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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American & English Literature

The American & English Literature Collection contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English. 

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Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries of the world. Beyond the facts and figures, find an insider's perspective on the history, daily life, and customs. Also covers US states and Canadian provinces.

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Early Learning

A wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood skills. (Optimized for tablets)

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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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Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. 

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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 Facts for grades 6-12

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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Learning Express Library

Practice tests for ACT, SAT, and more. High school and college student resources as well as workforce skills and career prep for job seekers.

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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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Middle Search Plus

Articles from magazines for the Middle Grade audience.

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Ohio Means Jobs

Access ACT, SAT, and other college test preparation practice exercises. Additionally, find job resources for adults such as a resume builder, interview prep, and links to available positions. Create an account to access these resources.

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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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Science Reference Center

Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Full text articles from science encyclopedias.

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Read along with animated, talking picture books.

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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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What's the Point?

Get help identifying flint artifacts in Ohio.

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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 Advanced

Encyclopedia, dictionary and media resources. Includes a citation builder. Headlines, "Today in History", and other current topics are featured.
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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 Students

Encyclopedia articles, media, and more in Spanish. For Spanish speakers of elementary age and beyond.

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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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