Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Biography Reference Bank icon

Biography Reference Bank

Access biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines.

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Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. These databases include the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers (CCA).

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Consumer Health Complete

Browse medical, health-related, and drug reference books. Read articles on health and fitness. Find sources for alternative health information

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

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Esta base de datos dedicada en espa├▒ol contiene videos, funciones de comparaci├│n y contraste, art├şculos seleccionados y un diccionario visual para que los estudiantes de ESL y los estudiantes de espa├▒ol tengan la oportunidad de aprender. Integrado con World Book Kids para contenido paralelo en ingl├ęs

This dedicated Spanish-language database contains videos, compare-and-contrast features, selected articles, and a visual dictionary to allow ESL students and Spanish learners the chance to learn. Integrated with World Book Kids for parallel English-language content.


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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 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: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits) 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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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Find "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects.

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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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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Reference content in humanities, social sciences, and science.

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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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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Find large-scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods. Study the growth of towns and cities, and the impact of new development

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Science Reference Center

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

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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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Very Short Introductions

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

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What Snake is it?

Ohio snake identification guide

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What Tree is it?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's the point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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World Book Kids

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

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World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college

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World Book Students

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

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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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