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Academic Search Premier »

A multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 8,470 journals.

Subject:  Education

African American Heritage »

A digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.

Subject:  Education  |  Genealogy   |  History

Akron Beacon Journal »

Founded in 1839, the Akron Beacon Journal is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that serves readers in Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Wayne counties. Read the Akron Beacon Journal from today or search past editions going back to 1984.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

ALLDATA »

ALLDATA is the leading single source of manufacturers’ diagnostic, maintenance and repair information. Original equipment data is available for more than 22,000 engine-specific vehicles from 1982 to present.

Subject:  Consumer InformationDIY
is in branch Only available at our Bainbridge, Chardon, Geauga West, and Middlefield Branches while using a library computer.

Alt HealthWatch »

Alt HealthWatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

Subject:  Education  |  Health

American & English Full Text Literature Collection »

The American & English Literature Collections contain many works of poetry, drama, and prose from the 16th through 20th centuries. It includes the complete text of more than 200,000 poems, 2,000 plays, 100 works of prose, 11 major editions of Shakespeare’s works, and 21 editions of the Bible.

Subject:  Books & Reading

America’s News »

America’s News is a powerful online resource that enables you to explore a diverse range of topics including business, health, politics, careers, entrepreneurship and more. With current content and archives back to the 1980s from more than 4,000 U.S. news sources, it is the most comprehensive domestic news resource available.

Subject:  Current Events  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Ancestry: Library Edition »

Access thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History
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Ashtabula Star Beacon »

Explore recent Ashtabula history with the Astabula Star Beacon collection and its searchable full-text articles ranging from 2007 – Current.

Subject:  Magazines & Newspapers

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Biography Reference Bank »

Biography Reference Bank offers the in-depth, original profiles from Current Biography, World Authors, Biography Index, and Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals, and a searchable collection of more than 35,000 images.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

Business Leader Profiles »

Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

Subject:  Business

Business Source Premier »

Business Source Premier includes thousands of full-text articles from over 2,000 business magazines, scholarly journals and trade publications, as well as company profiles, industry profiles and market research reports.

Subject:  Business

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Career Preparation Center (EBSCO) »

Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Preparation Center and begin your path to a bright future.

Subject:  Jobs & Career

Chilton Library »

Chilton Library provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.

Subject:  Consumer Information  |  DIY

Cleveland Necrology File, The »

The Cleveland Necrology File & News Index contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices published in the following newspapers: The Plain Dealer (1850-1975), The Cleveland Herald (1833, 1847-1848, 1876, 1878-1879), and The Cleveland Press (1941-1975).

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History Magazines & Newspapers

Cleveland News Index, The »

The Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles, and reviews from the following newspapers: The Plain Dealer (1983-1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-2014), Northern Ohio Live (1990-2009), and Ohio Magazine (1990-2014). It also contained citation information for death notices and obituaries from: The Plain Dealer (1976-2014) and The Cleveland Press (1976-1982).

Subject:  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

College Admissions Test Preparation (EBSCO) »

Prepare for important exams like the ACT®, SAT®, AP® Tests, and more.

Subject:  Education

Computer Source (EBSCO) »

Computer Source contains full-text content from nearly 300 journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Subject:  Education  |  Technology

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) »

Consumer Health Complete contains full text journals, magazines, and reference books dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition – coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness.

Subject:  Consumer Information  |  Health

Consumer Reports »

Consumer Reports is an independent and nonprofit organization that provides product reviews on cars, appliances, electronics and more. Access full-text articles (1991-Present) through EBSCO/MasterFile Premier.

Subject:  Business  |  Consumer Information  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Craftsy »

Craftsy is your source for inspiration where explore videos and resources to spark your creativity. Expand your skills with access to over 100 easy-to-follow classes across more than 20 categories taught by industry-leading experts.

Subject:  DIY

CultureGrams »

CultureGrams includes reports detailing the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report typically includes a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection.

Subject:  Education  |  History  |  Homework Help

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Driving Tests (OH) »

Practice sample Ohio Permit test as many times as you need – until you’re ready to take the real BMV test! Find car and motorcycle practice tests and access Ohio Driver’s and Motorcycle Handbook for free.

Subject:  Education

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EBSCOhost »

EBSCOhost contains a variety of full-text databases that range in scope from multidisciplinary resources to subject-specific databases like MasterFILE Premiere, Business Source Elite, and Health Source Plus.

Subject:  Business  |  Education  |  Health

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos »

La Enciclopedia estudiantil hallazgos en línea es una enciclopedia de conocimientos generales. Contiene información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas. Aprovecha esta enciclopedia para investigar y divertirte.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education

ERIC (EBSCO) »

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature like conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

Subject:  Education  |  Government

Explora (EBSCO) »

Explora includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research; articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research; and reading level indicators to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

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Family Search »

Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Family Search offers a variety of genealogical databases, access to unindexed images of genealogical records, the Social Security Death Index, wiki entries describing various types of genealogical research, and access to the Family History Library’s catalog.

Subject:  Genealogy

Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives »

Fold3 consists of over 50 million pages of historical documents; census records from 1860 and 1930; documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, and U.S. Presidents; historical newspapers; naturalization documents; Matthew Brady Civil War photos; city directories; etc.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Foundation Directory Online »

Foundation Directory Online is the industry standard to find funding for your 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation. Pinpoint prospective funders with four databases: Grantmakers, Recipients (other nonprofits), Grants (who gave the grant, who got the grant, how much it was for, and a description of the project), and 990s.

Subject:  Non-profit Grants
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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) »

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provides 25,000 encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Gale LegalForms »

With Gale LegalForms, you can download official Ohio-preferred legal forms for legal tasks concerning real estate, leases, corporations, employment, wills, sale of property, loans and financing, and other forms.

Subject:  Government

Grants to Individuals »

Grants to Individuals includes profiles of 10,000 grant-makers with details on funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals such as students.

