Research Databases

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Screenshot Sanborn Insurance Maps

This database contains over 40,000 detailed maps of cities, towns, and their buildings in Ohio. The maps cover the years 1882 to 1962, and are useful for discovering the layout of a community and the details of the buildings in the community.

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Science Online Screenshot Science Online

Science Online contains comprehensive overviews of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. Complete with articles, diagrams, and e-learning modules, this database also contains the guidelines for interactive science experiments with corresponding instructions.

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Science Reference Center

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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SCORE Screenshot SCORE (Small Business Mentoring)

SCORE is a nonprofit organization that offers small business mentoring, support, and education, and its resources are provided a little to no cost through funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Small Business Administration Screenshot Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration assists small businesses with loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions, and other services.

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Small Business Reference Center

Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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