Whether you are looking for your next favorite book, a wiring diagram for your classic car, or a grant to help your nonprofit, we have resources to help! Want to see our resources grouped a different way? Check out our list of Resources by Topic!
about:books – Everything you want to know about books & authors
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos – Enciclopedia en Español para hispanohablantes y estudiantes de lengua española. Spanish-language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners.
ERIC – (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources.
Explora – supports both student research and classroom instruction by providing an interface for finding information from EBSCO databases. For students and teachers from primary school, secondary schools, and public libraries.
Explora Primary – supports both student research and classroom instruction by providing an interface for finding information from EBSCO databases. For students and teachers from primary school, and public libraries.
Fold3 Library Edition – Premier collections of original military records. These records include the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served in the military.
Foundation Center – Learn about grant-making foundations, apply for funding opportunities, and see who’s founding what around the world. Available only within the Ashtabula Building.
Hoopla Digital – Movies, music, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and more, right on your smart phone or device. Get the free hoopla app on Android, iOS, and Kindle, or access in any browser.
Kanopy – stream over 30,000 films anytime, anywhere on your preferred devices, entirely free for you with your library card from ACDL, in any browser or using the Kanopy app for iOS, Google Play, Roku, or Kindle Fire.
Kids InfoBits – Authoritative, curriculum-aligned, age-appropriate digital content that covers a broad range of educational topics.
Lynda.com – More than 6,600 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management. They’re supported with quizzes, practice, and learning reminders to encourage you as you make progress towards your goal.
Newspaper Source from EBSCO – cover-to-cover full text for many U.S. & international newspapers
NUWAV Legal Documents is online tool that lets you create professional-quality documents in three simple steps, with documents and forms for Ohio, including those for business, civil, divorce, personal, family, bankruptcy and more.
The Ohio Digital Library is a digital consortium of 179 Ohio libraries. The libraries share a collection of digital media that includes eBooks, audiobooks, videos (movies and TV), and magazines. You can read or listen in any browser, or use the OverDrive Media or Libby apps.
Ohio Legal Help – Need legal information, forms, or a lawyer? Find info that is easy to understand, action-oriented, and accurate about: disaster recovery, family, housing, money and debt, heath and public benefits, crime and traffic, or going to court.
Ohio Obituary Index – An index to 3,000,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices & other sources from Ohio from the 1810’s to the present day.
Points of View Reference Center – designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students
Oxford Research Encyclopedias – Comprehensive encyclopedia-style entries comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.
Prenda is a fun tool that anyone can use to learn how to code! Click the link and sign up, then use the code to progress!
Professional Development Collection – Highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians, and education researchers.
Regional Business News – full text coverage for regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Religion & Philosophy Collection – world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
Westlaw – Thompson Reuters Westlaw is an online database of legal information (available only within the Ashtabula building, at a computer provided by the Ashtabula County Law Library Resources Board).