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Full text articles for more than 4,650 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed journals. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.
American Indian History Online
Offers fast access to more than 15,000 years of culture and history through event and topic entries, biographies, images and videos, maps and charts, legends, primary sources, and timeline entries. The "Tribes and Culture Areas" section has a tabbed list of tribes, representing more than 600 Native American groups, and a browse-by-culture-area feature. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
Biography in Context
Contains more than 600,000 biographies on more than 500,000 people gathered from Gale reference sources. Content is complemented by full-text articles from hundreds of other sources. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as keyword and full text. Or combine search criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search. Includes capability to translate articles into 8 languages, citation tools, and ReadSpeaker text-to-speech. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
A searchable database of Northwest Ohio organizations, clubs and groups. Provides location, contact person, phone number and basic information for each listing. Developed and maintained by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
CultureGrams provides country reports with facts/figures and one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
EBSCOhost Master File
Searchable, multi-database of popular newspaper and magazine articles. Site also includes a searchable images database and an English dictionary. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.
Designed for students, this site contains articles from 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts as well as thousands of maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos en línea
Version en linea de esta popular fuente estandar de informacion para deberes en espanol. (Nota: la licencia de la biblioteca para acceso remoto esta limitado para uso personal de los clientes de la biblioteca. El acceso remoto por otras instituciones no esta permitido.)
An extensive, searchable database for newspapers, reference books and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Publications feature various subjects, including current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports and hobbies. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
Marquis Who's Who on the Web
1 million biographies on leaders and achievers from around the world in the areas of business, law, science, medicine, the arts, government, entertainment and more. Biographical data includes birth and death information, family history, education/degrees, career history, creative works, awards, and achievements. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Includes more than 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays; over 5,000 topic overviews; more than 300 primary source documents; biographies of social activists and reformers; court-case overviews; 5 million periodical articles; statistical tables, charts and graphs; nearly 70,000 images and a link to Google Image Search; plus, thousands of podcasts, including weekly presidential addresses and premier NPR programs. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
Points of View Reference Center
Covers many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), and counterpoint (opposing argument). For each topic, this database offers a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversial topics and enhances the ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic. Includes over 1,300 essays; leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum; newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts; primary source documents; and, reference books. This database provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.
Toledo Blade Obituary Index
From 1970 to Present
Teachers may find this site useful to uncover news issues and other popular topics that are being discussed in today's classrooms. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.
Wilson Select/1st Search
Full text articles in the subjects of science, health, humanities, business and education, including U.S. and international professional publications, academic journals and trade magazines.
World Book Encyclopedia
Online version of the popular encyclopedia is great for general information and school projects.
(Note: the Library's license for remote access is limited to personal use by Library patrons. Remote access by other institutions is not permitted.)This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.
World Catalog/First Search
The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from the 11th Century to today, and includes holdings information from the libraries worldwide. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.