Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
American & English Literature
American & English Literature

The American & English Literature Collections contain many works of poetry, drama, and prose from the 16th through 20th centuries. It includes the complete text of more than 200,000 poems, 2,000 plays, 100 works of prose, 11 major editions of Shakespeare’s works, and 21 editions of the Bible.This database can be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Computer Source
Computer Source

Computer Source offers full text for nearly 300 publications covering the latest information and current trends in high technology including computer science, programming, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, information systems, robotics, and software. This resource is suitable for students in the following grades: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Early World of Learning
Early World of Learning

Games, eBooks, stories, videos, songs, and other digital media that develop language and literacy skills. This resource is suitable for students in the following grades: PreK, K, 1st, 2nd and 3rd. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Explora Public Libraries
Explora Public Libraries

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. Explora provides research collections on thousands of topics to help them find the information they need quickly and easily. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. This site contains age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center provides you with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across time and literary discipline. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.
 

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MAS Ultra - School Edition
MAS Ultra - School Edition

MAS Ultra-School Edition offers full text of popular magazines for high school students, biographical articles, primary source documents, eBooks (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book, and World Almanac & Book of Facts), and an image collection. Lexile reading levels included. This resource is suitable for students in the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition

MAS Ultra-School Edition offers full text of popular magazines for high school students, biographical articles, primary source documents, eBooks (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book, and World Almanac & Book of Facts), and an image collection. Lexile reading levels included. This resource is suitable for students in the following grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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MasterFILE Premier
MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier offers full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and more. Also contains reference books, primary source documents, and an image collection. This resource is suitable for students in the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th. This database may be accessed in the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus

Middle Seach Plus offers full text of popular magazines for middle school students, biographical articles, historical essays, primary source documents, and an image collection. Lexile reading levels included. This resource is suitable for students in the following grades: 6th, 7th, and 8th. This database may be accesssed at the library or outside the library using the information on your library card.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Oxford Research Encyclopedias

The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. This databse may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center offers multiple perspectives on current issues presented in overview essays and journal articles. Lexile reading levels included. Points of View Reference Center is updated twice a day. This resource is suitable for students in the following grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center provides easy access to full-text, science- oriented content appropriate for middle and high school students. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and other reliable sources. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects. 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 con sider study options, embark on a new module, topic, or essay, or revise a particular subject. This database may be accessed at the library or outside the library using the information on your library card.

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What Tree Is It?
What Tree Is It?

Offers a step-by-step to easily identify a tree by leaf, fruit and/or name. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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What's That Snake?
What's That Snake?

Assists in identifying a snake by markings, color and/or size. This database includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes found in Ohio. This database may be accessed at the library or outside the library using the information on your library card.
 

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What's The Point?
What's The Point?

What's The Point helps identify flint artifacts from Ohio's prehistoric peoples. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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World Book Kids
World Book Kids

Contains thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps which enrich thousands of articles. This resource is suitable for the following grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th. This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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World Book Online
World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college! This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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World Book Students
World Book Students

Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards. This resource is suitable for the students in the following grades: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th. T This database may be accessed at the library or outside of the library using the information on your library card.

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