The Reference Department is pleased to announce that we have acquired several new electronic reference books! Catch up on current events and popular culture with American Decades and the St. James Encyclopedia. Get authoritative information on mental health issues in The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health, or research social attitudes with the award-winning Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. Create a New Year’s resolution with the help of The Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness. Check out the links below:
- American Decades Primary Sources, Vol. 11
- Encyclopedia of Race and Racism
- Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness
- Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
Presents scholarly and peer-reviewed information on sociology, including culture, social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, and more.
- Administration for Community Living – Older Adults
- Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging
- Franklin County Office on Aging
- LifeCare Alliance – Meals on Wheels, etc.
- National Council on Aging
- NIH Senior Health
- Nursing Home Compare
- Ohio Department of Aging
- Ohio Long-term Care Consumer Guide
- Upper Arlington 2014-2016 Resource Directory for Older Adults and Their Families
- Upper Arlington Senior Center
Explores the history of American foods and beverages from 1539 to the present. Includes primary source documents.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is one of the best known reference publications in the country. The ultimate source for statistical information on the social, political and economic conditions of the US, any self-respecting public library has a copy on their reference shelf.
But, you don’t always have to go to the library to research current and historical data about the United States!
Statistical Abstract of the United States 2014, published by Proquest, is one of UAPL’s research databases our patrons can access online any time of day with their library card number and PIN. In addition to the convenience of remote access, the database is updated more frequently than the print source and easily searchable by keyword. It also allows researchers to work with data interactively with tables downloadable in multiple formats.
Try this incomparable resource today! Also, be sure to check out the rest of UAPL's premium resources related to government, society and culture.
Features detailed information on the countries and dependencies of the world, including articles on the United Nations.
Searches the contents of several databases at once, so high school students can find information and primary source documents on topics including language arts, business, careers, technology, science, math, and more.
Covers archaeological discoveries across North America by region, including several articles on archaeology in Ohio, from the Moundbuilders to the Flint Ridge State Memorial.