General Resources

Britannica ImageQuest
This database provides access to more than two million images on every subject imaginable which have all been rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use.

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.

ERIC (EBSCO)
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.

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 PowerSearch 2.0 (Gale)
Simultaneously search Gale resources subscribed to by Youngstown Public Library: Gale Virtual Reference Library, National Geographic Virtual Library, Opposing Viewpoints in Context and Small Business Resource Center and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale)
This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

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
This looks at groups of databases in categories you select and returns results in a few seconds.

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.

Salem Online
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.

TimeandDate.com (website)
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.

World Book
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.