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Apps for Reference Services

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Introducing Apps for our Databases  

We're pleased to be able to offer 3 distinct apps to you for download on your iOS or Android devices: 

  • Mango Languages for Libraries,  
  • EBSCOhost,
  • and AccessMyLibrary

are provided for free to use with our database subscriptions. These apps together give you access to 70+ databases on your mobile device. For more information please see our Apps For Researchers page.

Currently Selected Databases

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Academic Search Premier

Offers scholarly and peer-reviewed information in nearly every area of academic study, including computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts, literature, medical science, ethnic studies, and more.

Columbus Dispatch Archives

Provides articles appearing in the Columbus Dispatch from 1985 to the present, including obituaries.

ConsumerReports.org

Contains full access to the Consumer Reports website, with expert, unbiased ratings, reviews, product comparisons, and buying guides for many essential consumer products.

EBSCOhost Databases

Searches the contents of several databases at once, for scholarly and general coverage of business, consumer, education, health, and science information.

Explora High School

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.

Historical Newspapers

Provides access to significant newspapers browsable by historical topic. Includes the full run of the New York Times.

MasterFILE Premier

Offers back issues of magazines and periodicals, including primary source documents.

National Geographic Virtual Library

Features every issue of National Geographic Magazine from 1888 to present, including additional content from National Geographic such as maps, videos, images and books.

National Newspapers

Provides access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, and more, from the 1980s to the present.

NewsBank

Offers full text access to the Columbus Dispatch as well as 24 national news magazines from print and online sources, including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Slate, Smithsonian and more.

Newspaper Source

Provides access to regional, national, and international newspapers, as well as television and radio news transcripts. Includes Al Jazeera, the Daily Mail, the Times of India, and more.

ProQuest Research Library

Offers extensive coverage of multidisciplinary periodicals, including scholarly and peer-reviewed journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines.

Regional Business News

Contains regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Includes some international coverage.

UA Archives

Presents historical resources about Upper Arlington provided by partnerships between UAPL and local organizations and individuals. Includes historical maps, Norwester Yearbooks, Norwester Magazines, images, and more.

Upper Arlington News Index

Provides an index to most articles published by Suburban News Publications in the Upper Arlington News from 1984 to the final publication on April 18, 2012. The content of articles can be obtained by contacting the Reference Department.