Research Databases

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Information on books and authors.

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American & English Literature Screenshot 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 Ref Bank Screenshot 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 Screenshot Business Source Premier

Company and market reports

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Consumer Health Complete Screenshot Consumer Health Complete

Full text journals, magazines, and reference books from EBSCOhost dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Browse medical, health-related and drug reference books. Read articles on health and fitness. Find sources for alternative health information.

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Explora Primary School Screenshot 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 Library Screenshot 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 Screenshott 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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Explora Secondary Screenshot 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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Fantastic Fiction Screenshot Fantastic Fiction

Fantastic Fiction provides over 25000 bestselling author bibliographies with all the latest books, covers and descriptions. It also provides series list for many contemporary authors.

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Gale Legal Forms Screenshot Gale Legal Forms

Ohio specific, accurate, and reliable, Gale’s LegalForms can help you with fill-in-the-blank templates. Available right here!

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Heritage Quest Screenshot Heritage Quest Online

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. (Subscription login requires a Carnegie Public Library card.)

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Juvenile Series Screenshot Juvenile Series and Sequels

The 'Juvenile Series and Sequels' database contains over 36,000 books in 4,900 series titles that are classified into three audiences:

  • Juvenile Easy [JE] – for birth through 2nd grade readers
  • Juvenile [J] – for 2nd through 6th grade readers
  • Young Adult [YA] – for 6th through 12th grade readers
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KDL What's Next Screenshot KDL What’s Next

Kent District Library’s What's Next™: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction. This is one of the most used websites by librarians for series lists.

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KDL What's Next Screenshot KDL What’s Next

Kent District Library’s What's Next™: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction. This is one of the most used websites by librarians for series lists.

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Literary Reference Center Screenshot 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

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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Master File Premier Screenshot 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 Screenshot Medline Plus

National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.

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Netwellness Screenshot Netwellness

a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty.

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Newspaper Source Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full text for 20 national (U.S.) & international newspapers and selected full text for more than 230 regional (U.S.) newspapers, plus TV and radio news transcripts – updated daily.

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Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading ...

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Novelist Plus

NoveList® Plus. The secret to finding your next great read. NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available through libraries ...

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Novelist Plus Screenshot Novelist Plus

NoveList® Plus. The secret to finding your next great read. NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available through libraries ...

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Ohio Means Jobs Resume Ohio Means Jobs-Resume

Ohio Means Jobs Resume Builder Login.

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Points of View Screenshot Points of View

Essays on controversial subjects. It offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.

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Career One Stop Screenshot Resume & Cover Letter Help

CareerOneStop your source for career exploration, training & jobs.

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Sandborn Maps Screenshots 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 Online Screenshot Science Online: Facts on File

Articles, videos, and experiments. Great for science projects.

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Science Reference Center Screenshot 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 Screenshot SuperSummary

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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WebMD Screenshot WebMD

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 Screenshot What Tree Is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's That Snake Screenshot What's That Snake?

Ohio snake identification guide

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What's the Point Screenshot What's the Point?

Identifying flint artifacts. Including arrowheads, spearheads, etc.

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World Book Early Screenshot World Book Early World of Learning

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

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World Book Info Finder Screenshot World Book InfoFinder

World Book Online Info Finder is the optimal resource for patrons in elementary and middle school coming to the library for help with their homework and research projects.

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World Book Kids Screenshot World Book Kids

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

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World Book Screenshot 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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World Book Timelines

World Book Timelines allows you to discover and map important events with accurate information powered by World Book's wealth of knowledgeable resources.

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