Online Reference Collection - Alphabetical View



Everything you want to know about books & authors. 

Academic Search Premier

Full text for scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals - covering nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more – from EBSCOhost. 

AHFS Consumer Medication Information  

Over 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets available in both English and Spanish, with more than 4,700 brand names. 

All EBSCOhost Databases  

Complete range of citation and full-text reference content available from the EBSCO publishing company. Individual database services are also listed separately. 

ALLDATA (Car Repair online database) - Education and Library Version (access - in library building only)

Alt. Health Watch  

Full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. 

American and English full text literature collections  

Electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible - originally published in print – produced by ProQuest / Chadwyck-Healey. 

Ancestry Online - IN LIBRARY  

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database. 

Biography Reference Bank  

Biographies, obituaries, and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased. Biographies Plus Illustrated contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference books published by H. W. Wilson, plus thousands of profiles licensed from other respected publishers; updated monthly. 

Business Source Premier  

Full text business articles, research, and news updated daily from EBSCOhost. 

Computer Source | EBSCO  

Full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications. 

Consumer Health Complete  

Full text journals, magazines, and reference books from EBSCOhost dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition – coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness. 

EBSCOhost eBooks  

Full digital text of selected books. 

Explora (Explora Primary Schools)

Explora (Explora Secondary Schools)

Explora (Explora Public Libraries)


Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. 

Health Source: Consumer Edition  

Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines. 

Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition  

Nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. 

Heritage Quest Online

Access more than 7.5 million pages of genealogical resources 

Literary Reference Center | EBSCOhost  

Full text of literary journals and respected literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. 

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

MAS Ultra - School Edition  

Full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, plus more than 360 full text reference books. 

MasterFILE Premier | (EBSCOhost)  

What is it? Full text for a wide variety of periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also contains full text for reference books, biographies, and primary source documents, and an image collection photos, map, and flags – updated daily from EBSCOhost.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends with information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. 

The Merk Manuals

The Manuals, known as the Merck Manuals in the United States and Canada and MSD Manuals outside the United States and Canada, are one of the world’s most widely used medical information resources. The Manuals have committed to making the best current medical information accessible by up to 3 billion health care professionals and patients on every continent by 2020.

Middle Search Plus | EBSCO  

Full text for more than 140 popular middle school magazines, over 84,000 biographies, over 105,000 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. 


Non-profit consumer health web site providing high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty from several Ohio universities. 

Newspaper Source | EBSCOhost  

Cover-to-cover full text for 20 national (U.S.) & international newspapers and selected full text for more than 230 regional (U.S.) newspapers, plus TV and radio news transcripts – updated daily. 


NoveList is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Ohio Death Certificate Index (1913-1944)  

Database containing death certificates of persons that died in Ohio from 1913-1937. 

Ohio Digital Library  

Provides ebooks, digital audiobooks, music and video. 

Ohio History Central || Online Encyclopedia  

An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society. 

Ohio Means Jobs Assessment and Training Center

Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook  

Project to bring together digital versions of historical collections from more than 330 archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums. Government Information & Services  

The official government website of the State of Ohio. 


Online database of publications from Ohio State University Extension Office; the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center; and the Agricultural Technical Institute. 

Points of View Reference Center  

Points of View Reference Center 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. 

Primary Search | EBSCO  

Full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research.

Professional Development Collection | EBSCO  

The most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection | EBSCO

The world's largest full text psychology database offering full text coverage for nearly 400 journals. 

Regional Business News | EBSCOhost  

Full text for articles from over 75 business journals, newspapers, and newswires, covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States, from EBSCOhost. 

Religion and Philosophy Collection | EBSCO  

An essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. 

Salem Press

Online access to award winning-content. Description for alphabetical view: fully searchable digital copies of the encyclopedias: The 50 States, Magill's Medical Guide 7th ed., Addictions and Substance Abuse. Must log in with Library Card Number to access.  

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps  

Large scale street plans – including building outlines, property boundaries, and building use - produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company from 1867 to 1970 

Science Online  

The award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. An ideal science solution for schools, libraries and homework assignments. 

Science Reference Center  

Topics covered in Science Reference Center 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. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. 

Sociological Collection  

Offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.

Standard & Poors NetAdvantage

Includes Standard & Poor's Bond Guide, Corporation Records, Dividend Record, Earnings Guide, Industry Surveys, Mutual Fund Reports, The Outlook, Standard & Poor's Register, Stock Guide, and Standard & Poor's Stock Reports.

U.S. Government Printing Office  

The Federal Government’s online resource for the official information products of the U.S. Government. 

Vocational and Career Collection | EBSCO  

Full text coverage for nearly 340 trade and industry-related periodicals.

Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success  

Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training. This interactive, self-paced learning approach allows job seekers to learn at their convenience. The intuitive platform provides the backbone students and all job seekers need to succeed in the modern workplace. 

World Book Academic  

Academic World Book is a comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, ebook, and primary source databases integrated in a single search. 

World Book Early World of Learning  

Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. 

World Book Hispanica  

This comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia includes more than 100,000 articles, more than 8,500 images and maps, and nearly 1,000 videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media. 

World Book Kids  

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and curricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instuctions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework. 

World Book Online  

Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work. 

World Book Spanish  

This is part of World Book Online Reference Center that is a Spanish-Language encyclopedia called Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. It contains 2,200 articles and more than 600 illustrations. 






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