Research Databases

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Academic Search Premier three peoples faces Academic Search Premier

Designed for academic institutions, this database is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more.

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ProQuest African American Heritage African American Heritage

   Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

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Research Alternative Health Care Alt HealthWatch Alt HealthWatch

Alt Healthwatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

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Explore the Amazing History of You Ancestry Library Edition Ancestry Library Edition

(In-library use only) U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Biography Reference Bank Thousands of famous people living & deceased Biography Reference Bank

Access biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines.

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Business Source Premier powered by EBSCOhost Business Source Premier

Company and market reports

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Fix your car Chilton Library Chilton Library

Do it yourself with access to repair manuals for your car, truck, van or SUV. Domestic and imported models from 1940 to present available.

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Computer Source Latest Tech Trends Computer Source

Full-text database covering computing, technology and engineering disciples. It is especially useful to researchers studying the business and social implications of new technology.

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everyday Health Information Consumer Health Complete powered by EBSCOhos Consumer Health Complete

Browse medical, health-related and drug reference books. Read articles on health and fitness. Find sources for alternative health information

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ERIC Education Resounces Education Center ERIC

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential too for education researchers of all kinds.

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Explora Primary School screenshot Explora Primary

Designed to meet the unique needs of users, Explora supports student research with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

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explora Public Libraries an EBSCO experience Explora Public Libraries

Reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books grouped into easy-to-browse categories

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The Web's Premier Collection of Military Records from Rev War to WWII. Documents & photos. Historic war records.

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Health Source Consumer Edition Health Source Consumer Edition

This full-text database covers a wide variety of subjects, including information on specific diseases as well as overall health topics. Subjects include fitness, nutrition, diabetes, aging, women's health, children's health and more.

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Health Source Nursing/academic Edition Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition is a trusted full-text database covering nursing and allied health topics, including pediatric nursing, critical care, mental health, nursing management, medical law and more.

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Heritage Quest Heritage Quest

Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. With more than 4.4 billion records, it delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, reference books, and newspapers from Arts & Cratfs to Science & Technology.

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Home Improvement Refereence Center Home Improvement Reference Center

Features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects. All of the content is organized in a robust, easy-to-use interface so that users can quickly find the information they need.

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Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits

Provides authoritative, curriculum-aligned, age-appropriate digital content that covers a broad range of educational topics.

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Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center

This rich full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

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Lynda.com Online Software Training Lynda.com

Lynda.com has more than 12,000 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management including instruction on various computer software, programming languages, and business topics. The video courses are taught by industry experts and are designed for any skill level.

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MAS Ultra School Edition powered by EBSCOhost MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

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MasterFILE Premier Available via EBSCOhost, over 1700 magazines and journals, general reference books MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

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MEDLINE with full text EBSCO health MEDLINE

Created by the United States National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers.

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Middle Search Plus powered by EBSCOhost Middle Search Plus

Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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Newspaper Source Available via EBSCOhost Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Articles from numerous academic encyclopedias of Social Work, the Oxford Classical Dictionary, American History, Climate Science, Communication, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, International Studies, Latin American History, Linguistics, Literature, Religion, Communication, and Politics.

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get a balanced perspective on current issues Points of View Reference Center Primary Research

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Professional Development Collection available via EBSCOhost Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers.

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Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection Psychology and Behavioral Science Collection

This full-text database is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.

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Regional Business News Regional Business News

Regional Business News provides full-text regional business publications for the United States and Canadian provinces. Users can search newspapers, magazines and other resources from trusted news sources.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection Religion and Philosophy Collection

This database is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a full-text source of content pertaining to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy.

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Sanborn see your neighborhood "as it was" Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Large scale street plans – including building outlines, property boundaries, and building use - produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company from 1867 to 1970

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Science Reference Center Science Reference Center

Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

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Empowering the Entrepeneur Small Business Reference Center woman and plant Small Business Reference Center

Full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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Sociological Collection Sociological Collection

This full-text database offers a trusted source of sociology literature, making it an essential tool for sociology and social work researchers, professionals and students.

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TOPIC search hands on keyboards TOPICsearch

Teachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

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Transparent Language online Transparent Languages

Users have unlimited access to more than 120 languages, with lessons and course materials designed to build listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Pronunciation practice, speech analysis, grammar, writing activities, and vocabulary-building activities.

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Very Short Introductions Very Short Introductions

Concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative--yet always balanced and complete--discussions of the central issues in a given topic.

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Vocational and Career Collection faces on four panels Vocational and Career Collections

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

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What Tree Is It ? tree with apples What Tree Is It?

We will use just two of the parts of trees, leaves and fruit, to identify the common trees of Ohio. Then, after you learn the tree’s name, you can read facts about your tree, or you can bypass the keys and go directly to the tree by name.

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What's That Snake 2 snakes What's That Snake?

This program includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio. Of these 30 kinds of snakes only three are poisonous and dangerous to people and domestic animals. We also have included one species of poisonous snake that does NOT live in Ohio, the Water Moccasin.

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What's the point?  Identifying flint artifacts What's The Point?

Program designed to help users identify flint artifacts.

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World Book Advanced World Book Advanced

Engage advanced students and adults with thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship. Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.

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Early World of Learning World Book World Book Early World of Learning

Emergent learners will engage in an interactive and playful environment that encourages reading comprehension and mastery of phonetic skills. Early World of Learning is full of stories, videos, songs, and games to provide a firm foundation for 21st-century learning and digital citizenship.

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World Book Kids confetti World Book Kids

Captivate even the most reluctant reader with unique visual engagements, rich multimedia content, and an abundance of educational games, activities, and projects. With thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies,

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World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos World Book Spanish

Spanish-language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners. Includes maps, images, and activities. Hear text read aloud.

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World Book Student on a map World Book Student

Online encyclopedia includes eBooks, videos, activities, primary sources, read-aloud, and translation features. Lexile reading levels included.

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World Book Timelines World Book Timelines

World Book Timelines allows you to discover and map important events with accurate information powered by World Book’s wealth of knowledgeable resources. There are over 400 interactive timelines to learn from.

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