Subject:  Non-profit Grants
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Great Courses, The »

The Great Courses offers engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and more.

Hoopla Link  |  OverDrive Link

Subject:  Education

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Health Source: Consumer Edition »

Health Source: Consumer Edition covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics. Additionally, users have access to current health pamphlets and Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.

Subject:  Education  |  Health

HelpNow, BrainFuse »

Students (K-Adult) can get live online homework help, skills building (including SAT prep), writing assistance, test prep help, FAFSA form assistance, expert chess coaching, and more from expert tutors.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

HeritageHub »

HeritageHub provides access to hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Heritage Quest »

Use Heritage Quest to access selected U.S. Federal Census Records (1790–1930); thousands of family and local history books; and search a comprehensive subject index of over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Hobbies & Crafts Source (EBSCO) »

Find detailed how-to instructions for virtually every hobby – including home & gardening, collecting, science & technology, and more.

Subject:  DIY

Home Improvement Source (EBSCO) »

Features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images, and videos of popular home repair projects.

Subject:  DIY

Hoopla »

Audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music and comics for online streaming or download to mobile devices, with no waiting lists.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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In Context: Elementary »

In Context: Elementary gradually lets elementary school children gain comfort with research by delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects taught in the classroom like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

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Kanopy »

Use your library card to stream more than 3,000 free movies, documentaries, foreign and indie films, classic cinema, shorts, educational videos, and children’s programming. Special collections include Criterion Collection Films and The Great Courses. 

Kent Ravenna Record-Courier »

Searchable full-page image reproduction of publications ranging from 2017-Current, as well as full-text articles ranging from 2012-Current.

Subject:  Magazines & Newspapers

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LearningExpress Library (EBSCO) »

Organized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library offers a comprehensive selection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books and high-stakes test preparation modeled after official tests, and is designed to help students and professionals achieve their educational and career-related goals.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help  |  Jobs & Careers

Libby »

Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and read-along books available for download directly to your computer or mobile device.

Subject:  Books & Reading

Linkedin Learning »

An award-winning library of online courses, classes, trainings, and tutorials for users who want to learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal or professional goals.

Subject:  Education  |  Jobs & Careers  |  Non-profit Grants  |  Technology

Literary Reference Source (EBSCO) »

Literary Reference Center is a full-text literary database that includes thousands of plot summaries and synopses, critical articles and essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, and full-text classic novels, short stories, and poems.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Mango Languages »

Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step-by-step lesson plans for 71 different languages. Mango Languages features ESL lessons for Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese speakers.

Subject:  Education  |  Language Learning

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO) »

MasterFile Premier provides full-text information from thousands of general reference publications including magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection of photographs, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help  |  Magazines & Newspapers

MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCO) »

Designed for high school students, MAS Ultra: School Edition  is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health, and includes over a million photos, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

MEDLINE »

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Subject:  Health  |  Science & Nature

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) »

Designed for middle school students, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

Morningstar Investing Center »

Morningstar Investment Center provides a broad range of investment information to research more than 23,000 stocks and mutual funds; to build and analyze an investment portfolio; and to learn about stocks, mutual funds, and portfolios.

Subject:  Business

MyHeritage Library Edition »

MyHeritage Library Edition provides billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

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News-Herald, The »

Explore Lake County history through local news, events, and people with the News-Herald Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages and full-text articles.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Newspaper Source (EBSCO) »

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers, and also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

Subject:  Currents Events  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Northstar Digital Literacy »

Northstar Digital Literacy uses online, self-guided modules to define and teach basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and the internet. It includes lessons in basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main subjects: 1) essential computer skills, 2) essential software skills, and 3) using technology in daily life.

Subject:  Education  |  Technology

NoveList Plus »

Looking for a good book? Wondering what to read next? NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource that includes thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, author read-a-likes, award winners, book club resources, articles, recommended reads and features that allow you to search by author, titles, series, plot, appeal, and genre.

Subject:  Books & Reading

NoveList K-8 Plus »

Geared towards young readers, NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction, with thousands of book reviews and features that allow you to search by plot, setting, series name, and favorite authors and titles. The “Teacher Resources” tab has useful material for teachers and media specialists to help integrate reading across the curriculum and support young readers.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Ohio Death Records Index Search »

Provided by the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library, the Ohio Death Records Index Search contains searchable death certificates of persons that have died in Ohio from 1908-1970.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Ohio History Connection »

From automobiles to wedding gowns, the Ohio History Connection’s collection documents both the ordinary and extraordinary stories of Ohioans. Search the archives and museum databases for books, serials, pamphlets, maps, and newspapers.

Subject:  History

Ohio Means Jobs »

Create an Ohio Means Jobs account to access tools, assessments and trainings such as: mastering core business skills, improving computer skills, college test prep, assessments to receive state benefits/assistance, financial literacy center, job postings, career planning, budget calculator, and more.

Subject:  Jobs & Careers

Ohio Memory »

Ohio Memory is a collaborative statewide digital library program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio, where users can explore a wide range of digital content from over 390 cultural heritage institutions representing all 88 of Ohio’s counties.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Ohio Obituary Index (Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center) »

Access an index of over 3,500,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices, and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Oxford Research Encyclopedias »

This database provides peer-reviewed articles and summaries on a wide range of subjects that are updated monthly. Each of the 25 encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics and are intended for students and researchers.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Plain Dealer Current & Historical Collection, The »

Explore Cleveland history with the Plain Dealer Current & Historical collection. Search current and archived issues, from 1845 to today, with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Points of View Reference Source (EBSCO) »

Points of View Reference Source covers over 400 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint. This resource includes over 1,900 essays from leading political magazines from across the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference materials.

Subject:  Current Events  |  Homework Help

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) »

The Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized collection of more than 450 full-text journals and over 300 peer-reviewed titles designed to serve the needs of professional educators and education students.

