Ohio Web Library Databases

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The Ohio Web Library is an evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources provided by Ohio libraries to all Ohio residents. The Ohio Web Library includes popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more. The Ohio Web Library supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio.

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Databases included in Ohio Web Library

  • African American Heritage
  • American and English full text literature collections
  • Ancestry Library Edition
  • Biography Reference Bank
  • Business Source Premier
  • Chilton Library
  • Cochrane Library
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Early World of Learning
  • EBSCOhost
  • Explora Primary Schools
  • Explora Secondary Schools
  • Fold3
  • Gale in Context: Elementary
  • HeritageQuest
  • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
  • Home Improvement Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Lynda.com from LinkedIn
  • Oxford Research Encyclopedias
  • Points of View Reference Center
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
  • Science Reference Center
  • Small Business Reference Center
  • Transparent Language Online
  • Very Short Introductions
  • What Tree Is It?
  • What's That Snake
  • What's The Point?
  • World Book Kids
  • World Book Online
  • World Book Students
  • World Book Timelines
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