Library Services





Troy-Miami Co. Library
(Dayton Metro Libraries)

THS Library/Media Center Page


Proceed to AccessScience. AccessScience. Access to more than 7,100 articles, 115,000 dictionary terms and hundreds of "Research Updates" in all areas of science and technology.
Proceed to A.D.A.M. Health Illustrated Encyclopedia. A.D.A.M. Health Illustrated Encyclopedia. In-depth information, color illustrations and animations on over 1,500 media topics; provided by NetWellness.
Proceed to American Memory. American Memory. Primary source materials for U.S. history and culture from the Library of Congress.
Proceed to American National Biography. American National Biography. More than 18,000 articles about famous Americans no longer living. Many articles include helpful web links.
Proceed to Annals of American History. Annals of American History. More than 2,000 primary source documents and 700 pieces of multimedia from Encyclopedia Britannica.
Proceed to AMICO Library, an online image collection of thousands of museum items from earliest times to the present. The ART Collection. Online image collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, textiles, costumes, jewelry and more, from earliest times to the present.
Proceed to Biography Reference Bank for articles about famous people from around the world. Biography Reference Bank. Articles about more than a half-million people, most in full text, from around the world, both living and dead.
Proceed to Britannica Online School Edition. Britannica Online School Edition. Three encyclopedias (100,000+ articles), atlas, dictionary, images and video clips, reviewed Web sites, magazine articles and more.
Consumer Health Complete Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
Use a link in the table below to locate a specific video. Digital Video Collection.  Includes hundreds of digital videos that have been made available at no cost to Ohio K-12 districts.
Proceed to EBSCOhost. EBSCOhost. Articles from more than 6,000 magazines and newspapers are indexed, most in full text, from children's magazines to professional research.
Proceed to EBSCO TOPICsearch.  EBSCO Topic.  Search EBSCO by topics.
Proceed to Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, World Book's Spanish encyclopedia. Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. Online Spanish language encyclopedia for younger Spanish-speaking students and students just learning the Spanish language.
Proceed to Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol. Enciclopedia Juvenil. Online Spanish language encyclopedia that is appropriate for younger Spanish-speaking students and students just learning the Spanish language.
Proceed to Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol. Enciclopedia Universal en Español. Online version of the Spanish language encyclopedia published by Encyclopedia Britannica.
Proceed to FirstGov. FirstGov. A search engine for 31+ million U.S. Government web pages.
Proceed to FirstGov for Kids. FirstGov for Kids. A search engine for U.S. Government web pages for children and links to other sites.
Gale Literary Databases -- Contemporary Literary Criticism Gale Literary Databases. Extensive biographical and critical information combined with subject-term accessibility and other powerful search options.
Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica  Comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia from World Book Inc. and Hispánica Saber. It is written from a Latin American perspective and the content is updated monthly.
Great Web Sites for Kids. Selected by the Great Web Sites Committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association.
INFOhio Research Project Calculator. Offers students a simple and comprehensive five-step model for navigating the research process.
ipl2. Index to more than 10,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians.
ipl2 For Kids. Internet Public Library has lots of information to help with school assignments and projects. Lots of Fun Stuff, too!
ipl2 For Teens. Internet Public Library pulls together "information to help you with life, school, friends and work." Also, Web links and Ask a Question service.
Kids Search. Designed especially for youth in grades K-8
KnowItNow 24x7. Free, statewide online reference service, available 24 hours a day, every day.
Proceed to LearningExpress Library. Learning Express Library. Provides interactive online learning platform designed to help students succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.
Proceed to L'Encyclopédie Découverte, World Book's French encyclopedia. L'Encyclopédie Découverte. Online French language encyclopedia for younger French-speaking students and students just learning the French language.
Proceed to Librarians' Index to the Internet. Librarians' Index to the Internet. Index to more than 10,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians.