Subject:  Education

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO) »

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is an essential full-text database for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. It provides hundreds of full-text psychology journals and offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.

Subject:  Education  |  Health  |  Science & Nature

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Qello »

Stream the world’s largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries.

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Reference Solutions (Formerly Reference USA) »

Reference Solutions is a detailed listing of over 57 million U.S. businesses, over a million physicians and dentists and 161 million U.S. households. The business database can be searched by company name, sales volume, SIC codes, number of employees, product lines, and more. Search the U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles database to find information on over 320 million U.S. consumers.

Subject:  Business  |  Non-profit Grants

Regional Business News (EBSCO) »

Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

Subject:  Business  | Consumer Information

Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO) »

This collection provides more than 200 full-text journals and over 160 peer-reviewed journals and magazines for theology and philosophy research. Topics include world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.

Subject:  History

Rosetta Stone Library Solution (EBSCO) »

The Rosetta Stone Library Solution offers users the proven immersion method of language learning that more than 20,000 schools have trusted for over 20 years. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library – or anywhere, anytime.

**To use the Rosetta Stone mobile app, you must: 1) Install the app on your device, 2) Login to Rosetta Stone using the link located on the library’s Resources webpage, and 3) Click the “Launch Rosetta Stone Foundations” link, which then open the app on your device.

Subject:  Education  |  Language Learning

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps »

Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities providing large scale street plans with building outlines, property boundaries, and building use that were produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company and drawn between 1882 and 1962.

Subject:  History

School Center (EBSCO) »

Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.

Subject:  Education

Science Reference Center (EBSCO) »

Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources.

Subject:  Science & Nature

Small Business Source (EBSCO) »

Small Business Source offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.

Subject:  Business

Sociological Collection (EBSCO) »

This full-text database offers a trusted source of sociology literature, making it an essential tool for sociology and social work researchers, professionals and students.

Subject:  Science & Nature

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TOPICsearch (EBSCO) »

Explore current events, social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular classroom topics. Features full-text articles from diverse sources such as government information, public opinion polls, periodicals, international newspapers, and book reviews.

Subject:  Current Event  |  Education  |  Homework Help

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United Way 2-1-1 »

Serving 5 counties and covering 1.5 million people in Ohio, the United Way 2-1-1 Help Center provides free and confidential 24-hour access to a compassionate professional who will review your options for help, develop a plan and act as your advocate if you are faced with barriers to service.

Subject:  Government  |  Health

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Very Short Introductions »

Provides concise introductions on a diverse range of subject areas, including ancient warfare, climate change, game theory, Islamic history, privacy, and racism.

Subject:  History  |  Homework Help Science & Nature

Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO) »

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage of trade and industry-related periodicals.

Subject:  Jobs & Careers

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World Book Advanced »

Access an encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, government websites, headline news, interactive maps, timelines, world newspapers, and much more.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Book Kids »

Easily search or browse for encyclopedia articles, information about important people and animals, pictures and videos, maps, and dictionary definitions. Hands-on activities, puzzles, and science experiments are also available.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Book Students »

Tailored specifically for students ages 10-14, World Book Students includes articles, biographies, supplemental tools, multimedia and related resources to engage students and support cross-curricular studies.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Cat »

World Cat is the world’s most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages and covers information back to the 11th Century. Includes holdings information from the world’s libraries presented by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Academic Search Premier »

A multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 8,470 journals.

Subject:  Education

African American Heritage »

A digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.

Subject:  Education  |  Genealogy   |  History

Akron Beacon Journal »

Founded in 1839, the Akron Beacon Journal is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that serves readers in Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Wayne counties. Read the Akron Beacon Journal from today or search past editions going back to 1984.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

ALLDATA »

ALLDATA is the leading single source of manufacturers’ diagnostic, maintenance and repair information. Original equipment data is available for more than 22,000 engine-specific vehicles from 1982 to present.

Subject:  Consumer InformationDIY
is in branch Only available at our Bainbridge, Chardon, Geauga West, and Middlefield Branches while using a library computer.

Alt HealthWatch »

Alt HealthWatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

Subject:  Education  |  Health

American & English Full Text Literature Collection »

The American & English Literature Collections contain many works of poetry, drama, and prose from the 16th through 20th centuries. It includes the complete text of more than 200,000 poems, 2,000 plays, 100 works of prose, 11 major editions of Shakespeare’s works, and 21 editions of the Bible.

Subject:  Books & Reading

America’s News »

America’s News is a powerful online resource that enables you to explore a diverse range of topics including business, health, politics, careers, entrepreneurship and more. With current content and archives back to the 1980s from more than 4,000 U.S. news sources, it is the most comprehensive domestic news resource available.

Subject:  Current Events  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Ancestry: Library Edition »

Access thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History
is in branch Only available inside our 6 branches while using a library computer.

Ashtabula Star Beacon »

Explore recent Ashtabula history with the Astabula Star Beacon collection and its searchable full-text articles ranging from 2007 – Current.

Subject:  Magazines & Newspapers

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Biography Reference Bank »

Biography Reference Bank offers the in-depth, original profiles from Current Biography, World Authors, Biography Index, and Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals, and a searchable collection of more than 35,000 images.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

Business Leader Profiles »

Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

Subject:  Business

Business Source Premier »

Business Source Premier includes thousands of full-text articles from over 2,000 business magazines, scholarly journals and trade publications, as well as company profiles, industry profiles and market research reports.

Subject:  Business

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Career Preparation Center (EBSCO) »

Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Preparation Center and begin your path to a bright future.

Subject:  Jobs & Career

Chilton Library »

Chilton Library provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.

Subject:  Consumer Information  |  DIY

Cleveland Necrology File, The »

The Cleveland Necrology File & News Index contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices published in the following newspapers: The Plain Dealer (1850-1975), The Cleveland Herald (1833, 1847-1848, 1876, 1878-1879), and The Cleveland Press (1941-1975).

