Greatest American Resources

Databases available from the Cincinnati Public Library
Biography in Context Covers a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers and offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.
  • You may log in using your public library card number and pin (usually the last four digits of your phone number) OR the temporary log in information provided to you by Ms. Miller or your teacher.
  • Sign in with your Google account and save articles directly to your Google Drive. Student Google accounts =

INFOhio ISearch - No logon required at school. See Ms.Miller or your teacher for home logon info.
Use the search box below to search all of INFOhio's encyclopedias, databases (including Biography Reference Bank), and ebooks.

New York Times Use the search box at the top of the screen to find articles on your topic.

Library Catalog
  • Select Northwest High School.
  • Log in using your student ID# for the user name and password.
  • Do a keyword search for the name of the person you are researching.
  • If you don't get results, try doing a search for the time period or the field that the person is known for.
    • Example: If you are researching Rosa Parks, you could also search for civil rights or segregation. If you are researching Thomas Edison, you could also search for inventors or scientists.

Correctly citing sources is an important aspect of avoiding plagiarism. These tools can help!
Easybib makes it easy for you to cites sources. If you are using Google Chrome for research and/pr Google Docs to write your paper, try downloading the Easybib extension for Chrome or the the Google Docs add-on to streamline the process even more.
BibMe The fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It’s the easiest way to generate citations to build a works cited page. And it’s free.
Did I plagiarize flowchart?
Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources