General Research

Points of View

What is it? Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.  Why use it? Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.


Telephone Directories

AnyWho Online Directory
AnyWho provides a free online people search directory where you can find people by their name, address or you can do a reverse lookup by phone number.

Canada Yellow Pages
Look up a person or a business.

Get Human Help (IVR Cheat Sheet)
IVR stands for “interactive voice response”. This website shares tips on how to bypass the automated phone system at a variety of major business and government (INS, Social Security, Veterans Affairs) locations in order to speak to a human being.

White Pages, yellow pages, reverse lookups, email.

International - White and Yellow Pages
International inquiry names, addresses, telephones and faxes from Wayp Internet Group

Superpages - Yellow Pages Search
Yellow pages on the Web.

White pages, yellow pages, city guides, maps.

Yellow Pages from Around the World
Provides useful information and tips about finding and using telephone Yellow Pages around the world.


Good Calculators Free Online Calculators
A collection of really good online calculators for use in everyday domestic and commercial use.


Acronym Finder & Postal Codes Lookup
Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. You can also search for more than 850,000 US and Canadian postal codes.

One Look Dictionaries
Search dictionary web sites for words and phrases.

Your Dictionary
Online dictionary that features foreign language grammar sources.

Scanner Frequencies

Choose a state to see city frequency listings.

Lists northern Ohio scanner frequencies for law enforcement, EMS agencies, fire departments, emergency management, public works, schools and other services.

Scan Ohio
Find scanner frequencies by Ohio county listings.