Online Research Tools

Whether researching a paper, investigating your personal history, or trying to fix your car, make these reliable educational sources your first stop. They are free to use with your library card.

*All research tools are accessible from both library computers and home computers.


Academic Research

Search for full-text journals and magazines from acclaimed scholarly resources.

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Explore Poetry & Drama

Electronic books of literature originally published in print from 1600 to now.

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Discover your family history with access to genealogy records. Only available in the library

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Biographies & Photos

Biographies, obituaries, and photos. Full text articles from biographical reference books.

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Full text business articles, research, and news from popular and scholarly business periodicals.

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Car Help

Exclusive photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, and more in one easy-to-use web site.


Health Information

Browse articles on health, fitness, and alternative medicine from medical reference books.


Journals & Newspapers

A variety of databases covering many topics where you can find full-text articles and citations.

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Gale Courses

A wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.


Environmental Info

Covers human impact on the environment, global warming, green building, pollution, and more.

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Medical Information

Scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.

DMV Practice Tests

Prepare for your drivers test with these free DMV practice tests.


Literary Research

Use this database to research authors, books, poems, and literary movements.


Learn Languages

Learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Mandarin, Greek, and more for free.


All-purpose Research

Search thousands of articles on a variety of topics and millions of photos, maps and flags.


Drug Information

Drug information, research, news, medical encyclopedia, and more.


Middle Schoolers

Perfect for finding articles or photos for a homework assignment or research paper.



Read articles from newspapers from all over the world. Also includes tv and radio news transcripts.


What to Read

Boundless tools including reviews, read-alikes, and book lists to help you decide what to read next.


Peer Reviewed Articles

Topics include American History, Psychology, Literature, Criminal Justice, Environmental Science and more.


Critical Thinking

Resources that present multiple sides of an issue to aid in developing strong arguments.

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Regional Business Info

Articles from business journals & newspapers covering metropolitan and rural areas.

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Historical Street Maps

Large scale street plans of Ohio neighborhoods from 1867-1970. Locate buildings and study growth of towns.

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Multiple Sciences

Ideal solution for schools, libraries & homework assignments. Broad range of scientific disciplines.


Science Research

Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs with full-text articles from hundreds of sources.

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Language Learning

Learn a new language using measurable outcomes. It contains 90+ languages.


Career Help

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs.

World Book Student

Organized so students can find information quickly and easily. Contains 40,000+ encyclopedia and reference articles.

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Kid’s Encyclopedia

For kids, English-language learners, & reluctant readers. Simple navigation & easy-to-read content.