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History Magazines & Newspapers

Cleveland News Index, The »

The Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles, and reviews from the following newspapers: The Plain Dealer (1983-1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-2014), Northern Ohio Live (1990-2009), and Ohio Magazine (1990-2014). It also contained citation information for death notices and obituaries from: The Plain Dealer (1976-2014) and The Cleveland Press (1976-1982).

Subject:  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

College Admissions Test Preparation (EBSCO) »

Prepare for important exams like the ACT®, SAT®, AP® Tests, and more.

Subject:  Education

Computer Source (EBSCO) »

Computer Source contains full-text content from nearly 300 journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Subject:  Education  |  Technology

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) »

Consumer Health Complete contains full text journals, magazines, and reference books dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition – coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness.

Subject:  Consumer Information  |  Health

Consumer Reports »

Consumer Reports is an independent and nonprofit organization that provides product reviews on cars, appliances, electronics and more. Access full-text articles (1991-Present) through EBSCO/MasterFile Premier.

Subject:  Business  |  Consumer Information  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Craftsy »

Craftsy is your source for inspiration where explore videos and resources to spark your creativity. Expand your skills with access to over 100 easy-to-follow classes across more than 20 categories taught by industry-leading experts.

Subject:  DIY

CultureGrams »

CultureGrams includes reports detailing the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report typically includes a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection.

Subject:  Education  |  History  |  Homework Help

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Driving Tests (OH) »

Practice sample Ohio Permit test as many times as you need – until you’re ready to take the real BMV test! Find car and motorcycle practice tests and access Ohio Driver’s and Motorcycle Handbook for free.

Subject:  Education

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EBSCOhost »

EBSCOhost contains a variety of full-text databases that range in scope from multidisciplinary resources to subject-specific databases like MasterFILE Premiere, Business Source Elite, and Health Source Plus.

Subject:  Business  |  Education  |  Health

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos »

La Enciclopedia estudiantil hallazgos en línea es una enciclopedia de conocimientos generales. Contiene información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas. Aprovecha esta enciclopedia para investigar y divertirte.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education

ERIC (EBSCO) »

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature like conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

Subject:  Education  |  Government

Explora (EBSCO) »

Explora includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research; articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research; and reading level indicators to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

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Family Search »

Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Family Search offers a variety of genealogical databases, access to unindexed images of genealogical records, the Social Security Death Index, wiki entries describing various types of genealogical research, and access to the Family History Library’s catalog.

Subject:  Genealogy

Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives »

Fold3 consists of over 50 million pages of historical documents; census records from 1860 and 1930; documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, and U.S. Presidents; historical newspapers; naturalization documents; Matthew Brady Civil War photos; city directories; etc.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Foundation Directory Online »

Foundation Directory Online is the industry standard to find funding for your 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation. Pinpoint prospective funders with four databases: Grantmakers, Recipients (other nonprofits), Grants (who gave the grant, who got the grant, how much it was for, and a description of the project), and 990s.

Subject:  Non-profit Grants
is in branch Only available at our Administrative Center while using a library computer.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) »

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provides 25,000 encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Gale LegalForms »

With Gale LegalForms, you can download official Ohio-preferred legal forms for legal tasks concerning real estate, leases, corporations, employment, wills, sale of property, loans and financing, and other forms.

Subject:  Government

Grants to Individuals »

Grants to Individuals includes profiles of 10,000 grant-makers with details on funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals such as students.

Subject:  Non-profit Grants
is in branch Only available at our Administrative Center while using a library computer.

Great Courses, The »

The Great Courses offers engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and more.

Hoopla Link  |  OverDrive Link

Subject:  Education

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Health Source: Consumer Edition »

Health Source: Consumer Edition covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics. Additionally, users have access to current health pamphlets and Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.

Subject:  Education  |  Health

HelpNow, BrainFuse »

Students (K-Adult) can get live online homework help, skills building (including SAT prep), writing assistance, test prep help, FAFSA form assistance, expert chess coaching, and more from expert tutors.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

HeritageHub »

HeritageHub provides access to hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Heritage Quest »

Use Heritage Quest to access selected U.S. Federal Census Records (1790–1930); thousands of family and local history books; and search a comprehensive subject index of over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Hobbies & Crafts Source (EBSCO) »

Find detailed how-to instructions for virtually every hobby – including home & gardening, collecting, science & technology, and more.

Subject:  DIY

Home Improvement Source (EBSCO) »

Features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images, and videos of popular home repair projects.

Subject:  DIY

Hoopla »

Audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music and comics for online streaming or download to mobile devices, with no waiting lists.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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In Context: Elementary »

In Context: Elementary gradually lets elementary school children gain comfort with research by delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects taught in the classroom like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

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Kanopy »

Use your library card to stream more than 3,000 free movies, documentaries, foreign and indie films, classic cinema, shorts, educational videos, and children’s programming. Special collections include Criterion Collection Films and The Great Courses. 

Kent Ravenna Record-Courier »

Searchable full-page image reproduction of publications ranging from 2017-Current, as well as full-text articles ranging from 2012-Current.

Subject:  Magazines & Newspapers

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LearningExpress Library (EBSCO) »

Organized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library offers a comprehensive selection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books and high-stakes test preparation modeled after official tests, and is designed to help students and professionals achieve their educational and career-related goals.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help  |  Jobs & Careers

Libby »

Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and read-along books available for download directly to your computer or mobile device.

Subject:  Books & Reading

Linkedin Learning »

An award-winning library of online courses, classes, trainings, and tutorials for users who want to learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal or professional goals.

