Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Search Antiques Prices
Antiques Pricing Reference

Antiques Reference Prices4Antiques helps you determine the value of antiques, collectibles, and fine art with the images and pricing information provided from leading auction houses

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Chilton Library

Step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, photographs, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for cars and trucks.

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Search all EBSCO databases
EBSCO All Database search

Search across ​all databases which Wright Library and the Ohio Web Library purchase from EBSCOhost.

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Use Explora for Primary grades
Explora Primary School

GRADES K-5
Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research, designed specifically for Primary School (K-5) students and teachers.

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Explora grades 6-12
Explora Secondary School

GRADES 6-12
Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research, designed specifically for Secondary School (6-12) students and teachers.

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Help!

Wondering how to get started using some of these great library resources? Tutorials in our Help Guides library can explain what these resources can be used for, and help walk you through getting started. You can also access them from the "Help Guides" tab at the right edge of the database homepage. 

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Search Hobbies and Crafts Source from EBSCO
Hobbies and Crafts Source (EBSCO)

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

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Search Home Improvement Source from EBSCO
Home Improvement Source (EBSCO)

Content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home, DIY repair projects.

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Library access to LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning

Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. Professional development, web design, marketing, coding and software skills, audio recording and editing, photography, and more.

Formerly Lynda.com

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LinkedIn Learning- formerly Lynda.com
Lynda.com- see LinkedIn Learning

Lynda.com has changed to LinkedIn Learning. 

 

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MasterFILE Premier
MasterFILE Premier

Multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.

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Visit Medline Plus
MedlinePlus

This website, a service the National Library of Medicine, provides plain-language information to answer health related questions. 

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Access Northstar Digital Literacy
Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy is a self-directed assessment and learning tool that covers a variety of technology scenarios for anyone looking to improve their skills with computers, software, or technology. It comes complete with short lessons and practice exercises to improve skills on a number of common computer topics.

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Visit Ohio.gov website
Ohio Government Information and Services

The official State of Ohio government site is full of resources for citizens and businesses.

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Visit Ohio History Connection website
Ohio History Connection

This website provides access to numerous Ohio history resources.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Authoritative reference content exploring topics in humanities, social sciences, and science. 

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Readers' Guide Retrospective search from EBSCO
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982

Track down older magazine articles with this database, which indexes the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 through 1982.
Article citations can be used to obtain a copy of the article. Request through Interlibrary Loan or Contact Us and a Librarian can help track it down.

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Access Reference Solutions from Data Axel
Reference Solutions (Data Axel)

Find addresses, phone numbers, toll free numbers, Web site URLs, financial information, median household income, median home value, and more.

Formerly Reference USA

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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

The Sanborn Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.  Use these maps to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, to study the growth of towns and cities, and to study the impact of new developments.

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Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions

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

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Visit What Tree Is It?
What Tree Is It?

Identify and learn about common Ohio trees. By only knowing one part of a tree (leaf, fruit, etc.), you can follow the samples given until you can identify your tree.

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Visit What's That Snake- a guide to the snakes of Ohio
What's That Snake?

Includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio. Learn about Ohio snakes or use the program to identify one you have seen.

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Visit What's the Point- Identifying flint artifacts
What's the Point?

This resource is designed to help users identify flint artifacts, which are some of the most enduring legacies of prehistoric peoples. 

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Visit Banco de contenidos from World Book
World Book: Banco de contenidos

Spanish-language World Book encyclopedia that includes over 100,000 articles as well as images, maps, videos, animations, and sounds.

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