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|Academic Search Premier|
|AHFS Consumer Medication Information|
|Akron Beacon Journal|
|Alt. Health Watch|
|American and English Literature|
|AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists|
|Biography In Context|
|Biography Reference Bank|
|Business Source Premier|
|Consumer Health Complete|
|Explora Primary Schools|
|Explora Public Libraries|
|Explora Secondary Schools|
|Facts on File: Science Online|
|FreedomFlix (use from home)|
|FreedomFlix (use in library)|
|Gale Encyclopedia of Every Day Law|
|Gale Virtual Reference|
|GoodCall Scholarship Search|
|Grolier (use from Home)|
|Grolier (use in Library)|
|Health Source: Consumer Edition|
|Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition|
|Infotrac - General Reference Center|
|Job & Career Accelerator|
|Job Seeker's Booklet|
|Literary Reference Center|
|Literature Resource Center|
|MAS Ultra - School Edition|
|Middle Search Plus|
|New Gale Virtual Reference Books: Business Plans Handbook|
|Occupational Outlook Handbook|
|Ohio Historical Society|
|Ohio History Central|
|Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook|
|Ohio Obituary Index|
|Ohio Revised Code|
|Oxford Reference Online|
|Points of View REference Center|
|Psychology and Behavioral Sciences|
|Regional Business News|
|Religion & Philosophy|
|Salud en Español|
|Scholastic BookFlix (use from Home)|
|Scholastic BookFlix (use in Library)|
|Science Reference Center|
|Select Ohio Public Records Index|
|Student Research Center|
|The New York Times|
|Thomson Gale LegalForms|
|TrueFlix (use from home)|
|TrueFlix (use in library)|
|U.S. Goverment Printing Office|
|Vocational & Career|
|What Tree Is It?|
|What's That Snake?|
|What's The Point|
|Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success|
|World Book Academic|
|World Book Early World of Learning|
|World Book for Kids|
|World Book Hispanica|
|World Book Online|
|World Book Spanish|