Subject:  Education  |  Jobs & Careers  |  Non-profit Grants  |  Technology

Literary Reference Source (EBSCO) »

Literary Reference Center is a full-text literary database that includes thousands of plot summaries and synopses, critical articles and essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, and full-text classic novels, short stories, and poems.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Mango Languages »

Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step-by-step lesson plans for 71 different languages. Mango Languages features ESL lessons for Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese speakers.

Subject:  Education  |  Language Learning

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO) »

MasterFile Premier provides full-text information from thousands of general reference publications including magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection of photographs, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help  |  Magazines & Newspapers

MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCO) »

Designed for high school students, MAS Ultra: School Edition  is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health, and includes over a million photos, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

MEDLINE »

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Subject:  Health  |  Science & Nature

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) »

Designed for middle school students, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

Morningstar Investing Center »

Morningstar Investment Center provides a broad range of investment information to research more than 23,000 stocks and mutual funds; to build and analyze an investment portfolio; and to learn about stocks, mutual funds, and portfolios.

Subject:  Business

MyHeritage Library Edition »

MyHeritage Library Edition provides billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

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News-Herald, The »

Explore Lake County history through local news, events, and people with the News-Herald Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages and full-text articles.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Newspaper Source (EBSCO) »

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers, and also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

Subject:  Currents Events  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Northstar Digital Literacy »

Northstar Digital Literacy uses online, self-guided modules to define and teach basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and the internet. It includes lessons in basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main subjects: 1) essential computer skills, 2) essential software skills, and 3) using technology in daily life.

Subject:  Education  |  Technology

NoveList Plus »

Looking for a good book? Wondering what to read next? NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource that includes thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, author read-a-likes, award winners, book club resources, articles, recommended reads and features that allow you to search by author, titles, series, plot, appeal, and genre.

Subject:  Books & Reading

NoveList K-8 Plus »

Geared towards young readers, NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction, with thousands of book reviews and features that allow you to search by plot, setting, series name, and favorite authors and titles. The “Teacher Resources” tab has useful material for teachers and media specialists to help integrate reading across the curriculum and support young readers.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Ohio Death Records Index Search »

Provided by the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library, the Ohio Death Records Index Search contains searchable death certificates of persons that have died in Ohio from 1908-1970.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Ohio History Connection »

From automobiles to wedding gowns, the Ohio History Connection’s collection documents both the ordinary and extraordinary stories of Ohioans. Search the archives and museum databases for books, serials, pamphlets, maps, and newspapers.

Subject:  History

Ohio Means Jobs »

Create an Ohio Means Jobs account to access tools, assessments and trainings such as: mastering core business skills, improving computer skills, college test prep, assessments to receive state benefits/assistance, financial literacy center, job postings, career planning, budget calculator, and more.

Subject:  Jobs & Careers

Ohio Memory »

Ohio Memory is a collaborative statewide digital library program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio, where users can explore a wide range of digital content from over 390 cultural heritage institutions representing all 88 of Ohio’s counties.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Ohio Obituary Index (Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center) »

Access an index of over 3,500,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices, and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Oxford Research Encyclopedias »

This database provides peer-reviewed articles and summaries on a wide range of subjects that are updated monthly. Each of the 25 encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics and are intended for students and researchers.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Plain Dealer Current & Historical Collection, The »

Explore Cleveland history with the Plain Dealer Current & Historical collection. Search current and archived issues, from 1845 to today, with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Points of View Reference Source (EBSCO) »

Points of View Reference Source covers over 400 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint. This resource includes over 1,900 essays from leading political magazines from across the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference materials.

Subject:  Current Events  |  Homework Help

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) »

The Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized collection of more than 450 full-text journals and over 300 peer-reviewed titles designed to serve the needs of professional educators and education students.

Subject:  Education

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO) »

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is an essential full-text database for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. It provides hundreds of full-text psychology journals and offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.

Subject:  Education  |  Health  |  Science & Nature

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Qello »

Stream the world’s largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries.

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Reference Solutions (Formerly Reference USA) »

Reference Solutions is a detailed listing of over 57 million U.S. businesses, over a million physicians and dentists and 161 million U.S. households. The business database can be searched by company name, sales volume, SIC codes, number of employees, product lines, and more. Search the U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles database to find information on over 320 million U.S. consumers.

Subject:  Business  |  Non-profit Grants

Regional Business News (EBSCO) »

Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

Subject:  Business  | Consumer Information

Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO) »

This collection provides more than 200 full-text journals and over 160 peer-reviewed journals and magazines for theology and philosophy research. Topics include world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.

Subject:  History

Rosetta Stone Library Solution (EBSCO) »

The Rosetta Stone Library Solution offers users the proven immersion method of language learning that more than 20,000 schools have trusted for over 20 years. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library – or anywhere, anytime.

**To use the Rosetta Stone mobile app, you must: 1) Install the app on your device, 2) Login to Rosetta Stone using the link located on the library’s Resources webpage, and 3) Click the “Launch Rosetta Stone Foundations” link, which then open the app on your device.

Subject:  Education  |  Language Learning

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps »

Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities providing large scale street plans with building outlines, property boundaries, and building use that were produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company and drawn between 1882 and 1962.

Subject:  History

School Center (EBSCO) »

Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.

Subject:  Education

Science Reference Center (EBSCO) »

Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources.

Subject:  Science & Nature

Small Business Source (EBSCO) »

Small Business Source offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.

Subject:  Business

Sociological Collection (EBSCO) »

This full-text database offers a trusted source of sociology literature, making it an essential tool for sociology and social work researchers, professionals and students.

Subject:  Science & Nature

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TOPICsearch (EBSCO) »

Explore current events, social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular classroom topics. Features full-text articles from diverse sources such as government information, public opinion polls, periodicals, international newspapers, and book reviews.

Subject:  Current Event  |  Education  |  Homework Help

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United Way 2-1-1 »

Serving 5 counties and covering 1.5 million people in Ohio, the United Way 2-1-1 Help Center provides free and confidential 24-hour access to a compassionate professional who will review your options for help, develop a plan and act as your advocate if you are faced with barriers to service.

