Research Databases

Academic Search Premier screen shop Academic Search Premiere

A popular resource found in many scholarly settings worldwide, Academic Search Premier is a leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.

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American and British Literature screen shot American and British Literature Collection

The American & English Literature Collection contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.

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Biography Reference Bank screen shot Biography Reference Bank

This biographical database offers the in-depth profiles from Current Biography and World Authors, the periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides full-text articles, images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.

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ERIC database screen shot ERIC

ERIC is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential too for education researchers of all kinds.

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Explora Explora

A trustworthy environment for students and educators in grades K through 5 to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Health source: Nursing screen shot Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators with access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.

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Kids Infobits screen shot Kids Infobits

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

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MAS Ultra School Edition screen shot MAS Ultra-School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

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Middle Search Plus screen shot Middle Search Plus

Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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Ohio Web Library Screenshot Ohio Web Library

These online research resources are provided by Ohio libraries to all Ohio residents.

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Points of View Reference Center screen shot Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection screen shot Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

This full-text database is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection screen shot Religion and Philosophy Collection

This database is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a full-text source of content pertaining to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy.

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Science reference center screen shot Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

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Transparent Language Online Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online for Libraries is the most complete language-learning system available anywhere. Users have unlimited access to more than 120 languages, with lessons and course materials designed to build listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. 

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Very Short Introductions screen shot Very Short Introductions

Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. 

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Vocational and Career Collection screen shot Vocational and Career Collection

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

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What Tree is it? screen shot What Tree is it?

We will use just two of the parts of trees, leaves and fruit, to identify the common trees of Ohio. Then, after you learn the tree’s name, you can read facts about your tree, or you can bypass the keys and go directly to the tree by name.

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What's That Snake? What's That Snake?

This program includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio. Of these 30 kinds of snakes only three are poisonous and dangerous to people and domestic animals. 

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What's The Point? Screen shot What's The Point?

Welcome to What's The Point?, a program designed to help users identify flint artifacts.

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World Book screen shot World Book

Fascinate student researchers with thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum. Contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices.

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Early world of learning database screen shot World Book Early World of Learning

Emergent learners will engage in an interactive and playful environment that encourages reading comprehension and mastery of phonetic skills. Early World of Learning is full of stories, videos, songs, and games to provide a firm foundation for 21st-century learning and digital citizenship.

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World book kids screen shot World Book Kids

With thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies, World Book Kids is designed to encourage the young learner to be curious. The carefully curated content also supports STEM/STEAM instructional initiatives.

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World Book Spanish screen shot World Book Spanish

Fascinate student researchers with thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum written in the Spanish language. This resource contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices.

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