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 birth, marriage and death records; federal census records; Freedman's Bank; military records; slaves and free(d) persons of color collection and more.

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American and English full text literature collections
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

U.S Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passengers lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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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 Premiere
Business Source Premiere

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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Early World of Learning
Early World of Learning

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

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Fold3 Library Edition

Browse military records by war; memorials; non-military records; international records and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Heritage Quest

Browse census records; Family and Local Histories Book Collection; wills and probate records; city directories; military records; immigration records; social security death index and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Kids InfoBits

Animals; music and movies; people; plants; sports; technology; arts; geography; health; literature; science; social studies.

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Learning Express Library

Career preparation; Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success; high school equivalency center; college admissions test preparation; school center; adult core skills; computer skills center and more.

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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 Reference Online

Oxford Reference is the premier online reference product, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press's Dictionaries, Companions, and Encyclopedias.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Research information on 20+ disciplines with the Oxford Research Encyclopedias provided by Oxford University Press.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962.

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Transparent Language Online

Choose from 50+ languages to learn online. Practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. 

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Very Short Introductions

Discover a new topic or subject with these intelligent and serious introductions written by authors who are experts in their field.

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What Tree Is It?

Identify trees by leaf, fruit, or name.

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What's That Snake?

Educational database for snakes. Quick I.D, Identify by name; myths and truths; snake glossary.

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What's The Point?

Identify flint artifacts. Includes an index, glossary, and timeline for Ohio natives.

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World Book

Atlas; citation builder; dictionary; government websites; interactive maps; timelines; world newspapers and more.

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World Book Early World of Learning

Read books online about subjects like colors, numbers, and shapes. Play educational games. Watch videos on plants, animals, people and more.

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World Book Kids

Educational database for kids. Pictures and videos; world of animals; activities; maps; games; important people; compare places; science projects; dictionary.

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World Book Spanish

Spanish educational database. Search for topics like people; places; science and mathematics; world religions; plants and animals; history; art; sports and more.

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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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