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Even when you can’t make it into the library, you can still make use of our resources. Access them easily from any computer, tablet or smartphone, wherever you have an Internet connection. Download music and books, take an online class, research historical and genealogical records, do research, and take practice tests. All you need is a Buckeye Public Library Card to access all these resources.


E-Books, Music & Magazines:

E-books & Audiobooks (Overdrive) - Overdrive gives you access to thousands of e-books and audiobooks. Customers can checkout 5 digital titles at a time and there are never any late fees.

Freegal Music - Freegal Music gives you access to over 8 million downloadable songs. You can download up to five songs per week and they never need to be returned.

RB Digital Magazines - RB Digital Magazines gives you digital access to over 200 magazines. Titles include: Wired, Women's Health, ESPN, The New Yorker, Vogue, National Geographic, and more.

Online Classes & Learning:

Books & Authors - Books & Authors offers expert book reviews, recommendations and author biographies.

Britannica Library - Britannica Library offers safe, reliable, and up-to-date information and resources for kids, students, and adults of all ages.

Kids InfoBits - Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate research material.

NoveList - NoveList is an online tool to help readers of all ages find new books to read based on books they've already read or topics in which they are interested.

Rocket Languages - With Rocket Languages you will learn to speak a new language naturally through language and culture lessons and you can also build on your vocabulary and improve your audio recognition of common words and phrases. Some languages offered are: Spanish, Sign Language, German, Japanese, and more.

Universal Class - Universal Class gives you access to over 500 free online classes. Topics are wide-ranging from computer skills to history, to baking.

Research and Academic Resources:

Academic OneFile - Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines.

Biography In Context - Biography In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people.

General One File - General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines.

Global Issues In Context - Global Issues In Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. 

Literature Resource Center - Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Newsstand - Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. 

Opposing Viewpoints - Opposing Viewpoints is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.

Reference USA - ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. It provides access to over 54 million U.S. Businesses and over 213 million U.S. Historical Businesses. Information includes company name, address, phone, executive contact names, sales volume, and much more. It also includes comprehensive residential data on over 291 million residents.

Science In Context - Science In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

Student Resources In Context - Student Resources In Context helps you explore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video and audio files. 

U.S. History In Context- U.S. History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.

World History In Context - World History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.


Ancestry Library (in Library Use Only) - Ancestry Library is a tool that allows you to research your past. You can search through Census records, shipping manifest, marriage licenses and more.

Heritage Quest - Heritage Quest allows you to research the past using a simplified, easy-to-use interface powered by Ancestry Library.

Test Preparation & DIY:

Career Transitions - Career Transitions allows you to search for and track jobs, create targeted resumes and cover letters, practice and master interview techniques, and explore and identify career paths according to your interests.

Chilton Library - Chilton Library represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. 

Learning Express Library - Learning Express Library can help you achieve your career goals. You can study for the GED test, brush up on math skills, and more.

Legal Forms - Legal Forms gives you a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms across the most popular legal areas.

Testing & Education Reference Center - Testing & Education Reference Center provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and more.