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Online Research Resources         

[Authors, Books & Literature]  [Biography, Genealogy & History]  [Business & Investment]  [Careers, Jobs & Adult Learning]  [Education & Homework]  [Geography & Maps]  [Health & Medical]  [Magazines & Newspapers]  [Motor Vehicle Repair & Small Engine Repair]  [Ohio Revised Code & Legal Forms]  [Science]

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  Online Research Resources Provided Through Your Library:

 

Authors, Books, & Literature

American and English Literature Full-Text Literature Collections (Ohio Web Library)     USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.

 

Literature Criticism Online     USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Find critical essays and commentary on tens of thousands of literary works. Search by author, title, keyword, subject, date range, etc.

 

Literary Reference Center (Ohio Web Library)   USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Content includes thousands of plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, and author interviews.

 

NoveList K-8 Plus   USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

 

Novelist Plus  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction.  NoveList Plus will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

 
Something About the Author Online  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Includes thousands of illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and illustrators; ideal for teachers, librarians, professors, students, and other researchers of children's and young adult literature.

 

 

Biography, Genealogy & History

Access Newspaper ARCHIVE (in-library use only)  USE IN LIBRARY 

Search newspaper pages from 1607 to present, by keyword, date, etc. Note: this resource does not include the Warren Tribune Chronicle. There currently is no digital access available for that newspaper.

 

American History in Video  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! Searchable video collection of commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. Over 5000 video titles may be viewed.


Ancestry: Library Edition (In-library use only)  USE IN LIBRARY

Library Staff favorite! Search census data, vital records, directories, immigration records, family histories, military records, photos, etc.

 

Biography Reference Bank (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Biographies, obituaries, and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased.

 

Genealogy Connect/ Immigration Bundle  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! Gale Genealogy Connect: Immigration Bundle enables researchers to search over 190 reference books on immigrants of every background.

 

Heritage Quest Online  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! Search U.S. Census records; Periodical Source Index (PERSI)Archive; Revolutionary War records, and more.

 

Local History & Genealogy Center Digitized Resources link

Indexes to local marriages, adoptions, etc; link to Tornado Memory Project, and more.

 

Local History & Genealogy Center Helpful Websites link

 Links to websites for genealogy and/or local history research.

  

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (Ohio Web Library)   USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962.

 

Trumbull Memory Project: Library  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Staff favorite! Search and view an online archive of photographs, postcards, illustrations and documents celebrating the history of Trumbull County, Ohio.

 

 

Business & Investment

AtoZDatabases Business & Marketing Reference  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Search 30 million business and executive listings; search 200 million residential listings; search job leads; create mailing lists. Email, download, or print results.

 

Business Source Premier (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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

 

Morningstar Investment Research Center  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Investment research database featuring data and analysis on over 11,000 international and domestic stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and more than 800 exchange traded funds.

 

Regional Business News (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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

 

 

Careers, Jobs & Adult Learning

Learning Express Library (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! Interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic and licensing tests. Create your own personalized and private account to track your progress. Includes GED practice tests; PRAXIS; ASVAB; and more.

 

Ohio Means Jobs  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Search job openings; post a resume; post job openings; and more.

 

Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants, & Loans  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Information on sources of education-related financial aid from private organizations and companies. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

 

Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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.

 

 

Education & Homework

Explore Ohio (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Find Ohio-focused websites by category or by county.

 

Kids Search (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Research tool for middle-school and elementary-age students.

 

Learning Express Library (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! Interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on academic and licensing tests. Create your own personalized and private account to track your progress. Includes GED practice tests; PRAXIS; ASVAB; and more.

 

KnowItNow 24x7  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Online reference service for the citizens and residents of Ohio brought to you by the State Library of Ohio and libraries throughout the state. Professional librarians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to answer your reference questions and to assist you in finding information.

 

Ohio Web Library  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Databases provided by the Ohio Web Library to all Ohio residents. You may be asked to enter your zip code and/or your local public library card number before entering. (click on "Resources" tab within Ohio Web Library to search specific databases)

 

Points of View (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Research topics, each with an overview, point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). 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.

 

Searchasuarus (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Research tool for elementary age students from EBSCOhost.

 

Student Research Center (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Student research tool for grades 6 through 12 from EBSCOhost.

 

World Book Encyclopedia (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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 for Kids (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Designed especially for younger users, English-language learners, and reluctant readers. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read content, bright colors, and a graphical design.

 

World Book Hispanica (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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

 

 

Geography & Maps

AtoZ the USA  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

U.S. state reports and articles; royalty-free image collections of flags, vintage postcards, panoramic photos, license plates, and much more. Map collections include thousands of modern and antique maps, and dozens of other categories feature data on geography, government, history, and society and culture.

 

 

Health & Medical

Consumer Health Complete (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Full text journals, magazines, and reference books dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition.

 

Medline Plus (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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

 

NetWellness (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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

 

 

Magazines; Newspapers

Access Newspaper ARCHIVE (in-library use only)  USE IN LIBRARY

Search newspaper pages from 1607 to present, by keyword, date, etc. Note: this resource does not include the Warren Tribune Chronicle. There currently is no digital access available for that newspaper.

 

Cleveland Plain Dealer  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Gives access to the Plain Dealer e-edition on ANY platform: desktop, laptop, Kindle Fire, iPhone, Android smartphone, iPad or Android tablet.

 

EBSCOHost (includes all of the following EBSCOhost magazine databases; each can also be searched individually within EBSCOhost or Ohio Web Library) :

 

Academic Search Premier   USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

AHFS Consumer Medication Information   USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME 

 

Alt HealthWatch  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Business Source Premier  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Computer Source  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Consumer Reports  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

ERIC  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

GreenFILE  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Health Source Consumer Edition  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

MAS Ultra – School Edition  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

MasterFILE Premier  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Middle Search Plus  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Newspaper Source  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Primary Search  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Professional Development Collection  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Regional Business News  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Religion & Philosophy Collection  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

  

Sociological Collection  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

TOPICSearch  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

Vocational Career Collection  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

 

 

Motor Vehicle Repair & Small Engine Repair

Chilton Library  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Library Staff favorite! Obtain vehicle specific information on repair procedures; Technical Service Bulletins/Recalls; vehicle specific maintenance schedules; and more.

 

Small Engine Repair Reference Center  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Repair procedures, diagrams, and more derived from Clymer repair manuals for motorcycles, ATV's, boat motors; personal watercraft, snowmobiles; tractors, snow blowers, lawn mowers, generators, and more.

 

 

Ohio Revised Code; Legal Forms

LawChek for Libraries (in-library use only)  USE IN LIBRARY

Covers eleven areas of law: Bankruptcy, Contracts, Corporations, Criminal Law, Domestic/Family Law, Education, Intellectual Properties (Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks), Landlord/Tenant, Real Estate, Trial/Litigation, and Wills/Estates.


LAWriter  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Full-text of the current Ohio Revised Code & Ohio Administrative Code.

 

 

Science

Ohioline (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

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

 

Facts on File Science Online (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Find science experiments; videos; articles; biographies; etc. on a wide range of science disciplines.

 

Science Reference Center (Ohio Web Library)  USE IN LIBRARY   |   USE AT HOME

Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

 

 

[Authors, Books & Literature]  [Biography, Genealogy & History]  [Business & Investment]  [Careers, Jobs & Adult Learning]  [Education & Homework]  [Geography & Maps]  [Health & Medical]  [Magazines & Newspapers]  [Motor Vehicle Repair & Small Engine Repair]  [Ohio Revised Code & Legal Forms]  [Science]