Research tools for students

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American Decades

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American Decades is a cross-disciplinary source for middle- and high-school students, teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need a single, consistent reference to document and analyz Read more...

American Revolution Reference Library

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With biographies, primary sources and an almanac with timelines and key events, students will find all the information they need for reports and class assignments on the Revolutionary War period in ac Read more...

Biography in Context

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Formerly known as Biography Resource Center, this database combines information from Gale's biographical reference books to provide biographies of contemporary and historical figures worldwide. Read more...

Britannica Library for Children

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Britannica Library for Children provides the trusted name and information people have come to expect from Encyclopedia Britannica in a kid-friendly format. Read more...

Britannica Library for Young Adults

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Britannica Library for Young Adults provides the trusted name and information people have come to expect from Encyclopedia Britannica in a format designed for middle- and high-school students. Read more...

CultureGrams World Edition

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CultureGrams World Edition provides cultural and historical information for the world's nations. Read more...

Daily Life Through History

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Daily Life Through History offers essays and images that depict and analyze the daily life of cultures around the world. Read more...

Digital Downloads for Teens

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Digital Downloads for Teens offers access to thousands of online audio, print and video titles. Read more...

Driving-Tests.org

Driving-Tests.org provides both information and numerous practice tests or driver's license exams in Ohio. Read more...

eLibrary

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eLibrary is a user-friendly general reference that provides a multimedia introduction to internet research for novices, including middle and high school students. Read more...

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia

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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia is the online version of the acclaimed encyclopedia of the same name, considered to be one of the best reference works on animals ever published. Read more...

History Research Center

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From Infobase Facts on File, this search tool allows you to search multiple history databases all at once; includes access to on African-American History, American History and American Indian History.

LearningExpress Library

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Learning Express Library (Learn A Test) provides practice tests, review materials and scoring for many academic and occupational standardized tests, including ACT, SAT, Civil Service Exam, ASVAB, GED, Read more...

Literature Resource Center

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Designed to meet the research needs of undergraduate and high school students, the Literature Resource Center from Gale provides access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors Read more...

Mango Languages

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Self-directed language instruction in dozens of modern and ancient languages is available through Mango Languages. Read more...

MAS Ultra - School Edition

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This comprehensive database designed for high school students contains full-text articles from magazines, biographies and reference books as well as primary source documents, photos, maps and flags.

Middle Search Plus

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Middle Search Plus from EBSCOhost supports middle school students with full-text articles from magazines as well as historical and biographical essays. Read more...

National Geographic Magazine Archive

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National Geographic presents online the complete archive of the magazine, from its start in 1888 to 6 weeks ago. Read more...

NoveList

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If you're looking for a good book to read, try this recommendation database. Read more...

NoveList K-8

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Discover popular books for young readers here! Browse hundreds of theme-oriented book lists for readers at all grade levels. Read more...

Ohio As America

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Ohio as America is an interactive electronic textbook resource for fourth- and eighth-grade social studies, designed to align with Ohio's New Learning Standards for Social Studies. Read more...

Opposing Viewpoints

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Opposing Viewpoints from Gale draws on the social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, along with other reference resources, to provide extensive information on social issues. Read more...

Points of View

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Providing a balance of materials from multiple viewpoints, Points of View Reference Center from EBSCOhost includes more than 1,300 essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political s Read more...

Science Online

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Science Online provides comprehensive coverage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) topics from Facts on File print and online resources. Read more...

Science Reference Center

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Science Reference Center from EBSCOhost contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources, covering topics such as biology, chemistry, earth and Read more...

Student Research Center

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Student Research Center from EBSCOhost makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Read more...

TOPICsearch

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This current events database from EBSCOhost allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.

TumbleBookCloud

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TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-along titles for middle and high school students featuring text and audio narration on selected titles. Read more...

World Book Online

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

World Data Analyst

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World Data Analyst, from Encyclopædia Britannica, provides overviews of the world's countries, including snapshots of their current politics, religious life, economic life and population. Read more...