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Explora Primary Schools (EBSCO)
Designed with students and educators in grades K through 5 in mind, Explora Primary Schools provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up facts for class projects or homework.
Explora Public Libraries (EBSCO)
Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories.
Explora Secondary Schools (EBSCO)
Designed with students and educators in grades 6 through 12 in mind, Explora Secondary Schools provides a far better alternative to websites and search engines for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.
Fake News, Misinformation & Propaganda (website)
Check the resources linked here to learn how to detect fact news and become media smart.
Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) (Gale)
This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Gale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits)
A database for students in grades K-5, it covers geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, health, sports, and more.
Ohio’s PreK-12 Digital Library collection of online resources for teachers, parents and children aged 3 through 12th grade, arranged by age and grade level.
ISearch lets you search nearly all INFOhio resources from a single search box.
Age-appropriate, librarian-selected websites that support Ohio’s Learning Standards. Helps students with homework and school research.
Lincoln Library Online (FactCite)
For grades K-12, this resource provides information on many subjects, including biography, history, mythology, science, and more.
MAS Ultra – School Edition (EBSCO)
Designed specifically for high school, this database contains full text of nearly high school magazines, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of photos, maps & flags, color PDFs.
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)
Middle Search Plus provides full text of middle school magazines, biographies, and primary source documents, plus a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.
Ohio Web Library
Access to the statewide collection of online resources organized into various categories.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context (Gale)
Opposing Viewpoints contains nearly 5,000 current social topics in the forms of primary source documents, statistics, websites and multimedia.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias (Oxford)
The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
Essays, articles and news items presenting multiple sides of current or controversial issues.
This current events database allows students and researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
Very Short Introductions (Oxford)
The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to Consciousness, Game Theory to Ancient Warfare, Privacy to Islamic History, Economics to Literary Theory.
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
World Book Advanced
A powerful reference tool designed for high school student that includes an encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.
World Book Student
Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, it includes all articles from the print versions of the World Book, plus additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.