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Current Headlines: Access NewsBank Special Reports for the latest information about the Stock Market Fluctuation

Learn more. Go to Research Resources at the top of the page and click on "N" from the alphabetical list. Go to "NewsBank Special Reports." Here are some of the current headlines.

Do Your Research: 2016 Presidential Campaign Information

There are now 17 declared candidates for President of the United States from the Republican Party including the recently declared Governor of Ohio John Kasich and ex-Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore. Who is leading the polls, and why? What are the key issues driving the polls so far and what is each candidate’s position? Who has declared for the Democratic Party and what issues are each running on? Why has there been recent speculation the Vice President Joe Biden might enter the primaries?

Learning Express database will be available from Ohio Means Jobs

The Ohio Web Library database resources are purchased by the Libraries Connect Ohio partnership, combining Library Services and Technology Act funds from the State Library and state funds from the Ohio Public Library Information Network, OhioLINK, and INFOhio to purchase access to these statewide databases for all Ohioans. They are accessed from the Research Resources tab on the Westlake Porter Public Library homepage.

New Explora Database

For many students, writing a research paper can be a challenge, especially if they are unsure of which topic to select. Explora™, EBSCO's engaging interface for schools and public libraries, aims to simplify the research process by enabling students to search across all of your library’s EBSCO databases at once using a single search box. Students can also browse content in Explora by category to get research ideas. In addition, Topic Overviews provide students with the background information they need to begin their research.

Since Searchasaurus™, Kids Search™ and Student Research Center™ will be discontinued soon, we encourage you to try Explora. Here are some of the reasons why.

ALLDATA Car Repair Information

With over 25 years of experience, ALLDATA is the leading provider of original manufacturers' repair information – complete, unchanged and unabridged.  Access ALLDATA® Repair – Library and Educational Version to:

Have you HEARD a good book lately?

With OneClickdigital it's easy to download eAudiobooks from your library's website. eAudio is a great way to keep a good read with you when you're on the go. Why do we like OneClickdigital

NewsBank’s Special Reports

NewsBank’s Special Reports are news articles, images, videos, maps and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes.

News may break elsewhere - stories live on Zinio. Have you tried Zinio?

Zinio is the ultimate app for magazine lovers.  Access current digital magazines free from your Westlake Porter Public Library.

GVRL eBooks. Do your research.

Westlake Porter Public Library is delighted to announce a new service for our patrons called Gale Virtual Reference Library.

GVRL eBooks. Do your research.

Non-fiction eBooks available 24/7. Access is easy. No wait. No check-out required.