Attention students. Have a literary criticism assignment? Click here to find full-text literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, author biographical information, plus analysis and interpretation of literary works from around the world, all available online and free of charge!
Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full-text articles, page images, and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work.
BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Doing a report on another country? Studying a foreign language and need to find out more about the culture? Need a recipe from another culture? Click for many age-appropriate, easy to use resources about the world’s cultures with colorful pictures and videos.
Explora Primary Schools (K-5)
Explora Primary Schools is an interface designed for students in grades K through 5. Provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search databases, with more than 80 popular full-text elementary school magazines, books, and encyclopedia articles.
Explora Secondary Schools (6-12)
Explora Secondary Schools provides resources for middle and high school students working on research projects. An extensive collection of full-text magazines, journals, encyclopedias, biographies and more available through an easy-to-use interface.
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.
The Library through OPLIN’s Ohio Web Library provides access to reference databases of general and special periodical materials, readers’ advisory services, homework centers to assist students with research assignments, and legislative, historical, and archival materials and information.
Students in Grades K-12 can click here for a one-on-one tutor session between the hours of 2:00 pm and 12:00 am.
Listen and read along with TumbleBooks! TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they love. TumbleBooks are created taking picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book you can read, or have read to you.
Use the World Book via your computer for the most up to date information.