Research Databases

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

This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.

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Alt HealthWatch

A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

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American and English Literature

Search for the text of poetry, drama and prose from American and English authors.

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Biography Reference Bank

Find biographical information written about thousands of influential people. 

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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.

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Computer Source

A full-text database covering computing, technology and engineering disciplines.

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CR - Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Product information written for consumers, including reviews, product descriptions and new articles. 

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EBSCOhost Databases

Search for peer-reviewed and professionally cited articles on thousands of topics. This database is a great place to begin your research. 

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ERIC - Education Resources Information Center

ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Explora for Educator

Teachers may search for articles to support their lesson plans. 

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Explora Primary Schools

Learn about new things with articles written for those patrons in elementary school - grades kindergarten through fifth grade. 

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Explora Public Libraries

A searchable database providing thousands of entries on a general range of topics. 

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Explora Secondary School

Students in grades six through twelve may search articles written specifically for their age group. 

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Gale in Context: Elementary

Find articles, news, videos and photos on many topics, written for elementary kids. 

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Gale Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms

Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Find information on arts and crafts or learn a new hobby. 

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects.

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MAS Ultra - School edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra – School Edition is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags. 

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Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

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Morningstar Investments

Independent research, ratings, and tools written to help people across the investing ecosystem write their own financial futures.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics.

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Points of View

Find articles supporting differing viewpoints on current topics.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection

Full-text database for theology and philosophy research. It includes hundreds of full-text journals and magazines covering many religious and philosophical topics, including world religions, religious history, political philosophy and philosophy of language.

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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 a tree by leaf or fruit.

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What's that snake?

Identify snakes or read more about snakes located in Ohio.

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What's the Point?

Learn more about flints, arrowheads and native residents of Ohio.

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A comprehensive suite of e-learning resources designed for all ages and abilities with articles, videos, educator tools, eBooks, research guides and more.

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WorldBook Early World of Learning

The Early World of Learning is the premier online learning resources for preschoolers and children in early grades.

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WorldBook Spanish

Spanish language encyclopedia containing 2,200 articles and more than 600 illustrations. 

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