Research Databases

A B C E F H K L M O P R S T V W
List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Consumer Reports

Consumer buying guide & product reviews.

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EBSCO Offerings

Listings and links to all EBSCO services, including databases, Flipster, Consumer Reports,etc.

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EBSCOhost Databases

Magazine and journal articles.

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Explora Primary Schools

Designed with students and educators in grades K through 5 in mind, Explora Primary Schools provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Explora Public Libraries

Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora 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.

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Explora Secondary Schools

Designed with students and educators in grades 6 through 12 in mind, Explora Secondary 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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Heritage Quest

A genealogy resource featuring U.S. Census Records and many other sources. Free at the library and from home. At home use 45068 directly followed by your card number as your password. (Ex: 450689999).

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

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Kids InfoBits

Provides the Tools and Resources to Develop Future Ready Skills in Young Learners:

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, 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 makes 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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Ohio Means Jobs

This site is for job seekers and Ohio employers. Offered here are assessments, courses, resume assistance, etc. If you need help with resumes and cover letters, find the Quick Links in the bottom of the page toolbar titled “Resume & Cover Letters.” On this site, job seekers can also upload their resumes to apply for jobs.

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Ohio Obituary Index

An index to over 3,500,000 obituaries, death and marriage notices and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day. Actual obits may be ordered from over 60 partner libraries; only Hayes Library has online ordering..

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Ohio Web Library

Research databases offered by the State of Ohio.

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Points of View Reference Center

Essays on controversial subjects.

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Religion & Philosophy Collection

An essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

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Sanborn Fire Maps

Historical maps of Ohio cities.

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Waynesville History Blog

Waynesville history as researched by Karen Campbell for the Ohioana Room at the Mary L. Cook Public Library : http://waynesgenhis.blogspot.com/2005/07/ohioana-room-mary-l-cook-public.html

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What Snake is It?

Ohio snake identification guide.

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What Tree is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's the Point?

Identify flint artifacts from Ohio's prehistoric peoples.

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World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and curricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instructions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework.

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World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college.

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World Book Online: Early World of Learning

Online resource for preschoolers and early elementary grade students.

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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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