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African-American History Online
Explore African-American history and culture through images, biographies, primary sources, maps, graphs and timelines.
AtoZ World Culture
Find information on world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more.
Biography in Context
Biography in Context contains more than 600,000 biographies covering newsmakers and historical figures.
Scholastic BookFlix pairs video storybooks with nonfiction eBooks. We recommend using Chrome or Firefox.
Citation Help from OSU Libraries
Help on a variety of citation styles, including a citation builder.
Get information on U.S. States and countries of the world - history, customs, recipes, maps and more.
EBSCOhost - Articles
Full-text articles or abstracts from thousands of magazines, newspapers and journals.
Explora for Primary Students
Student research tool for grades K through 5.
Explora for Public Libraries
Find articles, essays and primary source documents on a variety of popular topics with easy-to-browse categories.
Explora for Secondary Students
Student research tool for grades 6 through 12.
History in Context - U.S.
Reference and multimedia content, plus primary sources, about key events and people in U.S. history.
History in Context - World
Reference and multimedia content, plus primary sources, about world history.
Provides age-appropriate content on topics including animals, arts, geography, social studies, technology and more.
Literary Reference Center
Information on thousands of authors and their works including plot summaries, criticisms, author biographies and much more.
Discover and research thousands of literary works, movements, authors and literature criticism essays.
Literature Reference Library
Virtual reference library of eBooks on novels, poetry, drama and other types of literature for students.
Self-directed language instruction for 71 languages.
OhioMeansJobs Assessments & Training
Access Learning Express to take online courses for job skills, GED, ACT, citizenship and more.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Information “for” and “against” a wide variety of social issues.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on a range of topics.
Points of View Reference Center
Essays from newspapers and magazines, transcripts and other resources that present multiple sides of an issue.
Science Reference Center
Full-text articles from science magazines, journals and reference books, with a vast collection of images.
Testing & Education Reference Center
Information on colleges, technical schools, entrance exams, career certifications and more for students and job seekers.
Transparent Language Online
Language-learning platform offering instruction on over 100 different languages.
Improve reading and build knowledge with this multimedia resource.
Animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.
Very Short Introductions
Discover a new topic or subject with these introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.
World Book Advanced
Includes encyclopedia, multimedia, eBook and primary source databases via a single search.
World Book Early World of Learning
Contains three learning environments for young learners in early elementary grades.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Thousands of articles, illustrations and maps for Spanish-speaking students.
World Book Hispánica Saber
Articles, images and maps, videos and more for native Spanish speakers.
World Book Kids
Thousands of articles, images and illustrations, teacher resources and more.
World Book Student
Articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas and much more.