Research & Reference

Academic Search Premier

Full text for scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals – including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

All EBSCO Databases

Select a single database for searching. Search multiple EBSCOhost resources at once.

Hobbies & Crafts Source

Explore Ohio

Find Ohio-focused websites  category or by county.

Home Improvement Source


Welcome to Ohio’s live online reference service, KnowItNow. Ask a librarian questions sorted by topic

Ohio History Central

An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society

Search the encyclopedia. Find magazine and newspaper articles. Learn about other countries. For grades 6-12.  

Very Short Introductions

A short introduction to Very Short Introductions:

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 ConsciousnessGame Theory to Ancient WarfarePrivacy to Islamic HistoryEconomics to Literary Theory.

World Book Online

Core reference collections; documents, selections, online reference books in major subject areas.