Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)

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 Reference Center
Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)

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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Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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My Pre-K
My Pre-K

My Pre-K is for parents, caregivers, and anyone looking for an easy way to find programs and opportunities in their community before entering Kindergarten.

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Professional Development Collection
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Professional Development Collection is a highly specialized database of full-text electronic information especially for educators, professional librarians and education researchers
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Religion and Philosophy Collection
Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)

This database is an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a full-text source of content pertaining to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy.

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

The Sanborn Maps were originally created for assessing fire insurance liability in urbanized areas in the United States. Our collection includes over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962. Each map includes detailed information regarding town and building information. Although these maps were originally published in color, our collection is digitized from microfilm and is in black and white.

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TOPICsearch
TOPICsearch (EBSCO)

Teachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

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Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions (Oxford University Press)

Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History. Not simply a textbook of definitions, each volume provides trenchant and provocative--yet always balanced and complete--discussions of the central issues in a given topic.

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Vocational and Career Collection
Vocational and Career Collection (EBSCO)

Designed to meet a wide variety of vocational and technical research needs, this database provides full-text coverage for trade and industry-related periodicals for high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

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What Tree Is It?
What Tree Is It?

We will use just two of the parts of trees, leaves and fruit, to identify the common trees of Ohio. Then, after you learn the tree’s name, you can read facts about your tree, or you can bypass the keys and go directly to the tree by name.

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What Snake Is It
What's That Snake?

This program includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio.

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

What's The Point? is a program designed to help users identify flint artifacts.

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World Book Timelines
World Book Timelines
World Book Timelines allows you to discover and map important events with accurate information powered by World Book’s wealth of knowledgeable resources. There are over 400 interactive timelines to learn from.
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