Need help completing a homework or research project? The following databases can help you complete your assignment.
AIR Practice Tests
The AIR Tests are Ohio’s State Tests in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies for grades 3-12. Students can take a practice tests through the Ohio Department of Education website.
Biography Reference Bank
Offering the in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index, and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators, this database contains biographical full text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals—providing the most current coverage of an individual’s life and work.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Kids InfoBits is an easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation make it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.
Novelist K-8 Plus
Novelist K-8 helps librarians, teachers, parents, and other adults who care about children in grades K-8 find fiction and non-fiction books to read tailored to their reading level and interests. Or, kids can try it themselves to help them select books they’ll enjoy. Using simple search techniques, find helpful resources such as expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.
Science Reference Center
Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.
World Book Early World of Learning
The learning environment of Early World of Learning is designed to be navigable and appealing to the youngest users. Pages throughout the site feature colorful visual cues and voiceover sounds for pre-readers.
World Book Kids
Intended for grades K-8, World Book Kids is a fun and interactive way to introduce younger students to the world of online learning. Searching is simple and can be done by keyword or by choosing a general subject that breaks down into specific topics. The encyclopedia also provides images, diagrams, maps and activities tied to national curriculum standards.
World Book Student
World Book Encyclopedia articles form the foundation of this expansive reference database that includes the World Book Dictionary, the World Book Atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to state and provincial curriculum standards, and much more.