more...

Credo Reference: Bilingual Dictionaries

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Numerous bilingual dictionaries are available in the Credo Reference digital reference library, including French, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Portuguese and Spanish.

Credo Reference: Dictionaries

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Numerous general reference dictionaries, two thesauri and a crossword solver are available through Credo Reference.

Credo Reference: Encyclopedias

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Several general reference encyclopedias are available through Credo Reference, including Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Crystal Reference Encyclopedia, Philip's Encyclopedia, Read more...

Credo Reference: Language

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Dozens of specialized language dictionaries and reference works are available through Credo Reference, covering linguistics and phonetics, idioms, phrases, fables, euphemisms, rhyming and more.

EBSCOhost Research Databases

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This suite of databases from EBSCOhost includes a wide variety of topics and solid, full-text, authoritative resources for researchers from elementary school through professional level. Read more...

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

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Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries from EBSCOhost. Searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Read more...

MasterFILE Premier

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MasterFILE Premier provides full text for nearly 1,850 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals. Read more...

Merriam Webster's Unabridged Dictionary Online

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One of the most popular English language dictionaries is available online and completely searchable. Features include sample illustrations, etymologies, quotations, and over 250,000 main entries.

Ohio Web Library

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Simultaneously search any or all of the Ohio Web Library statewide information databases from a single intuitive interface.

Oxford English Dictionary

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The Oxford English Dictionary Online contains the complete text of the 20 volume print set, making it one of the most comprehensive online guides to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of English Read more...

Proquest Research Library

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Proquest Research Library is a periodical database that provides access to thousands of magazines, scholarly journals and newspapers. Read more...

World Book Online

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The online version of World Book Encyclopedia offers more than 25,000 articles suited for grades 4-12 and adults. Read more...

WorldCat (OCLC)

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This huge world-wide database of library materials provides records of any type of material cataloged and held by OCLC member libraries. Read more...