Subject:  Government  |  Health

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Very Short Introductions »

Provides concise introductions on a diverse range of subject areas, including ancient warfare, climate change, game theory, Islamic history, privacy, and racism.

Subject:  History  |  Homework Help Science & Nature

Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO) »

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage of trade and industry-related periodicals.

Subject:  Jobs & Careers

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World Book Advanced »

Access an encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, government websites, headline news, interactive maps, timelines, world newspapers, and much more.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Book Kids »

Easily search or browse for encyclopedia articles, information about important people and animals, pictures and videos, maps, and dictionary definitions. Hands-on activities, puzzles, and science experiments are also available.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Book Students »

Tailored specifically for students ages 10-14, World Book Students includes articles, biographies, supplemental tools, multimedia and related resources to engage students and support cross-curricular studies.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Cat »

World Cat is the world’s most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages and covers information back to the 11th Century. Includes holdings information from the world’s libraries presented by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Academic Search Premier »

A multi-disciplinary database of more than 4,600 magazines and journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 8,470 journals.

Subject:  Education

African American Heritage »

A digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.

Subject:  Education  |  Genealogy   |  History

Akron Beacon Journal »

Founded in 1839, the Akron Beacon Journal is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that serves readers in Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark, and Wayne counties. Read the Akron Beacon Journal from today or search past editions going back to 1984.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

ALLDATA »

ALLDATA is the leading single source of manufacturers’ diagnostic, maintenance and repair information. Original equipment data is available for more than 22,000 engine-specific vehicles from 1982 to present.

Subject:  Consumer InformationDIY
is in branch Only available at our Bainbridge, Chardon, Geauga West, and Middlefield Branches while using a library computer.

Alt HealthWatch »

Alt HealthWatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

Subject:  Education  |  Health

American & English Full Text Literature Collection »

The American & English Literature Collections contain many works of poetry, drama, and prose from the 16th through 20th centuries. It includes the complete text of more than 200,000 poems, 2,000 plays, 100 works of prose, 11 major editions of Shakespeare’s works, and 21 editions of the Bible.

Subject:  Books & Reading

America’s News »

America’s News is a powerful online resource that enables you to explore a diverse range of topics including business, health, politics, careers, entrepreneurship and more. With current content and archives back to the 1980s from more than 4,000 U.S. news sources, it is the most comprehensive domestic news resource available.

Subject:  Current Events  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Ancestry: Library Edition »

Access thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank records, and African American and Native American Records.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History
is in branch Only available inside our 6 branches while using a library computer.

Ashtabula Star Beacon »

Explore recent Ashtabula history with the Astabula Star Beacon collection and its searchable full-text articles ranging from 2007 – Current.

Subject:  Magazines & Newspapers

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Biography Reference Bank »

Biography Reference Bank offers the in-depth, original profiles from Current Biography, World Authors, Biography Index, and Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals, and a searchable collection of more than 35,000 images.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

Business Leader Profiles »

Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.

Subject:  Business

Business Source Premier »

Business Source Premier includes thousands of full-text articles from over 2,000 business magazines, scholarly journals and trade publications, as well as company profiles, industry profiles and market research reports.

Subject:  Business

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Career Preparation Center (EBSCO) »

Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Preparation Center and begin your path to a bright future.

Subject:  Jobs & Career

Chilton Library »

Chilton Library provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.

Subject:  Consumer Information  |  DIY

Cleveland Necrology File, The »

The Cleveland Necrology File & News Index contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices published in the following newspapers: The Plain Dealer (1850-1975), The Cleveland Herald (1833, 1847-1848, 1876, 1878-1879), and The Cleveland Press (1941-1975).

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History Magazines & Newspapers

Cleveland News Index, The »

The Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles, and reviews from the following newspapers: The Plain Dealer (1983-1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-2014), Northern Ohio Live (1990-2009), and Ohio Magazine (1990-2014). It also contained citation information for death notices and obituaries from: The Plain Dealer (1976-2014) and The Cleveland Press (1976-1982).

Subject:  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

College Admissions Test Preparation (EBSCO) »

Prepare for important exams like the ACT®, SAT®, AP® Tests, and more.

Subject:  Education

Computer Source (EBSCO) »

Computer Source contains full-text content from nearly 300 journals and magazines covering topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software.

Subject:  Education  |  Technology

Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) »

Consumer Health Complete contains full text journals, magazines, and reference books dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition – coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness.

Subject:  Consumer Information  |  Health

Consumer Reports »

Consumer Reports is an independent and nonprofit organization that provides product reviews on cars, appliances, electronics and more. Access full-text articles (1991-Present) through EBSCO/MasterFile Premier.

Subject:  Business  |  Consumer Information  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Craftsy »

Craftsy is your source for inspiration where explore videos and resources to spark your creativity. Expand your skills with access to over 100 easy-to-follow classes across more than 20 categories taught by industry-leading experts.

Subject:  DIY

CultureGrams »

CultureGrams includes reports detailing the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report typically includes a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection.

Subject:  Education  |  History  |  Homework Help

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Driving Tests (OH) »

Practice sample Ohio Permit test as many times as you need – until you’re ready to take the real BMV test! Find car and motorcycle practice tests and access Ohio Driver’s and Motorcycle Handbook for free.

Subject:  Education

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EBSCOhost »

EBSCOhost contains a variety of full-text databases that range in scope from multidisciplinary resources to subject-specific databases like MasterFILE Premiere, Business Source Elite, and Health Source Plus.

Subject:  Business  |  Education  |  Health

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos »

La Enciclopedia estudiantil hallazgos en línea es una enciclopedia de conocimientos generales. Contiene información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas. Aprovecha esta enciclopedia para investigar y divertirte.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education

ERIC (EBSCO) »

ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature like conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs.

