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  • Business Leader Profiles for Students 

    Gale Virtual Reference Library - Covers 350 prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to business and industry. Profiles range from 1,250 to 2,500 words in length.

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  • CultureGrams 

    CultureGrams Online Database links you to all CultureGrams editions, including World, Kids, Provinces, and States material. This resource includes: worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, and a recipe collection that offers five homegrown recipes from all countries in the database. Plus, sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective.

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  • EBSCOhost Databases (All)

    Academic Search Premier, Alt Health Watch, Business Source Premier, Computer Source: Consume Edition, ERIC, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing & Academic, MAS FullTEXT Ultra, MasterFILE Premier, MEDLINE, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Primary Search, Professional Development Collection, Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection, Religion & Philosophy Collection, Sociological Collection and Vocational Search & Career Collection.

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  • Fact Monster

    Find all kinds of facts and information, play games, or take fun quizzes.

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  • Internet Public Library for Kids

    Visit this site for links to homework help, as well as sites for reading, personal interests, and fun.

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  • Kids Search

    Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-6. Kids Search makes it easier for students to look for their subjects of interest by automatically searching across all applicable databases simultaneously. Important features and functionality of Kids Search include a completely new, visually appealing look and feel; the ability to search by topic, subtopic, or keywords; simultaneous searching across all subscribed databases; the ability to sort results by relevance, as well as by date; the option of filtering search results by source type; and the ability to add search results, images, or persistent links to searches to the folder.

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  • Kids.gov

    Explore, learn, and have fun at the official kids` portal for the U.S. government. This site offers links to lots of government and other kids` sites, grouped by age and subject.

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  • KnowItNow

    KnowItNow24x7, the place on the Web where Ohioans can get live help from a librarian for finding resources for homework or research on any topic, suggestions for good books to read, or answers to satisfy their general curiosity.

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  • Mango Languages

    This resource offers courses in 12 different languages. Each lesson uses real-life situations and dialog to teach actual conversation skills. There are 100 lessons per language covering beginning topics such as introductions, travel, and seeking assistance. Lessons are self-paced and include some grammar and cultural notes. The use of Mango requires Adobe Flash Player 9.

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  • MAS Ultra – School Edition 

    Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 500 full text pamphlets, more than 350 full text reference books, 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

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  • MasterFILE Premier 

    Full text articles from nearly 1,800 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,700 periodicals. Full text back files go as far back as January of 1990, while indexing and abstracts back files go as far back as January of 1984. Updated daily.

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  • Middle Search Plus 

    Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and junior high school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

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  • Nonfiction Classics for Students 

    Gale Virtual Reference Library - Provides in-depth literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs in a streamlined, easy-to-use format. Covering 15-20 works per volume, this reference series gives high school and undergraduate students an ideal starting point for class assignments, term papers, and special projects.

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  • Ohio History Central

    Ohio History Central is an evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history, prehistory, and history. Ohio History Central is perfect for anyone wanting to learn more about Ohio.

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  • Points of View Reference Center 

    This reference contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it 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. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. This database provides the basis from which students can develop persuasive arguments and essays on multiple sides of an issue, better understand controversial issues, and help to develop analytical thinking skills.

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  • Science Online 

    Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

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  • Science Reference Center 

    This wide range of topics (biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife) satisfies the demand for standards-based content and provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. It is designed to meet student researchers’ needs, with full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

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  • Searchasaurus 

    Research tool for elementary age students from EBSCOhost.

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  • Student Research Center

    EBSCO`s Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

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  • TOPICsearch 

    This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today`s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 102,800 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.

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  • World Book Kids 

    Intended for grades K-8, World Book Kids is a fun and interactive way to introduce younger students to the world of online learning. Searching is simple and can be done by keyword or by choosing a general subject that breaks down into specific topics. The encyclopedia also provides images, diagrams, maps and activities tied to national curriculum standards.

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  • World Book Students

    World Book Encyclopedia articles form the foundation of this expansive reference database that includes the World Book Dictionary, the World Book Atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected websites, correlations to state and provincial curriculum standards, and much more.

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