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EasyBib - A web-based citation and bibliographic tool used by millions of students as part of their research workflow. Students can create citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, with additional research tools to enhance critical thinking skills, improve information literacy, and learn how to prevent plagiarism. 2/12

Films on Demand - The Films on Demand collection provides unlimited, 24/7 access to more than 8000 videos and 90,000 segments for topics in Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics, Health & Medicine, and much more. The video content can be linked to a course management system and used by faculty and students anytime, anywhere. 2/12

Product Update for Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library, Job & Career Accelerator, and Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success are no longer available through the Ohio Web Library. The resource was cancelled as a result of state budget cuts. 8/15

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator – provides personalized, step-by-step job search assistance — from exploring and matching suitable occupations from over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles to finding available jobs from a database of over 5 million up-to-date job postings. With Job & Career Accelerator, you can create professional and effective resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, improve your work skills, and prepare for occupation-related exams. 2/10

SciFinder Scholar – Provides access to CAplus, a database of chemical literature and U.S.  and foreign chemical-related patents, CASREACT, and the Registry database from Chemical  Abstract Service. The database includes journal articles, book chapters, patents, conference proceedings, technical reports, substance database and dissertations indexed in Chemical Abstracts since 1907 as well as articles currently being indexed, book reviews and biographical information.

JSTOR (Arts & Sciences I, II & III Collections) – Provides access to back issues of selected scholarly journals in History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, African American Studies, Asian studies,Llanguages and Literature, as well as essential titles in the fields of Music, Film Studies, Performing Arts, Religion, and the history and study of Art and Architecture.

CQ researcher – Provides access to in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly and date back to 1991.

Database Changes

Beginning July 1, several OhioLINK databases will be replaced with new resources. The affected databases are funded by a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, which is administered through the State Library of Ohio, and are available to all Ohioans through Libraries Connect Ohio (LCO). LCO is a collaborative effort of OhioLINKOPLININFOhio, and theState Library of Ohio. Libraries Connect Ohio is constantly striving to provide the strongest portfolio of research resources possible to serve the diverse lifelong learning needs of all Ohioans, within budgetary limitations.

What’s Changing?

Biography Reference Bank will replace American National Biography. Biography Reference Bank provides biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.

Consumer Health Complete (an EBSCOhost database) provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information including medical encyclopedias, popular reference books and magazine articles.

Science Online will replace AccessScience. Science Online presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

World Book Web (includes World Book Dictionary, World Book Atlas, World Book Advanced, World Book Kids, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos) will replace Annals of American History, Encyclopaedia Britannica Online, Encyclopaedia Britannica School Edition, Enciclopedia Universal en Español and World Data Anlyst. World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that delivers encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

In addition, OhioLINK will not be renewing its subscription to Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals and Bibliography of the History of Art.