Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Biography Reference Bank

Full-text access to up-to-date biographical profiles of notable people with accompanying images, magazine and journal abstracts, and citations.

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EBSCOhost Databases

This link displays the various EBSCOhost databases that you can access, but that we don't have listed on our website. This includes other academic, professional, medical, and research journals, plus more general reference databases.

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Explora for Primary School (Grades PreK-5)

This database searching tool is designed with the younger student in mind. It provides access to a wide range of resources that are helpful to students in their school work, from math and science, to language and history.

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Explora for Public Libraries

Reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books grouped into easy-to-browse categories.

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Hobbies & Crafts Source

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 Source

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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Ohio BMV Practice Tests is a free study resource to help you prepare for different Bureau of Motor Vehicles exams. You can access driver's license, motorcycle license, and CDL practice questions, and get hints to answers as you work through the practice questions.

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Ohio Web Library

The Ohio Web Library is the main access point for many online resources and publication that are provided to Ohioans by their libraries. Visit this page for more resources than you see linked here on our library’s website.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

A comprehensive collection of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.  All assembled by international communities of scholars across all fields of study.

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Science Reference Source

This science focused database contains full-text articles, encyclopedia entries, and other reference sources, along with access to a number of different image sources.

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Very Short Introductions

Launched by Oxford University Press in 1995, Very Short Introductions offer easy-to-read introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. Since the series was launched it has continued to offer new books each year for students and scholars, and the avidly curious, offering a bridge between reference content and higher academic work.

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What's the Point?

By answering just a few questions, flint artifacts of Ohio can be identified as a blade, drill, point, or scraper and attributed to a likely era and people. Learn more by exploring the Glossary, Artifacts Index, or articles about Ohio's Prehistoric People.

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World Book Kids

World Book Kids is an online encyclopedia designed for younger users. It is a searchable and up-to-date version of the popular encyclopedias also found in print.

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World Book Online

The World Book Online is a searchable version of the World Book Encyclopedia published on the internet.

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