Databases: By Subject: Laws and Government



Explora - Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Explora for Kids

Explora for Kids is a research database designed with students and educators in mind. Elementary school students can learn about their favorite subject. Look up words. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find pictures. Translate articles into more than 30 languages. 

Explora for Teens

Explora for Teens is a research database designed for middle and high school students and educators. Learn more about your favorite subject. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find images for class projects and learn vocabulary.  Translate articles  into more than 30 languages.

Legal Forms

LegalForms is a database of downloadable "business, personal, real estate and general forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues".

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Today's increasingly complex issues are presented in a pro-and-con format in Opposing Viewpoints in Context. With content drawn from the social issues series from Greenhaven Press and content other Gale sources, this database provides an ideal reference source for everything from social studies projects to debate preparation.

Virtual Reference Library

A “world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses,” the Virtual Reference Library features over one million articles about a wide array of subjects.


Legal Resources

Collection of sites that cover government on the Federal, State, and Local levels. Also includes law and consumer sites.

State of Ohio

The official government site for the State of Ohio

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