Subject:  Education  |  Government

Explora (EBSCO) »

Explora includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research; articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research; and reading level indicators to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

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Family Search »

Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Family Search offers a variety of genealogical databases, access to unindexed images of genealogical records, the Social Security Death Index, wiki entries describing various types of genealogical research, and access to the Family History Library’s catalog.

Subject:  Genealogy

Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives »

Fold3 consists of over 50 million pages of historical documents; census records from 1860 and 1930; documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, and U.S. Presidents; historical newspapers; naturalization documents; Matthew Brady Civil War photos; city directories; etc.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Foundation Directory Online »

Foundation Directory Online is the industry standard to find funding for your 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation. Pinpoint prospective funders with four databases: Grantmakers, Recipients (other nonprofits), Grants (who gave the grant, who got the grant, how much it was for, and a description of the project), and 990s.

Subject:  Non-profit Grants
is in branch Only available at our Administrative Center while using a library computer.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCO) »

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provides 25,000 encyclopedic entries searchable by subject or keywords within the entry.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Gale LegalForms »

With Gale LegalForms, you can download official Ohio-preferred legal forms for legal tasks concerning real estate, leases, corporations, employment, wills, sale of property, loans and financing, and other forms.

Subject:  Government

Grants to Individuals »

Grants to Individuals includes profiles of 10,000 grant-makers with details on funders that provide scholarships, fellowships, grants, and a wide range of financial support to individuals such as students.

Subject:  Non-profit Grants
is in branch Only available at our Administrative Center while using a library computer.

Great Courses, The »

The Great Courses offers engaging and understandable lectures by esteemed professors, professionals, and experts in topics ranging from history, better living, science, language learning, and more.

Hoopla Link  |  OverDrive Link

Subject:  Education

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Health Source: Consumer Edition »

Health Source: Consumer Edition covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics. Additionally, users have access to current health pamphlets and Merriam-Webster’s Medical Desk Dictionary.

Subject:  Education  |  Health

HelpNow, BrainFuse »

Students (K-Adult) can get live online homework help, skills building (including SAT prep), writing assistance, test prep help, FAFSA form assistance, expert chess coaching, and more from expert tutors.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

HeritageHub »

HeritageHub provides access to hundreds of years of obituaries and death notices from thousands of newspapers across the United States.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Heritage Quest »

Use Heritage Quest to access selected U.S. Federal Census Records (1790–1930); thousands of family and local history books; and search a comprehensive subject index of over 1.6 million genealogy and local history articles.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Hobbies & Crafts Source (EBSCO) »

Find detailed how-to instructions for virtually every hobby – including home & gardening, collecting, science & technology, and more.

Subject:  DIY

Home Improvement Source (EBSCO) »

Features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images, and videos of popular home repair projects.

Subject:  DIY

Hoopla »

Audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music and comics for online streaming or download to mobile devices, with no waiting lists.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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In Context: Elementary »

In Context: Elementary gradually lets elementary school children gain comfort with research by delivering age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of subjects taught in the classroom like animals, arts and music, social studies, and more.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

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Kanopy »

Use your library card to stream more than 3,000 free movies, documentaries, foreign and indie films, classic cinema, shorts, educational videos, and children’s programming. Special collections include Criterion Collection Films and The Great Courses. 

Kent Ravenna Record-Courier »

Searchable full-page image reproduction of publications ranging from 2017-Current, as well as full-text articles ranging from 2012-Current.

Subject:  Magazines & Newspapers

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LearningExpress Library (EBSCO) »

Organized into targeted learning centers, LearningExpress Library offers a comprehensive selection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books and high-stakes test preparation modeled after official tests, and is designed to help students and professionals achieve their educational and career-related goals.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help  |  Jobs & Careers

Libby »

Thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and read-along books available for download directly to your computer or mobile device.

Subject:  Books & Reading

Linkedin Learning »

An award-winning library of online courses, classes, trainings, and tutorials for users who want to learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal or professional goals.

Subject:  Education  |  Jobs & Careers  |  Non-profit Grants  |  Technology

Literary Reference Source (EBSCO) »

Literary Reference Center is a full-text literary database that includes thousands of plot summaries and synopses, critical articles and essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, and full-text classic novels, short stories, and poems.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Mango Languages »

Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step-by-step lesson plans for 71 different languages. Mango Languages features ESL lessons for Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese speakers.

Subject:  Education  |  Language Learning

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO) »

MasterFile Premier provides full-text information from thousands of general reference publications including magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an extensive image collection of photographs, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help  |  Magazines & Newspapers

MAS Ultra: School Edition (EBSCO) »

Designed for high school students, MAS Ultra: School Edition  is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health, and includes over a million photos, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

MEDLINE »

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Subject:  Health  |  Science & Nature

Middle Search Plus (EBSCO) »

Designed for middle school students, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

Subject:  Education  |  Homework Help

Morningstar Investing Center »

Morningstar Investment Center provides a broad range of investment information to research more than 23,000 stocks and mutual funds; to build and analyze an investment portfolio; and to learn about stocks, mutual funds, and portfolios.

Subject:  Business

MyHeritage Library Edition »

MyHeritage Library Edition provides billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

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News-Herald, The »

Explore Lake County history through local news, events, and people with the News-Herald Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages and full-text articles.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Newspaper Source (EBSCO) »

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers, and also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

Subject:  Currents Events  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Northstar Digital Literacy »

Northstar Digital Literacy uses online, self-guided modules to define and teach basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and the internet. It includes lessons in basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main subjects: 1) essential computer skills, 2) essential software skills, and 3) using technology in daily life.

Subject:  Education  |  Technology

NoveList Plus »

Looking for a good book? Wondering what to read next? NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory resource that includes thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, author read-a-likes, award winners, book club resources, articles, recommended reads and features that allow you to search by author, titles, series, plot, appeal, and genre.

