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posted Sep 14, 2011, 6:11 AM by Diana Schlater

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Please see your Student Computer Username Handbook for the INFOhio database password.

World Book contains more than 25,000 encyclopedia articles, primary source documents, images, full-text e-books, a dictionary, atlas, timelines, and country research guides.
EbscoHost provides online indexing of over 6,000 periodicals and newspapers, with full text available for many. Includes a Career and Vocational Collection that contains 360 trade and industry periodicals.
Newsbank is a collection of National full-text, online newspapers. The Dayton Daily News is among the 15 Ohio newspapers included.
Facts On File News Digest covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940. It is updated twice weekly and includes a searchable hourly newsfeed. This source requires a separate login and password for home use.
The Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection includes more than 130 complete reference titles, fully indexed and cross-searchable, from a wide range of disciplines, including dictionaries, literature, science, arts, history and mathematics.
Biography Reference Bank contains articles and some photos on more than a half-million people, most in full text, from around the world, both living and dead.
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand
The Learning Express Library provides a collection of interactive practice exercises and tests to help students and adults achieve success on standardized tests such as SAT, ACT, AP, citizenship, and many other skills tests.
Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. You can create an individual login to track your progress.
Science Online offers a complete wealth of science articles, diagrams, images, videos, animations, and experiments on a variety of science subjects.
American Memory is a digital collection from the Library of Congress. Primary resources include: audio, lvideo, still, and print items. Search by subject, type of source, or browse historical timeline.
Ohio.gov, the official site for the state of Ohio includes links to officials, agencies, press releases, current legislation,and the Discovering Ohio site.
FirstGov is your gateway to federal goverment information. It includes links to the White House, all federal agencies, and current legislation.
L'Encyclopédie Découverte offers World Book's editorial content translated into French. The site offers thousands of encyclopedia articles, photos, illustrations, diagrams and maps.
Enciclopedia Estudiatil Hallazgos is an online Spanish language encyclopedia which includes more than 2,200 articles, 250 maps, 1,500 illustrations and bilingual navigation.
Literature Online provides full text searchable works available online to supplement your library's print collections. Poetry, drama, and fiction are included.
The Art Collection is an online image collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, textiles, costumes, jewelry and more, from earliest times to the present.
The Ohio Area Instructional Media Centers Digital Video Collection includes hundreds of digital videos that have been made available at no cost to Ohio K-12 districts.

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