Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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. 

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Culturegrams
Culturegrams

Culture Grams is a database of information about countries and cultures from around the world.

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Digital Public Library of America
Digital Public Library of America

Historic digital collections from libraries, museums, and archives across Ohio and more. The DPLA portal to photographs, maps, documents, and AV materials from across the country is a great starting place for your local history and genealogy reference.

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Worldbook Early Learning
Early World of Learning

Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades.

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EBSCOhost Millions of topics
EBSCOhost

Search thousands of magazines, academic journals, newspapers, reference books, photos and maps on millions of topics.

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Explora Primary Facts for grades 1-5
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 secondary facts for grades 6-12
Explora Secondary Schools

Grades 6-12: 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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Gale in Context Make learning a blast
Gale In Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary is an 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 make it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

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Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center

Research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest. Learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

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Linked in Learning
Lynda.com from LinkedIn

Self-directed online learning for technology, business, and creative skills. Access more than 12,000 video courses taught by industry experts to help you stay ahead in your current job or change careers.

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What arrowhead
Ohio Arrowhead Identification Guide

A guide to arrowheads and other artifacts common to Ohio

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What snake
Ohio Snake Identification Guide

This site includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio. You can discover snakes by name or by image.  Learn about snake myths and facts and see where they live in Ohio.

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Ohio Web Library
Ohio Web Library

The Ohio Web Library is a place where you can quickly and easily access dozens of databases purchased at the state level for the benefit of all Ohioans. 

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias Everything you need to know
Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Reference content in humanities, social sciences, and science.

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Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this resource provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center

Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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Transparent Language
Transparent Language

Web-based language learning platform with more than 100 languages, including English. Includes listening, reading, speaking, and writing activities.

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Very Short Introductions Get ahead in a new subject quickly
Very Short Introductions

An excellent way to get a quick authoritative and accessible overview of a subject.

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What Tree is it?
What Tree Is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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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 Students

Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards.

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World Book Timelines
World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

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Worldbook Kids
Worldbook Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles, with teacher guides.

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