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

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 and 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 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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AtoZ Food America

AtoZ Food America provides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical what did they eat articles, how to make food videos, and more, AtoZ Food America is the world's largest database of American food, culture, and recipes.

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AtoZ World Food

Access more than 7,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries, along with thousands of ingredient, food culture,and reference articles.

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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

Company and Market Reports

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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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Consumer Health Complete

Everyday health care information

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EBSCOhost

Magazine and journal articles

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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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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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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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Heritage Quest Online

Search census information, family history books, cemetery records, and more genealogical documentation.

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Hobbies & 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 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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Kids Infobits

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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Literary Reference Center

Information on thousands of authors and their works

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Lynda.com from LinkedIn

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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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Reference content in humanities, social sciences, and science.

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Points of View Reference Center

Essays on controversial subjects

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Historical maps of Ohio cities

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Science Reference Center

Science encyclopedias and reference books.

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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

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

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

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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 Students

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

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