Proceed to Literature Online from Chadwyck-Healey. Literature Online from Chadwyck-Healey. Full-text, searchable works available online to supplement your library's print collections. Poetry, drama and fiction are included.
Proceed to MEDLINEplus. Mango Languages. Learn practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. ESL packages for foreign language speakers.
Proceed to MEDLINEplus. MEDLINEplus. Health information from the National Library of Medicine.
Proceed to NetWellness. National First Ladies' Library. Biographies, lesson plans for teachers, a timeline and a bibliography for every First Lady since Martha Washington.
Proceed to NetWellness. National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Lessons and learnings about the legacy of the Underground Railroad and the lives of historic and contemporary Freedom Heroes.
Proceed to NetWellness. NetWellness. Health information from Ohio's major medical centers and much more.
Proceed to NewsBank Newspapers. NewsBank Newspapers. A collection of full-text newspapers available online.
Proceed to Ohio Historical Society. Ohio Historical Society. Information about Ohio's past and many of the sites important to our state's history.
Proceed to Ohio Historical Society's Ohio Kids! Ohio Historical Society's Ohio Kids! An online encyclopedia of Ohio history, Bicentennial stuff, and more.
Proceed to OH! Kids. OH! Kids. Activities, information and learning tools especially for tots, kids, and tweens.
Proceed to OH! Kids - WebTweens. OH! Kids WebTweens. Cool sites for 9-11 year olds, for school and for fun.
Proceed to Ohio Landsat 7 Satellite Images. Ohio Landsat 7 Satellite Images. Satellite views of Ohio updated regularly; part of OhioLINK's Digital Media Center.
Proceed to selected OhioLINK Digital Media Center resources for K-12. OhioLINK. The Ohio Library and Information Network provides easy access to information and rapid delivery of library materials throughout the state.
Proceed to Ohio Memory. Ohio Memory Project. Ohio historical treasures in an online scrapbook of primary sources.
Proceed to State of Ohio Web Site. State of Ohio. Information about Ohio's executive, judicial, and legislative branches.
Proceed to OPLIN resources for K-12. OPLIN. Ohio Public Library Information Network provides access to high-quality research databases.
Proceed to Oxford Reference Online. Oxford Reference Online. More than 100 complete reference titles, fully indexed and cross-searchable, from a wide range of disciplines.
Proceed to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. ProQuest Ancestry Library Edition. Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more. Access to this database is available within a school building only.
Proceed to Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps. More than 40,000 maps (1847-1970) of Ohio towns and cities. Provided by OPLIN as part of OhioLINK's Digital Media Center.
SchoolRooms. Thousands of K-12 Web sites to explore! Links to magazine and newspaper articles, encyclopedia articles and more from the Core Collection.
Science Online has thousands of articles, experiments and videos on science and math topics. Science Online. Thousands of essays on major topics and issues in science, math and technology, along with illustrations, experiments, activities and biographies.
Proceed to EBSCOhost Searchasaurus. Searchasaurus.  Makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.

Proceed to SIRS Discoverer. SIRS Discoverer. Database of full-text articles for the young researcher. Students can read stories, learn about important people, find fun projects to do, and much more.
World Book Kids has thousands of easy-to-underestand articles, pictures and fun activities. World Book Kids. Encyclopedia for grades K-5.
Proceed to World Book's Online Reference Center. World Book Online Reference Center. Encyclopedia for grades 6-8.
World Book Advanced includes encyclopedic, multimedia, e-book and primary source databases for high school and college students. World Book Advanced. Encyclopedia for high school and college students.
Proceed to World Book Hispánica Saber- Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica World Book Early World of Learning. Resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills.
Proceed to World Book Hispánica Saber- Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica World Book Hispánica Saber. Comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia.
World Book Student.  Articles of the World Book, Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, and much more.
Proceed to World Data Analyst. World Data Analyst. Offers statistical portraits of the countries of the world and tools for making comparative charts and tables.

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