The Elder High School Library exists to serve the information and pleasure reading needs of the students and teachers at Elder.  Our collection includes a variety of formats and types of resources in keeping with the ever-changing world of information, as well as tools such as a 3D printer, cameras, iPads and Nooks.   The Elder Library is a member of SWON (Southwest Ohio & Neighboring) Libraries, and Elder students and teachers have access to the other member library resources as well.
Access to the electronic resources via the links below may require usernames and passwords, especially when the user is off-campus. Students, faculty, and staff of Elder High School may request these usernames and passwords from the library staff in person at the library or via email to:

Librarian: Ms. Monica Williams-Mitchell
Assistant Librarian: Mrs. Kim Kelley

Click here to access the Elder High School Library Catalog.

Library Hours:  7:30 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.


Cincinnati Public Library Catalog and website of The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Bloom's Literary Reference Online


# Information on authors and their works with images and videos

Country Reports


# Information on countries (cultural, geographical, statistical)

EasyBib School Edition


Premium access to a helpful citation-creation, note-taking, and website evaluation tool-see librarian for assistance on registration

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to Present


# The online version of this encyclopedia covers the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-First Century

Facts on File


# Portal for Facts on File database subscriptions



# Gale Virtual Reference Library e-books including the New Catholic Encyclopedia, Novels for Students, Shakespeare for Students, and others. 

INFOhio 9-12 Core Collection


# INFOhio Electronic Resources for Grades 9-12


Issues & Controversies


# Articles and material on controversial issues and topics

Learning Express Library


 Practice ACT, SAT and other tests



Catholic News Service (CNS) documentary service, Origins. You will need a username/password to login---these can be obtained from an EHS religion teacher or the library staff

Student Resources in Context


# Information on student-focused and core subjects areas with content from reference sources, periodicals, newspapers, primary sources, and multimedia

U.S. History in Context 


# Content from reference works, primary documents, periodicals, and includes viewpoint essays, videos and audio from respected and reliable sources

World News Digest


# Archival news since November 1940 along with recent coverage that is updated twice weekly, includes a searchable hourly newsfeed and special features

World Religions Online


# Information on the history, beliefs and practices of major world religion with articles, images and videos



 # Use one search for all of our library materials -- books, videos, audio, articles.

# Requires Username and Password when accessed at home. These can be obtained from the school librarian.