Research Databases

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

Full-text access to a multidisciplinary database of journal and magazine articles, including back issues, and searchable cited references to a number of other resources.

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American & English Literature Collection

The American & English Literature Collection contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.

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Biography Reference Bank

Full-text access to up-to-date biographical profiles of notable people with accompanying images, magazine and journal abstracts, and citations.

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Culture Grams

CultureGrams

CultureGramsĀ® is your source for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries of the world. Beyond the facts and figures, find an insider's perspective on the history, daily life, and customs. 

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Explora for Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Specifically designed with the needs of middle school students in mind, Explora for Middle Schools includes full-text articles from popular, vocational, and trade magazines, full-text newspaper articles, along with images, videos, and primary sources. Lexile reading levels included.

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Explora for Primary School (Grades PreK-5)

This database searching tool is designed with the younger student in mind. It provides access to a wide range of resources that are helpful to students in their school work, from math and science, to language and history.

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Explora for Secondary School (Grades 9-12)

This database offers full-text articles from thousands of magazines, journals, and newspapers on a wide variety of subjects, along with images, videos, and primary sources. Great resource for homework and research papers. Lexile reading levels included.

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Literary Reference Source

This database provides full-text access to a wide range of reference resources related to literature. It includes criticism, analysis, author biographies, and summaries, along with other useful information about authors and their works.

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Ohio BMV Practice Tests

Driving-Tests.org is a free study resource to help you prepare for different Bureau of Motor Vehicles exams. You can access driver's license, motorcycle license, and CDL practice questions, and get hints to answers as you work through the practice questions.

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Points of View Reference Source

This database contains articles that present arguments in favor and arguments against commonly debated topics. Each article also contains critical thinking guides, neutral sources, and material from across the political spectrum.

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Science Reference Source

Science Reference Source

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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World Book Online

The World Book Online is a searchable version of the World Book Encyclopedia published on the internet.

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