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African American Studies Center
Includes 5 encyclopedias plus maps, charts, and photos. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Artemis Literature
An integrated research experience that brings together premier literary databases in a new digital environment. Search across multiple resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways. Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres plus find the full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. Search Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Something About the Author, and Tweentieth-Century Literary Criticism. 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.

Biography Reference Bank
Biographies, obituaries, and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased - updated monthly. This database provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

BookFlix
Watch, read, and listen to non-fiction and picture books - 80 pairs in 9 categories including Animals and Nature, People and Places, and Family and Community. Then play games and do puzzles based on the books. Includes 20 pairs in Spanish. Designed for preK - 3rd grade. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

CultureGrams
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.

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.)

FreedomFlix
FreedomFLIX, a companion to BookFLIX and TrueFLIX, brings history to life through eBooks, video, audio, maps and more for grades 4 and up. Topics include citizenship, branches of the U.S. government, the great recession, the industrial revolution, the space race, and more. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Kids Search
Easy to use homework source for grades 2-8; search by topic or by keyword for articles, biographies, photos, maps, careers and more. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Learning Express Library
Online practice for ACT, SAT and GED tests as well as additional educational and professional exams. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Literary Reference Center
Contains plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; articles/essays of literary criticism; author biographies; literary journals; book reviews; classic and contemporary poems and short stories; author interviews; and, classic novels. This database provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Literature Criticism
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available. Access to Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Something About the Author, and Tweentieth-Century Literary Criticism. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

LitFinder
Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. For students or patrons seeking a deeper view into literature, LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more! From Shakespeare's sonnets to poems by Donald Hall or short stories from Edgar Allan Poe to works by Annie Proulx, LitFinder has you covered. This database provided by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

Mango Languages
Learn a language through self-paced lessons that cover vocabulary, common phrases, and grammar. Words and phrases are repeated throughout the lessons to reinforce learning. Languages include Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin) plus ESL Polish, ESL Spanish, ESL Brazilian Portuguese, and ESL Mandarin. Use films to learn selected languages. This database is provided the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

Middle Search Plus
Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines including biographies, primary source documents,and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. This database provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

National Geographic Kids
Includes the complete issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present, 500 downloadable images, and 200 includes the complete issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present, 500 downloadable images, and 200 National Geographic Kids books.

NoveList Plus
Find that next great read! NoveList Plus has over 9,000 fiction and nonfiction series, the ability to sort by popularity and/or Lexile scores, curriculum-driven material to help integrate reading across subject areas in the classroom, 600 hand-crafted Recommended Reads reading lists for all age groups, 500 Book Discussion Guides, over 1,850 searchable Award Lists, and more. 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.

Primary Search
Provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research as far back as 1990. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Science OnLine
Includes experiments, articles, definitions, and biographies in the field of science. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content to meet every student researcher's needs. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources and covers biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. This database provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

Scribner Writers Series
Provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context. This database provided by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

Searchasaurus
Designed for elementary through middle school students, this site allows searching articles from magazines and encyclopedias, dictionary entries and pictures on topics like animals, history, health, science, and what's in the news. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

SmartMath Practice
For kindergarten through 8th grade. Advance at your own pace from counting and days of the week to fractions, multiplication, measurement, and probability. Be sure to print your certificate while still in your session. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Something About the Author
Provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in the series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Something About the Author Online includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 12,000 entries, and nearly 17,000 images. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Student Research Center
Easy to use homework database for grades 4-12. Simultaneously searches 6 sources for articles, biographies, photos, maps, careers and more. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.

TrueFlix
TrueFLIX, a companion to BookFLIX and FreedomFLIX, focuses on science and social studies content for students in grades 3-5. Watch a video, read a book, play games, and do activities – based on the True Book series. Subjects include American Indians, ancient civilizations, U.S. government, earth science, the human body, space and more. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

TumbleBook Library
Build reading skills by reading and listening to storybooks; play games and solve puzzles, read/listen to classics. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.

Twayne's Author Series
Provides in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived plus insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements. This database provided by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

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.