Research Databases

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Information on books and authors.

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African American Heritage African American Heritage

Search essential historical records for African Americans.

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American and English Literature screenshot American & English Literature

Electronic books of American and English literature: poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible. For more information, see the Basic Search and Advanced Search tutorial videos.

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Ancestry library edition screenshot Ancestry Library Edition

IN LIBRARY 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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business source premier screenshot Business Source Premier

Company and market reports

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Chilton car manual Chilton Library

A car repair guide.

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consumer health complete screenshot Consumer Health Complete

Everyday health care information

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Consumer reports screenshot Consumer Reports

Consumer buying guide & product reviews

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EBSCO screenshot EBSCOhost

Magazine and journal articles.

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Explora Primary Schools screenshot Explora Primary Schools

A trustworthy environment for students and educators in grades K through 5 to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Explora Public Libraries screenshot Explora Public Libraries

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

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Explora Secondary Schools screenshot Explora Secondary Schools

Designed for students and educators in grades 6 through 12 for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.

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fold3 Fold3

Fold3 provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

The records at Fold3 help you discover and share stories about these everyday heroes, forgotten soldiers, and the families that supported them. On Fold3, you can combine records found on the site with what you have in your own albums and shoeboxes to create an online memorial for someone who served.

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heritage quest screenshot HeritageQuest

Discover your family history.

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Hobbies & Crafts

How to articles for many different crafts.

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home improvement Home Improvement

How to articles on projects around the house.

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kids infobits Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use. and features age-appropriate, reliable, and perfect for today's young learners. Its curriculum-related content covers a broad range of educational topics via a modern, graphical interface. 

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Literary Reference Center screenshot Literary Reference Center

Information on thousands of authors and their works.

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Lynda Library Lynda

Lynda Library, also known as Lynda.com, has more than 6,600 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management including instruction on various computer software, programming languages, and business topics. Learning paths are step-by-step structured courses, supported with quizzes, practice, and learning reminders to encourage you and support you as you make progress towards your goal. Examples of learning paths include how to become a web developer, manager, bookkeeper, project manager, small business owner, digital marketer, or digital illustrator.

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Merck manuals screenshot Merck Manuals

 A medical resource with information in professional and consumer versions.

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Ohio biography Ohio Biography

Ohio Biography collects and displays unique images from Ohio's past and present. The focus of this project includes people, places, and events. Some of them will be famous or even infamous, but many of them will not. They all have something of value to offer.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics

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Points of View Reference Center screenshot Points of View Reference Center

Essays on controversial subjects

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 Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

The comprehensive database for psychology and behavioral sciences.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection Religion and Philosophy Collection

The comprehensive database for religion and philosophy.

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review screenshot Review Online

The Review newspaper including dates May 1, 2007 - December 31, 2010 and January 1, 2012 - April 30, 2015.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps screenshots Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Historical maps of Ohio cities.

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Science Reference Center screenshot Science Reference Center

Science encyclopedias and reference books.

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Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center™ provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.

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Transparent Languages Transparent Languages

Language learning, in one complete experience.

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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas

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What Tree Is It? screenshot What Tree Is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's That Snake screenshot What's That Snake?

Ohio snake identification guide.

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What's The Point screenshot What's The Point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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

Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades.

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World Book Kids screenshot World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles, with teacher guides.

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World Book Online screenshot World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college.

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World Book Students screenshot World Book Students

Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards.

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