Subject:  Books & Reading

NoveList K-8 Plus »

Geared towards young readers, NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction, with thousands of book reviews and features that allow you to search by plot, setting, series name, and favorite authors and titles. The “Teacher Resources” tab has useful material for teachers and media specialists to help integrate reading across the curriculum and support young readers.

Subject:  Books & Reading

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Ohio Death Records Index Search »

Provided by the Ohio History Connection Archives & Library, the Ohio Death Records Index Search contains searchable death certificates of persons that have died in Ohio from 1908-1970.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Ohio History Connection »

From automobiles to wedding gowns, the Ohio History Connection’s collection documents both the ordinary and extraordinary stories of Ohioans. Search the archives and museum databases for books, serials, pamphlets, maps, and newspapers.

Subject:  History

Ohio Means Jobs »

Create an Ohio Means Jobs account to access tools, assessments and trainings such as: mastering core business skills, improving computer skills, college test prep, assessments to receive state benefits/assistance, financial literacy center, job postings, career planning, budget calculator, and more.

Subject:  Jobs & Careers

Ohio Memory »

Ohio Memory is a collaborative statewide digital library program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio, where users can explore a wide range of digital content from over 390 cultural heritage institutions representing all 88 of Ohio’s counties.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Ohio Obituary Index (Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center) »

Access an index of over 3,500,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices, and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day.

Subject:  Genealogy  |  History

Oxford Research Encyclopedias »

This database provides peer-reviewed articles and summaries on a wide range of subjects that are updated monthly. Each of the 25 encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics and are intended for students and researchers.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

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Plain Dealer Current & Historical Collection, The »

Explore Cleveland history with the Plain Dealer Current & Historical collection. Search current and archived issues, from 1845 to today, with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

Subject:  Current Events  |  History  |  Magazines & Newspapers

Points of View Reference Source (EBSCO) »

Points of View Reference Source covers over 400 topics, each with an overview, point, and counterpoint. This resource includes over 1,900 essays from leading political magazines from across the political spectrum, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents, and reference materials.

Subject:  Current Events  |  Homework Help

Professional Development Collection (EBSCO) »

The Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized collection of more than 450 full-text journals and over 300 peer-reviewed titles designed to serve the needs of professional educators and education students.

Subject:  Education

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO) »

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is an essential full-text database for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students. It provides hundreds of full-text psychology journals and offers particularly strong coverage in child and adolescent psychology and counseling.

Subject:  Education  |  Health  |  Science & Nature

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Qello »

Stream the world’s largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries.

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Reference Solutions (Formerly Reference USA) »

Reference Solutions is a detailed listing of over 57 million U.S. businesses, over a million physicians and dentists and 161 million U.S. households. The business database can be searched by company name, sales volume, SIC codes, number of employees, product lines, and more. Search the U.S. Consumers/Lifestyles database to find information on over 320 million U.S. consumers.

Subject:  Business  |  Non-profit Grants

Regional Business News (EBSCO) »

Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

Subject:  Business  | Consumer Information

Religion & Philosophy Collection (EBSCO) »

This collection provides more than 200 full-text journals and over 160 peer-reviewed journals and magazines for theology and philosophy research. Topics include world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.

Subject:  History

Rosetta Stone Library Solution (EBSCO) »

The Rosetta Stone Library Solution offers users the proven immersion method of language learning that more than 20,000 schools have trusted for over 20 years. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library – or anywhere, anytime.

**To use the Rosetta Stone mobile app, you must: 1) Install the app on your device, 2) Login to Rosetta Stone using the link located on the library’s Resources webpage, and 3) Click the “Launch Rosetta Stone Foundations” link, which then open the app on your device.

Subject:  Education  |  Language Learning

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps »

Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities providing large scale street plans with building outlines, property boundaries, and building use that were produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company and drawn between 1882 and 1962.

Subject:  History

School Center (EBSCO) »

Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.

Subject:  Education

Science Reference Center (EBSCO) »

Designed to meet every student researcher’s needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources.

Subject:  Science & Nature

Small Business Source (EBSCO) »

Small Business Source offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.

Subject:  Business

Sociological Collection (EBSCO) »

This full-text database offers a trusted source of sociology literature, making it an essential tool for sociology and social work researchers, professionals and students.

Subject:  Science & Nature

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TOPICsearch (EBSCO) »

Explore current events, social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular classroom topics. Features full-text articles from diverse sources such as government information, public opinion polls, periodicals, international newspapers, and book reviews.

Subject:  Current Event  |  Education  |  Homework Help

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United Way 2-1-1 »

Serving 5 counties and covering 1.5 million people in Ohio, the United Way 2-1-1 Help Center provides free and confidential 24-hour access to a compassionate professional who will review your options for help, develop a plan and act as your advocate if you are faced with barriers to service.

Subject:  Government  |  Health

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Very Short Introductions »

Provides concise introductions on a diverse range of subject areas, including ancient warfare, climate change, game theory, Islamic history, privacy, and racism.

Subject:  History  |  Homework Help Science & Nature

Vocational & Career Collection (EBSCO) »

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage of trade and industry-related periodicals.

Subject:  Jobs & Careers

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World Book Advanced »

Access an encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, government websites, headline news, interactive maps, timelines, world newspapers, and much more.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Book Kids »

Easily search or browse for encyclopedia articles, information about important people and animals, pictures and videos, maps, and dictionary definitions. Hands-on activities, puzzles, and science experiments are also available.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Book Students »

Tailored specifically for students ages 10-14, World Book Students includes articles, biographies, supplemental tools, multimedia and related resources to engage students and support cross-curricular studies.

Subject:  Dictionaries & Encyclopedias  |  Education  |  Homework Help

World Cat »

World Cat is the world’s most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages and covers information back to the 11th Century. Includes holdings information from the world’s libraries presented by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).

Subject:  Books & Reading