Online Children's Reference Collection

drawings on a globe, a microscope, a book, a calculator and a ruler with other school things



                 orange from on bright green leaf

Explora (Elementary Schools)

Designed to meet the unique needs of users, Explora supports student research with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality. 


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                photo of sunrise earth

Explora (Middle Schools)

Designed for high school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world's leading magazines and reference books.  


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             photo of children using a computer

Gale in Context (Formerly Kids InfoBits)

This easy-to-use digital resource features age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 

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             drawing of a tree

What Tree Is It?  

Ohio Tree identification guide 

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          snakes slithering

What's That Snake?

Ohio snake identification guide

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        Early World of Learning showing a road leading to a big city

World Book Early World of Learning

Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. 

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