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The following links are premier databases and resources purchased by the Library or available to you through the Ohio Public Library Information Network. Please note that some premier databases require a library card to access from home.
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AtoZ the WorldAtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each. No other single source covers so many cultural and educational topics, so well, for so many countries.Auto Repair, Home Improvement, Hobbies & Entertainment GatewayFind here the many resources - databases, ebooks & websites - which will help you with your home improvement projects, recreational hobbies, and entertainment pursuits.Congressional Digest Congressional Digest is an independent journal featuring controversies before the U.S. Congress. A reliable research tool and reference source, Congressional Digest has been at the forefront of controversial topics for the last 90 years. Each issue covers a current debate topic, including background information, legislative summaries, and key arguments. Online access to Congressional Digest is available from 1998 to the present.Driving-Tests.orgThis resource offers free DMV permit practice tests, as well as tips for getting or renewing your driver's license!
ExploreOhioGale Courses (formerly Learn4Life)With your PLYMC Library Card, you have access to FREE instructor-led online courses. Many types of classes are available, including: accounting, computer applications, legal, personal development. Sign up now! It’s free, fun and convenient!Gale Virtual Reference Library
The place to go to learn just about anything about the Buckeye State. State symbols? How to get a drivers license? Population information? Fun places to visit? ExploreOhio has all of that and more! Find links to information about Ohio arts, business, education, history, government, travel, attractions, jobs, science, sports, and much more at this site.
This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Because each library system creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different library systems. Titles of especial note in YPL's eBook colection are Business Plans Handbook and Contemporary Authors.HelpNow (Brainfuse)Free live, online homework help for students from kindergarten to Adult Learners. Certified tutors are available from 3 pm to Midnight to help you with math, science, social studies, writing, Spanish, and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available. Any time of day, you can take practice tests, study flashcards, hold a study group online, and create and share movie-like notes and ideas.Homework Help GatewayFind here the many educational resources - databases, ebooks, & websites - which will help for any and all homework assignments.Kids.govThis is a search engine for U.S. Government Web pages for children and links to other sites. Kids.gov is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. We link kids, parents and teachers to U.S. government information and services on the web from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.Kids InfoBitsKids InfoBits is a database for students in kindergarten through grade 5. It features a kid-friendly graphic interface with full-text content from elementary reference sources and magazines. Kids InfoBits covers geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, health, sports, and more.Learn4Life (now Gale Courses)With your PLYMC Library Card, you have access to FREE instructor-led online courses. Many types of classes, include: accounting, computer applications, legal, personal development. Sign up now! It’s free, fun and convenient! Ohio Laws & RulesWhat is it? Access to Ohio's revised code of laws and Ohio's administrative regulations.
Why use it? Find specific points of law and regulations in Ohio.Ohio Legal Forms
Provides a wide selection of Ohio (and multi-state) legal forms. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney directory by state and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language.Oxford Reference Online Premium
The Premium collection brings together more than 300 language and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. These books can be searched simultaneously or by individual book title.State of Ohio Home Page
Ohio.gov links to the State of Ohio web site where you can find information and links to state services, state agencies, and legislative bodies.Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThis database provides online access to the Statistical Abstract of the United States, the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Click here for Home-Remote Access.USA.govThis is a search engine for millions of U.S. Government Web pages. As the U.S. government's official web portal, USA.gov makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.