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EBSCOhost All Databases
An all-in-one resource, 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.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Educational Resource Information Center database contains citations and abstracts from education-related journals, as well as full text of digests and clearinghouse documents.
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.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO)
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Directory Library (Gale)
A database of specialized directories on companies, publishers, associations, media and more. Because each library system creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different library systems.
Gale in Context: Middle School – Access from Home March-June 2020
Providing age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more, students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through June 2020.
Gale in Context: High School – Access from Home March-June 2020
Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through June 2020.
Gale in Context: College – Access from Home March-June 2020
Offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. During the Coronavirus crisis, the vendor is allowing statewide home access now through June 2020.
Gale PowerSearch 2.0 (Gale)
Simultaneously search Gale resources subscribed to by the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County: Gale eBooks, Opposing Viewpoints in Context and Small Business Resource Center and more.
Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) (Gale)
This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
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.
Kids InfoBits (Gale)
A database for students in grades K-5, it covers geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, health, sports, and more.
Lincoln Library Online (FactCite)
For grades K-12, this resource provides information on many subjects, including biography, history, mythology, science, and more.
Ohio Web Library
Access to the statewide collection of online resources organized into various categories.
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.
Provides online, searchable access to the full text of a variety of Grey House, H.W. Wilson, and Salem Press titles owned by the Library, in the following subjects: Health, History, Literature, and Science.
Current time worldwide, and online and printable calendars for any month and year, holidays worldwide, moon phases, and more.
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 Timelines
Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history.