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Biography Reference Bank

H. W. Wilson's collection of 95,000+ biographies from over 50 reference titles, thousands of biographical magazine articles, and over 20,000 printable images. Search by name, profession, ethnic background, place of birth, and more.

Explora Primary Schools (K-5)
Explora provides easy-to-use features that link you to a variety of content from the world leaders in magazines and reference materials. The content provided covers thousands of topics such as animals, biographies, business, government, current issues, geography, history, science, and math just to name a few.

Explora Secondary Schools (6-12)
Explora provides easy-to-use features that link you to a variety of content from the world leaders in magazines and reference materials. The content provided covers thousands of topics such as animals, biographies, business, government, current issues, geography, history, science, and math just to name a few.

Explore Ohio | OPLIN
A collection of over 12,000 websites about all things Ohio.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Thousands of trusted, authoritative reference eBooks on virtually any subject are available 24/7.

Literary Reference Center
Find full text articles from literary journals and respected literary reference works containing plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. You may research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest, or learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

Ohio History Central || Online Encyclopedia

Points of View
This database contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.

Science Online

Science Reference Center
Topics covered in this resource include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

Transparent Language Online
Learn to read, speak, and write over 100 different languages.  Transparent Language Online uses self-paced lessons and games to teach language in a fun, low stress way. 

TOPICsearch
TOPICsearch contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO's unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Vocational and Career Collection
Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.

What Tree is it? Ohio Tree Identification

What’s that Snake? Ohio Snake Identification

What’s the Point? Ohio Arrowhead Identification

World Book

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