American and English Full Text Literature Collections Electronic books of American and English literature – poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible – originally published in print. Explore American poetry from 1600 to the present. Compare different editions of Shakespeare’s work. Read early American fiction. Explore English drama.
The electronic editions of 32 local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers–all in one easy-to-search database. Each paper provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community. Paid ads are excluded. NewsBank Help
Ancestry.com(In Library Use Only) – delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
This resource contains more than 54,000 digital images from seventeen art museums around the world, including Cleveland Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. ART Collection Help
Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)(For access from outside of the library, please use Remote Access link at end of description) Auto repair and maintenance on many vehicles from 1945-present. Includes care & repair tips, troubleshooting guides, maintenance intervals, wiring diagrams, service bulletins & recalls and more. Remote Access
Biography Reference Bank H. W. Wilson’s collection of 120,000+ biographies from over 60 reference titles, thousands of biographical magazine articles, and over 32,000 printable images. Search by name, profession, ethnic background, place of birth, and more.Quick Tip Sheet(in PDF format).
Business Source Premiere (EBSCO)
Business Source Premier is a full text business database, which provides full text for more than 2,950 scholarly business journals, including full text for nearly 900 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 300 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922. Updated daily.
Gale Legal Forms (Ohio and U.S.) -(For access from outside of the library, please use remote access link at end of description) Ohio-specific and national legal forms spanning a variety of common concerns (bankruptcy, divorce, employment, landlord tenant, living wills, power of attorney, taxes, etc.). Also includes Legal definitions and attorney directories. For remote access click here.After you enter your library card barcode number (with no spaces) you must choose Mason Public Library as your library from the drop down box.
Global Road Warrior(For access from outside of the library, please use remote access link at end of description)
The Global Road Warrior is an international resource for social, cultural, travel, and business information. The database covers 175 countries and territories and includes information on demographics, economy, holidays, currencies, visas, climate, passports, immunization, entry and departure, emergencies, internal travel information, country and regional maps, airports, international dialing guides, and more. For remote access you will need you library card barcode number. For remote access click here.After you enter your library card barcode number (with no spaces) you must choose Mason Public Library as your library from the drop down box.
HeritageQuest – delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.
LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator - combines everything you need for a successful job search into one easy-to-use online application. With this innovative job-hunting system, you can: Explore detailed information on over 1,000 different occupations, match your interests and skills with the career that’s best for you, search over five million up-to-the-minute local and national job postings, create professional resumes and cover letters, practice and master interviewing skills, get invaluable tips and advice every step of the way—from your initial search to accepting an offer and conveniently organize and track your job-search progress all in one place.
Full-text, searchable works available online to supplement your library’s print collections. Poetry, drama and fiction are included.
Mango Languages - Mango’s unique teaching method quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers. Your instructor will take you through every step of the process! Each lesson revisits previously learned material, but you have complete control over your learning experience. You must access Mango through the library’s website for authentication. Please make sure your Mango screen shows Mason Public Library in the upper righthand corner. If you wish to create a learning profile you will need to Enter your library card barcode number (with no spaces).
MasterFILE Premiere (EBSCO) MasterFILE Premier provides full text from over 1,900 magazines – general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural. It also offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 2,510 other publications. For some titles, full text backfiles date from 1975. The database also contains full text for nearly 200 reference and travel books; 88,000 biographies; 60,000 primary source documents; and 91,000 photos, maps, and flags. Updated daily.
Morningstar- (For access from outside of the library, please use remote access link at end of description)Investment resource specialized in fund investing. Offers news, commentary, fund information, tutorial, tools, forums, and more. Morningstar is now available only online. You must access Morningstar through the links provided here on our web page. Please do not bookmark Morningstar.com to get access with your library card as it will not work. Remote Access
Netwellness A non-profit consumer health Web site that provides high-quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty at the University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University, and The Ohio State University.
NoveListPlus(EBSCO) (For access from outside of the library, please use remote access link at end of description)
NoveList allows readers of all ages to use a favorite author or title to discover new books to read. You can also search NoveList’s 96,000 title database by subject or genre. For remote access click here. After you enter your library card barcode number (with no spaces) you must choose Mason Public Library as your library from the drop down box.
NoveListPlus K-8(EBSCO) (For access from outside of the library, please use remote access link at end of description)
Especially designed for school libraries, NoveList K-8 allows you to discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in classrooms. The NoveList Learning Center provides a complete introduction to the product and shows how to use NoveList to meet the reading needs of students. For remote access click here. After you enter your library card barcode number (with no spaces) you must choose Mason Public Library as your library from the drop down box.
OhioMemory Online Scrapbook - discover 26,000 primary sources from 330 archives, historical societies, libraries and museums that document Ohio’s past from prehistory through the present.
OPLIN Databases - all of the databases provided by the Ohio Public Library Information Network
Optimal Resume - a comprehensive career center that goes beyond just creating a resume! Optimal Resume allows you to:
Create high-impact, interactive career materials (print resumes, video resumes, personal career websites, portfolios and more) based on your career goals.
Present your materials online — with our easy-to-use website builder — and in print, as you can download your materials in a number of formats.
Manage an unlimited number of career documents from one central location.
Share your credentials with your network on your own professional website and across social networking sites (Facebook, Linked In, etc.). All you need is a Mason Public Library card to get started!
Oxford Reference Collection Online
Oxford Reference Online brings together 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works – containing well over 60,000 pages – into a single cross-searchable resource.
PriceIt! Antiques and Collectibles -(For access from outside of the library, please use remote access link at end of description) Use this resource to identify, research, and price art, antiques, and collectibles. Pricing information in the database is gathered from three reputable sources: online auctions (eBay, GoAntiques), online retail (GoAntiques, TIAS), and land-based auction houses. For remote access click here.After you enter your library card barcode number (with no spaces) you must choose Mason Public Library as your library from the drop down box.
The Reference USA database contains, in module format, detailed information on more than 12 million U.S. businesses; 102 million U.S. residents; 683,000 U.S. health care providers. NOTE: You will need your patron barcode to access ReferenceUSA from home. You MUST access ReferenceUSA through our website for authentication to work correctly.
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
The Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provides a searchable interface for locating historical Maps of Ohio towns and cities. These maps were digitized from microfilm copies by Chadwyck-Healey, a Bell & Howell Information and Learning company. The searchable database is a joint project of OPLIN and OhioLINK. Sanborn Maps Help
Student Resource Center
Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type – magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.