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Academic Search(tm) Premier
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.

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.

Community Information
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
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.

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.)

Gale General OneFile
Provides periodical and news information through an intuitive, state-of-the-art interface including more than 8,000 full-text titles and 3,600 journals with over 25 years of backfile plus five newspaper indexes totaling more than 13,000 titles in all (70% of which are unique to the resource). In addition, General OneFile also features more than 500 travel guides; a full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present, including searchable transcripts; links to over 5,000 video files including shows like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press; and, more than 3,000 full-text titles recommended by Bowkers Magazines for Libraries. Gales InterLink technology gives access to related articles in over 3,000 titles in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. 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

TOPICSearch
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.