Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Information about books and authors.
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African American Heritage
African American Heritage
African American Heritage is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.
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American English Full Text Literature Collections
Electronic books of American and English literature: poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible.
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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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Business Source Premier
Use this database to search for business related books, journals and more!
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Chilton Library
Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
 
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Consumer Heath Complete
Everyday Healthcare Information.
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Consumer Reports
Consumer buying guide & product reviews.
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Cypress Resume
(In-Library Use Only) Create a resume in minutes with Cypress Resume!
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EBSCO Host Databases
Magazine and Journal Articles
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Explora Educator's Edition
Find more than 2100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Collection provides focus on education by provide full text for over 500 high-quality education journals. Explora provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.
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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
Reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books grouped into easy-to-browse categories.
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Fold3
Fold3® Library Edition is the premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos,
and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts.
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HeritageQuest
HeritageQuest
HeritageQuest® Online is an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources for
more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.
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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
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
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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Hoopla
hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.
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Jobs for Teens HQ
Our website is dedicated to helping teens find jobs. Getting a job is tough, but getting a job when you have little or no experience makes it even tougher. We're working to change that.
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InforBits
Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative,
easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
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Literacy Reference Center
Information on thousands of authors and their works.
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Lynda.com
Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
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NetWellness
NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
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NUWAV Legal Documents
The steady forward movement of automation and standardization in law now allows many legal issues to be handled by an individual without the help of expensive lawyers. With NUWAV, you can handle most common legal issues with no assistance whatsoever—including divorce. Just log in with your library card!
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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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Ohio Legal Help
Leveraging online innovation, Ohio Legal Help seeks to improve justice and fairness for all Ohioans by removing barriers to the law so that they can understand their legal options, make informed decisions and connect to local legal and community resources.
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Oxford Reference
Discover the breadth of Oxford Reference’s publishing by learning more about the titles and experts behind each distinct discipline. Select a panel to begin your research journey.
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Oxford Research Encyclopedias
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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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Sanborn has been creating maps since 1866—longer than any other company in the United States. We’ve been gathering information and mapping buildings for more than 140 years. Our archives contain over 1.2 million Sanborn maps containing the history of approximately 12,000 American cities and towns.
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Science Reference Center
Science encyclopedias and reference books.
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Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center
A collection of state-specific resources, such as demographic data, fastest growing cities, licenses and permits, organizations,
and more that are important to the start and development of businesses.
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Transparent Languages
Transparent Languages
Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels
looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.
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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?
The Ohio tree identification guide.
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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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WorldBook Early World of Learning
Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades.
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WorldBook Encyclopedia
Click here to go to the WorldBook Super Home Page!
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WorldBook Encyclopedia Kids Version
Click here to go to WorldBook's Encyclopedia for kids!
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WorldBook Encyclopedia Spanish Version
Click here to access the Spanish version of WorldBook Online!
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WorldBook Students
Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards.
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