Research Tools

Social Science

Articles on theology and philosophy, educational journals and searchable databases, Ohio driver’s education practice tests and online practice for ACT, GED, and SAT tests


CultureGrams provides reports with facts and one-of-a-kind perspectives on daily life and culture, customs, and lifestyles of people across the world including special editions dedicated to US States, Canadian provinces, the world, and kids.

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Searchable database of articles (some full text) from education-related journals, aimed at college students and educators.

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Gale Virtual Reference

24/7 access to hundreds of books and topics including art, biography, business, history, literature, medicine, and religion. Email, download, print, or save pages. App available.

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Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep and more.

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Professional Development Collection

This highly specialized collection features more than 500 full text education journals as well as indexes and abstracts for 750 journals.

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Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Covers topics on emotional, behavioral, psychiatry, psychology, anthropology, and experimental methods.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection

Provides articles on theology and philosophical studies, covering topics in world religions, denominations, biblical studies, history, and political.

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Sociological Collection

Provides information from hundreds of full-text scholarly journals on sociology including behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community, and social structure.

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