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Citation Help from OSU Libraries

Help on a variety of citation styles, including a citation builder.

EBSCOhost – Articles

Full-text articles or abstracts from thousands of magazines, newspapers and journals.

Elementary in Context

Provides age-appropriate content on topics including animals, arts, geography, social studies, technology and more.

Explora for Primary Students

Student research tool with news, magazines and encyclopedia articles for grades K-5.

Explora for Public Libraries

Find articles, essays and primary source documents on a variety of popular topics with easy-to-browse…

Explora for Secondary Students

Student research tool with news, journals, magazines and encyclopedia articles for grades 6-12.

Niche Academy

Take a tutorial to learn how to use our digital resources and research tools.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Information “for” and “against” a wide variety of social issues.

Oxford English Dictionary

Meaning and history of hundreds of thousands of words from the English language.

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…

Science Reference Center

Full-text articles from science magazines, journals and reference books, with a vast collection of images.

Very Short Introductions

Discover a new topic or subject with these introductions written by authors who are experts…

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 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.

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