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Academic Search PremierAcademic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database providing full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including peer-reviewed journals with PDF backfiles to 1975 or further. 

Auto Repair, Home Improvement, Hobbies & Entertainment GatewayAuto Repair, Home Improvement, Hobbies & Entertainment Gateway
Find here the many resources - databases, ebooks & websites - which will help you with your home improvement projects, recreational hobbies, and entertainment pursuits.
Chronicling America: Historic American NewspapersChronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
This website allows you to search and view pages from historic American newspapers 1880-1922 and to find information about American newspapers published between 1690 and the present. It includes coverage of an early Mahoning County newspaper published in Canfield, Ohio--the Mahoning Dispatch. Click here for help to get started.
Culinary Arts CollectionCulinary Arts Collection
A smorgasbord of recipes, restaurant reviews, and practical cooking information awaits recreational cooks and professional chefs alike with the Culinary Arts Collection. From popular recipes and weight management to catering experience, the Culinary Arts Collection provides cooks with instructions and articles from more than 300 major cooking and nutrition magazines. So, go ahead — serve up something fast, fresh and new.
EBSCOhost DatabasesEBSCOhost Databases
EBSCOhost is the portal to a number of databases that provide full text articles from magazines, newspapers, reference books, and more in various disciplines.  Database focus varies from general/popular to academic and from grade school level to college/professional level.  An all-in-one resource.
Fold3Fold3 (formerly Footnote) In Library Access 
Combining original historical documents with social networking to create a truly unique experience involving the stories of our past, this database features documents, historical newspapers, naturalization information and much more. More than just an online repository for original documents, Fold3 supports a community of people who are passionate about history and genealogy. The online help section is very robust and provides many suggestions for making the most of your online visit.
Gale PowerSearchGale PowerSearch 2.0
Simultaneously search: Gale Virtual Reference Library, General OneFile, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center and InfoTrac Small Busines Collection. You can create an account, create search alerts and RSS feeds, download audio versions of articles in MP3 format, translate articles into 11 languages, and much more. Click here for the PowerSearch Help Page where you will find PowerSearch online tutorials, tip sheets and user guides.
Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture CollectionGardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection
Put down some new roots with the Gardening, Landscaping & Horticulture Collection. Weekend and master gardeners will find everything from practical applications to the latest scientific theories of horticulture studies in one convenient location. From inspirational to instructional, the Gardening, Landscaping & Horticulture Collection provides gardeners with everything from how to create floral arrangements to easy-to-use landscape design tips and more.
General One FileGeneral OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics across all subject disciplines. Millions of full-text articles. Updated daily.
Global Issues in ContextGlobal Issues in Context
This database offers users a balanced assortment of articles, reference materials, original documents, video, audio, maps, images, statistics and more to support their quest for current, authoritative and reliable information on the nations and peoples of the world.
HelpNowlogoHelpNow (Brainfuse)
Free live, online homework help for students from kindergarten to Adult Learners. Certified tutors are available from 3 pm to Midnight to help you with math, science, social studies, writing, Spanish, and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available. Any time of day, you can take practice tests, study flashcards, hold a study group online, and create and share movie-like notes and ideas.
Home Improvement CollectionHome Improvement Collection
Even the smallest home project can be daunting, but with the Home Improvement Collection, do-it-yourselfers and professional carpenters can put their projects on a solid foundation. The Home Improvement Collection offers more than 200 major titles, with topics ranging from basic home maintenance, decoration, and interior/exterior painting to zoning requirements, project management tips, and tool and material selection.
Homework Help GatewayHomework Help Gateway
Find here the many educational resources - databases, ebooks, & websites - which will help for any and all homework assignments.
Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure CollectionHospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection
The curious traveler will find a wealth of information for planning their next trip in the Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection, from state parks to tips on planning a vacation. Have instant access to a full library of Fodor's travel guides, information on luxurious resorts, popular tourist attractions, geographic facts, great restaurants, and more. And with access to more than 500 hospitality industry journals, the Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection allows hospitality professionals to study all areas of their industry, from cultural aspects of travel and leisure to the economic impact of tourism and more.
The "student voice of youngstown state university since 1931."  You can now search and view the entire archives of this student newspaper online.
JSTOR Early Journal ContentJSTOR Early Journal Content
This resource provides free full-text access to nearly 500,000 public domain journal articles. These are articles published in the United States before 1920 and published internationally prior to 1870. Click here to learn more and to find links to available content by discipline or by title. Click here to view a tutorial.
Library Periodical HoldingsLibrary Periodical Holdings
List of all magazines and newspapers owned by the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County.  It shows what format the periodical is available as - print, microfilm, microfiche, or online - and which libraries have subscriptions.  It also indicates some of the databases which index each periodical.
as Ultra - School EditionMAS Ultra - School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS [Magazine Article Summaries] Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.  All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).
MasterFile PremierMasterFile Premier (EBSCO)
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 2,000 general reference publications. It also includes full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Metro MonthlyMetro Monthly Archive
This database provides browsing-only access to past issues of the Metro Monthly and links to the publication's current website and blog.
National Geographic KidsNational Geographic Kids
Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

National Geographic Virtual LibraryNational Geographic Virtual Library
This resource brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue from 1888 to the present — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.  National Geographic supports research needs from high school homework to background for recreational travelers and now there’s an easier way to offer these remarkable images and articles in a cross-searchable platform that fits the way today’s students and patrons conduct their research.

New York Times ArchivesNew York Times Archives (1851-Present)
Search the entire archives of the New York Times. Articles from 1851-1980 are available in pdf format (1851-1922 are free) and articles from 1981-present are available as full-text (1987-present are free). Main Library has the New York Times on microfilm from September 1851 to the present.
Newspaper SourceNewspaper Source
Providing selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and more than 200 regional U.S. newspapers, this database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts.
Opposing ViewOpposing Viewpoints In Context
Continuously updated and providing contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues and controversies, this database is a portal to articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites. Click here for a tutorial.
Points of View Reference CenterPoints of View Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
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. 
Regional Business NewsRegional Business News (EBSCO)
This database is updated daily and provides comprehensive full text coverage for 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Science Reference CenterScience Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
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 articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. It is designed to meet every student researchers needs as it contains full text of hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.
Student Research CenterStudent Research Center (EBSCO)
Provides access to full-text magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, essays, primary source documents, as well as photographs, maps, and other graphics from EBSCO databases geared to students in grades 6-12. Click
for a tutorial on Student Research Center.
Student Resources In ContextStudent Resources In Context
Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.  The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Topic SearchTOPICsearch
In using this database, teachers, librarians and student researchers can explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.  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.
U.S. History in ContextU.S. History In Context
A portal to hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Reference book content, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, links to vetted websites, timelines and chronologies are included. Click here to check out a guided tutorial.
World History In ContextWorld History In Context
A portal database to the most significant people, events and topics in World History that includes full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.  Click here for a guided tutorial.
World Vital Records (My Heritage)World Vital Records (MyHeritage)
A massive library provided by MyHeritage with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and 28 million family trees. Access key collections: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and world collections.
Zinio Zinio
Streaming Magazines with Zinio. Full digital copies of favorite magazines are now available. PLYMC cardholders can choose from about 140 magazine titles with no waiting or checkout periods.  Click here for a how-to user guide.  Click here for a video tutorial.