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Many of the Library's Reference Tools are available from your home or office computer. The databases below marked with a This item is only available from Library computers icon are only available at computer workstations located inside Library facilities. All others can be accessed remotely from outside the Library.

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Magazines, Journals, & Newspapers

   

EBSCOHost Magazine, Newspaper and Health Information
Magazine, Newspaper, Health & Academic Information

    Kids Search Magazines, Newspapers and the Encyclopedia
Magazines, Newspapers and the Encyclopedia


News Bank Search America's Newspapers
Search America's Newspapers
    Searchasaurus Magazine and Encyclopedia database for Children
Magazine and Encyclopedia
database for Children
   

Student Research Center Country information, radio scripts,
video, magazines & newspapers
Country information, radio scripts,
video, magazines & newspapers.
Searches can be limited by reading level.

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General References



World Book Encyclopedia Advanced
An advanced version of World Book Encyclopedia
offers searching primary sources, e-books, images, as well as encyclopedia articles
    World Book Kids
Designed with broad subject categories and offers activities
   
Librarians' Index of useful Internet sites
Librarians' Index of useful Internet sites
    Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Dictionary, Thesaurus,
Spanish-English & Medical terms


Ohio Web Library
A collection of various online publications and electronic resources
    Oxford Reference Online Language and subject dictionaries, maps and timelines
Language and subject dictionaries,
maps and timelines
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Art



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Auto Repair

    ALLDATA Pro
A comprehensive source of
auto diagnostic and repair information
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Biography

    Biographies Plus Illustrated
Biographies of historical and
current persons from around the world
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Businesses

    Business Source Premier
Full text coverage of all categories of business
    OSU Extension Services image
Small Business Fact Sheets
From OSU Extension Services
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Education



Free Application For Federal Student Aid
Free Application For Federal Student Aid


Interactive Online Practice Tests for Academic and Licensing Exams
Interactive Online Practice Tests
for Academic and Licensing Exams
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Genealogy


This item is only available from Library computers
Ancestry Library

The comprehensive source to Genealogy,
Family Trees, and Family History Records

Health

    EbscoHost Medical Databases
Research database for nursing
and medical information


Medline image
Medline
From the National Library of Medicine
Made available by EBSCO


Consumer Health Information
Consumer Health Information
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History

    Ohio History Central Online Encyclopedia
Ohio History Central Online Encyclopedia


OHS Databases, including military rosters and death certificate indexes
OHS Databases, including military rosters
and death certificate indexes

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps 1867-1970, Ohio
Maps from 1867-1970, Ohio
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Languages

    Mango Languages offers electronic step-by-step instruction in 12 different languages
Offers electronic step-by-step instruction in 12 different languages
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Literature



American and English Literature: Full-Text Collections
American and English Literature: Full-Text Collections


Novelist Plus reader's directory
Novelist Plus: Find a book by series, author, title or read-alike
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Movies



Internet Movie Database
Internet Movie Database
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Science



Facts on File: Science Online
Covers several different sciences and their individual subtopics


EBSCOHost GreenFILE
EBSCOHost database provides access to both periodicals and government documents concerning the environment and human interaction with it.
   

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