Databases by Topic


Academic Search Premier

A popular resource found in many scholarly settings worldwide. This leading multidisciplinary research database provides full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs

Includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals; ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, etc.

Gale Virtual Reference

A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Includes Business Plan Handbook and Gale Everyday Law.

Info Line

2-1-1 helps people across Summit County find local resources when they don't know where to turn for help. 

MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contrains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

Middle Search Plus

Designed for middle school libraries, this database contains full text for popular middle school magazines, full-text biographies and historical essays. 


Gain access to hundreds of OSU Extension fact sheets covering a wide array of subjects such as agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community develepment, and 4-H youth development.

Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online brings together 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works - containing well over 60,000 pages - into a single cross-searchable resource.

Reference Solutions

Directory information for 11 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households. Search for businesses by SIC code, sales volume number of employees and more. Search for residence directory information by name, location or phone number

Very Short Introductions

Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.  This resource provides highly readable introductions to a vast selection of topics.

World Book

World Book presents a universe of information. From A to Z, the world of knowledge unfolds. World Book articles are written clearly. They're concise and interesting;packed with facts instead of adjectives. And because each article is tightly written, there are more of them in each volume.

* Authored and edited by 3,700 experts
* Checked and rechecked
* Updated more than any other reference source
* Straightforward and understandable to students of all ages and levels.

World Book Early Learning

Books, educational activities and games, designed for young children.

World Book Hispanica

La Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos está organizada de modo que los estudiantes puedan encontrar información rápida y fácilmente.

World Book Spanish

A comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia. Designed for native speakers, bilingual students and ESL/ELL program participants.