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Birds of North America Online

Calling all birders, backyard and otherwise! Birds of North America (BNA) Online provides a wealth of information, photos, and audio recordings of all your favorite birds.

Digital Resource Commons

Looking for photographs or videos? Head on over to the Digital Resource Commons. The DRC has geology photographs, forestry images, psychology videos, and more.

Dissertations and Theses Database

Dissertations and theses can be great sources of literature reviews and bibliographies on your topic. Our Dissertations and Theses database includes full-text 1997 to the present. Electronic versions of many of our (and other) dissertations can be found online at the Electronic Theses & Dissertations Center.


You don’t need a Kindle or Sony e-book reader to take advantage of online books. Check out these e-books that you can access anytime on your computer. We’ve got the Oxford English Dictionary, books on research methodologySafari tech books, and so much more.

Firefox Add-ons

Customize Firefox. Add on some add-ons! Make it work harder. Be smarter, better informed, more secure. Firefox can do it all for you!

Google Drive

Write. Collaborate. Share. Organize. Do it all online for free!

Learning Express Library

Want to brush up on computer skills? Need to polish your resume? Check out the interactive tutorials and courses in the Learning Express Library!

Mental Measurements Yearbook Online

Psychological test information and reviews — all volumes of Mental Measurements Yearbook in one convenient, easy-to-search database!

OhioLink Music Center

Music hath charms, etc, etc! Check out the OhioLINK Music Center, an online streaming music database of international works from Classical to Spoken Word.

Regional Business News

Read all about it! Full text of newswires from all over the world.

Research Guides

Got a paper to write, a project to do? Don’t know where to start? Check out our Research Guides. There’s one there designed especially for you!


The world’s library catalog! Search this online catalog of over 10,000 libraries. WorldCat will even tell you if a library near you has the book you want.


Zotero [zo-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use citation manager that helps you collect, manage, and cite your sources in your research papers and projects. Zotero will save you oodles of time in citing sources and creating bibliographies.