Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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ProQuest African American Heritage

African American Heritage

A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.

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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. For more information, see the Basic Search and Advanced Search tutorial videos.

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Biography Reference Bank. EBSCO Host.

Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank is a collection of full-text biographies on notable personalities from around the world, including actors, authors, world leaders, inventors .

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Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier offers information from business publications as well as tens of thousands of company profiles. It contains news and journal articles on marketing, management, accounting and more. Also included are company profiles, industry and marketing reports and company financial data.

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Cleveland Necrology File and News Index. Cleveland Public Library.

Cleveland Necrology File

The Cleveland Necrology File was produced from a microfilmed copy of an alphabetical card file containing local cemetery records and newspaper death notices gathered by the staff of the Cleveland Public Library. It contains death notices published in the following newspapers: The Cleveland Plain Dealer (1850-1975), The Cleveland Herald (1833, 1847-1848, 1876, 1878-1879), The Cleveland Press (1941-1975). For necrology information after 1975, please use the Cleveland News Index.

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Cleveland News Index. Cleveland Public Library.

Cleveland News Index

The online Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles, and reviews from The Plain Dealer (1983-June 1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-2014), Northern Ohio Live (Sept. 1990-June 2009), and Ohio Magazine (Oct.1990-2014). Obituaries from The Plain Dealer and The Cleveland Press are included from 1976 to the present. Please note that this index does not provide full text access to these sources.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Search Consumer Reports magazine for full text articles from 1991 to the present. Find product evaluations, articles on public safety, health, marketplaces, and legal decisions that affect consumers.

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Data Axle Reference Solutions

Data Axle Reference Solutions

The premier source of information for reference and research, formerly known as ReferenceUSA, this newly designed website with a new name and look offers accurate data on 79 million U.S. businesses and 274 million consumers. Search for businesses by SIC code, sales volume, number of employees, and more. Search for residence directory information by name, location, or phone number.

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Driving Tests

Driving Tests

Free practice tests for automobile instruction permit, a temporary instruction permit identification card (TIPIC) for a motorcycle license, or a commercial learner’s permit (CLP). Official manuals and practice tests to take to prepare for the written knowledge exams.

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Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning

World Book Early World of Learning offers rich resources to help young learners build their vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency. It features three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades.

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EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost

Magazine and journal articles.

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Explora Primary Schools

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

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

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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Gale LegalForms. Powered by US Legal Forms.

Gale Legal Forms

Download legal forms online.

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HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest Online

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.

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Hobbies & Crafts Source

Hobbies & Crafts Source

How-to instructions and creative ideas for crafters, collectors, foodies and fans. This 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 Source

Home Improvement Source

Your source for “how-to” information on a variety of home improvement and repair projects including remodeling, electrical work, and much more.

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LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and ebooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center provides the most relevant information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. It gives students, teachers and librarians a complete foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

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Morningstar

Morningstar

Morningstar Investment Research Center provides independent, in-depth research and recommendations on 11,000 stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and 950 exchange traded funds. The format is user-friendly and includes an investment education section.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus helps librarians, teachers, parents, and other adults who care about children in grades K-8 find fiction and non-fiction books to read tailored to their reading level and interests. Or, kids can try it themselves to help them select books they will enjoy. Using simple search techniques, find helpful resources such as expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.

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NoveList Plus. Your next great read is just clicks away.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus helps readers of all ages or those who help readers find fiction and non-fiction books they will enjoy. Using simple search techniques, find helpful resources such as expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford University Press works with international communities of scholars across all fields of study to develop new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.

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Points of View Reference Center. Balanced Perspective on Current Issues.

Points of View Reference Center

Resources that present multiple sides of an issue to help develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

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

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What Tree Is It? Identify by Leaf. Identify by Fruit. Identify by Name.

What Tree Is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's That Snake? A guide to the snakes of Ohio.

What's That Snake?

Ohio snake identification guide.

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What's the Point? Identifying Flint Artifacts.

What's the Point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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World Book Online

World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college.

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World Book Student

World Book Student

Great for ages 10-14. Tailored specifically for students, articles include multimedia and related resources to engage students, biographies, and supplemental tools to support cross-curricular studies.

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OCLC WorldCat

WorldCat

The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information back to the 11th Century. Includes holdings information from the world's libraries presented by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).

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