Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Academic Search Premier

Academic articles. Availability to limit search results to peer-reviewed and/or full text articles. 

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African American Heritage

Search genealogical information, resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans. Access AfriGeneas, a resource for conducting African American or African Ancestored genealogical research. 

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Biography Reference Bank

Biography database including speeches, images, obituaries, timelines, interviews, essays, and more.

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Computer Source

Provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology.

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EBSCOhost Databases

A variety of resources hosted by EBSCO. Search many databases at once by selecting from a list.

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Explora Primary School

Look up articles and facts from magazines and books, also browse categories with this resource. Designed for elementary aged children.

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Explora Public Libraries

Research magazine and journal articles from reliable sources. Book chapters, biographies, primary source documents, images, videos and more are available for students.
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Explora Secondary Schools

Articles and books for high school age students. Features include categories to browse, topic overview, citation tools, and Text-to-Speech.

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
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Index, records, and full-text articles and books covering topics about human impact on the environment.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition

Full text articles from consumer health magazines.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Scholarly articles from medical journals for nurses and others in medical community. 

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Hobbies & Crafts Source

Browse by categories such as: music, needlework crafts, gardening, model building, and science & technology for patterns, articles, and more on a wide variety of hobbies.

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Literary Reference Center

Full text classic books, literary reviews, author biographies, images, and more.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition

Reference books, biographies, full text articles, images and more from popular high school magazines.

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General interest articles from a large collection of magazines and journals. 

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Middle Search Plus

Articles from magazines for the Middle Grade audience.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated, the Oxford Research Encyclopedias combine the speed & flexibility of digital with the rigorous standards of academic publishing.

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Points of View Reference Center

Multiple sides of issues for students to assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays.

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Vocational and Career Collection

Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

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What Tree Is It?

Identify trees by their leaf, fruit, or by name.

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What's That Snake?

Get help identifying Ohio snakes.

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World Book

World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.

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World Book French

Encylopedia articles and media in French, including a visual dictionary.

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World Book Kids

Image-based articles, lesson plans, maps, games, and more learning tools for elementary aged users.

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World Book Spanish for Adults

World Book content in Spanish for adults. 

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World Book Student

Content for upper-elementary and middle grade students. Users can save, cite, and organize article pages and more with research tools. 

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World Book Timelines

Research timelines of historical figures, events, and topics. Users can also create and save their own timelines with tools provided.

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