Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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about:books

Information on books and authors.
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African American Heritage

African American Heritage

Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

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American & English Literature

American & English full text Literature collections

Electronic books of American and English literature: poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible

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Discover your family's history Ancestry library edition

Ancestry Library Edition (IN LIBRARY USE ONLY)

 Trace your genealogy using historical records. 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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Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source (You will find Auto Repair Service towards the bottom of the list) Repair and maintenance information on thousands of domestic and imported vehicles from 1954 to present, Millions of drawings and step-by-step photographs, Thousands of technical service bulletins and recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, Enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, Specifications and maintenance schedules, Labor time guide and estimator, and more.

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Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank

Access biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines.

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Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

Boost your business knowledge by researching company and industry profiles, country and market research reports, and magazine articles.

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Chilton Library

Chilton Library

Fix your car, truck, van, or SUV with these diagnostics, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, and step-by-step repair procedures.

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Cochrane Library

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. These databases include the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCA).

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Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Browse medical, health-related and drug reference books. Read articles on health and fitness. Find sources for alternative health information

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Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

Historic digital collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Ohio and more. The DPLA portal to photographs, maps, documents, and AV materials from across the country is a great starting place for your local history and genealogy reference.

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Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning

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

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EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost

Search thousands of magazines, academic journals, newspapers, reference books, photos and maps on millions of topics.

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Explora Primary Schools

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 Secondary Schools

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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Fold3

Fold3

A premier collection of historical U.S. military records that brings to life the details of America's military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents.

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Gale In Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits) is an easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation make it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

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HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest

Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy.

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Find "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

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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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Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.

Must be registered & logged in - to access the tutorials etc. plus the additional databases Job & Career Accelerator and Computer Skills.

 

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LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content

LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content

Self-directed online learning for technology, business, and creative skills. Access more than 12,000 video courses taught by industry experts to help you stay ahead in your current job or change careers.

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

Research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest. Learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

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Novelist Plus

Novelist

Want to know the secret to finding your next book? Looking for your next book? Want to find a new author? Can’t remember all the titles in a series? Try Novelist Plus

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NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

A trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. 

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Ohio Means Jobs

Ohio Means Jobs - Warren County

The mission of the Workforce One Investment Area workforce development system is to provide an educated and highly qualified workforce that meets or exceeds the current and future needs of employers.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Reference content in humanities, social sciences, and science.

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Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this resource provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Find large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods. Study the growth of towns and cities, and the impact of new development

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

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

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Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center

Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online

Learn to speak a new language. Over 100 foreign language courses are available that can help you learn languages including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. There's also an ESL component that provides English language learning to speakers of over 25 different languages.

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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

An excellent way to get a quick authoritative and accessible overview of a subject.

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What Tree Is It?

What Tree Is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's That Snake

What's That Snake

Ohio snake identification guide

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What's The Point?

What's The Point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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World Book Kids

World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles, with teacher guides

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World Book Online

World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college

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World Book Students

World Book Students

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

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World Book Timelines

World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

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