Research Databases

  • Workforce Skills for 21st Century

    Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success™ is a dynamic online learning platform that helps people build a foundation for success—in credit-bearing programs, job and career initiatives, and in life. It delivers the skill-building, test preparation, and job search and resume resources that can open doors to higher education and better employment opportunities.

  • World Book Kids

    Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and curricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instructions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework. World Book Kids is designed especially for younger users, English-language learners, and reluctant readers. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read content, bright colors, and a graphical design.

  • World Book Online

    Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work. Tailored for the needs and skills of older students, World Book Advanced integrates primary and secondary source databases in a single search.

  • World War One Pathfinder

    About: This pathfinder is an annotated bibliography designed to assist in research for the topic of World War One. The list contains non-fiction items that are held by the Troy-Miami County Public Library. The pathfinder guide does not contain all books the library has on the subject but is designed as an introduction to the larger collection of library holdings.