Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier

Full text for scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals - covering nearly every area of academic study including computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more – from EBSCOhost. Conduct research for your next term paper. Discover in-depth articles on hundreds of subjects.

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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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Chilton Library

Chilton Library

Chilton Library provides access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today, as well as, many new vehicles. 

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Computer Source

Computer Source

Computer Source covers information and current trends in technology, with topics such as computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. It also provides indexing and abstracts.

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Crime Victims Rights Toolkit

Crime Victims Rights Toolkit

The Crime Victims Rights Toolkit serves as a self-help resource for crime victims. The Toolkit is designed to help victims of Ohio and federal crimes understand and exercise their rights. If a crime victim is having difficulty exercising his or her rights, he or she may contact the Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center immediately to request assistance.

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All EBSCOhost Databases

EBSCOhost Databases

All EBSCOhost Databases. Complete range of citation and full-text reference content available from the EBSCO publishing company. Individual database services are also listed separately. Select a single database for searching. Search multiple EBSCOhost resources at once. See what’s available from EBSCO.

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ERIC

ERIC

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential too for education researchers of all kinds. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, dissertations and policy papers.

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Explora for Middle Schools (Grades 6-8)

Designed with students and educators in grades 6 - 8 in mind, Explora Middle Schools provides 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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Explora for Public Libraries

Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories. Explora provides research collections on thousands of topics to help them find the information they need quickly and easily. You can search hundreds of professional journals, popular magazines, reference books, images, primary sources, and more by keyword or by topic.

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Explora for Secondary Schools (Grades 9-12)

Using Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports.

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Source

Got a hobby you’d like to nurture? Looking for a new activity to pass the time? Our library provides free access to Hobbies & Crafts Source, a database from EBSCO containing thousands of articles from top hobby and craft magazines and books as well as recipes, “how-to” videos and hobby profiles.

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Home Improvement Retirement Center

Home Improvement Source

Looking to install a new door, fix a leaky faucet, or spruce up your garden? You’ve come to the right place! Our library provides free access to Home Improvement Source, a database from EBSCO containing thousands of articles from leading home improvement magazines and reference books, plus a collection of home repair images not found anywhere else online.

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. Research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest. Learn more about a literary movement for book discussions. Powered by EBSCOhost​.

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MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

Read articles from popular magazines. Find out about another country or culture. Search for solutions to that question you can’t quite answer. Full text for a wide variety of periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues; and an image collection of photos, maps, flags, and much more – updated daily from EBSCOhost.

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Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source

Read articles from newspapers around the country, access industry-specific newspapers, and search TV and radio news transcripts. Includes full text articles from national (U.S.) and international newspapers and selected full text from almost more than 400 regional (U.S.) newspapers. An EBSCOhost resource.

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Ohioline

Ohioline

Ohioline is an information resource produced by Ohio State University Extension. Through Ohioline, you have access to hundreds of OSU Extension fact sheets covering a wide array of subjects such as agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, and 4-H youth development.

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Science Reference Center

Topics 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. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

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Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions

In this digital resource, hundreds of titles can be searched at once, opening up new pathways across subjects. Students can use Very Short Introductions to consider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular subject. Teachers and other educators can assign chapters or whole books to students. Adult learners can also gain new insights through an introduction to a topic.

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World Book Online

World Book Online

Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work. Tailored for the needs and skills of older students, World Book Advanced integrates primary and secondary source databases in a single search.

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