Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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American & English Literature

Full text electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible - originally published in print.
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Biography Reference Bank

This database supplies biographies, obituaries, and photographs of thousands of individuals – both living and deceased. Find multiple sketches of the subject's life and accomplishments. Search by time period, profession, place of origin, and birth and death dates.
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Business Source Premier

Company and market reports
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Chilton Library

Fix Your Car. Become your own mechanic and save money. Do it yourself with access to repair manuals for your car, truck, van or SUV. Find step-by-step auto repair instructions, maintenance schedules, recalls, diagrams and more. Search by specific year, make and model.
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Explora Primary School

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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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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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. Content Includes: Full text for nearly 2,000 magazines and books. 
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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. All of the content is organized in a robust, easy-to-use interface so that users can quickly find the information they need.
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Literary Reference Center

Full text of literary journals and respected literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories.
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Master File Premier

Master File Premier

This database provides full text for a wide variety of popular magazines and professional journals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

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Medline Plus

National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.
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a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty.
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Ohio Means Jobs

Find a job, learn career skills, meet the requirements of your government benefits, and more on

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. 
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Points of View

Essays on controversial subjects. It offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.
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Resume & Cover Letter Help

CareerOneStop your source for career exploration, training & jobs.
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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Locate buildings and neighborhoods. See a neighborhood "as it was". Study the growth of towns and cities. Identify the impact of new developments.
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Science Reference Center

Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
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SuperSummary : In-depth study guides on a variety of contemporary novels at your fingertips. Written by experienced teachers, professors, and literary scholars for a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles.
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Very Short Introductions

The perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly … Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from Climate to ConsciousnessGame Theory to Ancient WarfarePrivacy to Islamic HistoryEconomics to Literary Theory.

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WebMD -provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.
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What Tree Is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.
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What's That Snake?

Ohio snake identification guide
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What's the Point?

Identifying flint artifacts. Including arrowheads, spearheads, etc.
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World Book Early World of Learning

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

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

Tailored for the needs and skills of all students, World Book Online has buttons for all levels of homework and reference needs.
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World Book Student

World Book Student

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