Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links

Creativebug for Libraries

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EBSCO Host Databases

Magazine and Journal Articles

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Explora Secondary Schools

Grades 6-12: A far better alternative to websites and search engines for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center 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.

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Home Improvement Reference 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.

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LearningExpress Library

Whether you’re looking to improve your core skills, prepare for college admissions tests, obtain your high school equivalency or join the workforce, LearningExpress Library a powerful e-learning platform from EBSCO LearningExpress ― has everything you need. LearningExpress Library contains a collection of practice tests, quizzes, tutorials, microlessons, e-books, articles and flashcards to help you achieve your goals.

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Literacy Reference Center

Information on thousands of authors and their works.
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Ohio History Connection Digital Collections

The Ohio History Connection has many digital collections and exhibits for you to explore. Choose one below to get started! 
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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

With today’s overabundance of information, and misinformation, students and researchers alike can be overwhelmed in identifying what’s trustworthy, what’s up-to-date, and what’s accurate.

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Points of View Reference Center

Essays on controversial subjects.

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Science Reference Center

Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly …
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What Tree Is It?

Whether wandering through the woods or the neighborhood, users can use What Tree Is It? to identify their surrounding trees by leaf or fruit. Learn more by exploring trees by name.

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What's That Snake?

The Ohio snake identification guide.
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What's The Point?

Identifying flint artifacts. 
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World Book Timelines

Explore more than 650 pre-made timelines with over 14,000 individual events, or create your own timelines!

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WorldBook Advanced

Ages 14 and up. A wealth of vetted articles supplemented by thousands of original source documents fosters advanced research and critical thinking skills and prepares students for continued growth!

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