Research Databases

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

Offers articles from scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals - covering nearly every area of study.

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American and English Literature

Access complete text of many works of drama, poetry, religious texts, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. 

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American Sign Language University

This resource site for ASL students and teachers. Here you will find information and resources to help you learn ASL and improve your signing.

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Banzai Financial Literacy

Banzai has partnered with Tuscarawas County Public Library, powered by Dover-Phila FCU, to bring you clear, in-depth lessons to help you dive into the financial topics you care most about.

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Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank contains articles about more than a half-million people, living and dead, from around the world.

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Brainfuse: HelpNow

On-demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning. View how easy, intuitive, and engaging Brainfuse HelpNow eLearning is for all ages and levels.

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Provides 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. Also covers US states and Canadian provinces.

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ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources.

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Explora for Educators

Full-text articles from thousands of academic journals and professional magazines on a wide variety of educational topics to support educator professional development. Includes lesson plans, curriculum standards, and more.

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Explora Primary Schools

Designed with students and educators in grades K through 5 in mind. It provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Explora Public Libraries

Designed with public library patrons in mind. Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories.

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Explora Secondary

Explora Secondary Schools

Designed for students and educators in grades 6 through 12. It provides a far better alternative to website and search engines for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.

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Hobbies & Crafts Source

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interest of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

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Learning Express Library

Comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic and licensing tests. Create your own personalized and private account to track your progress.

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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning has more than 12,000 courses, ranging from computer programming to project management including instruction on various computer software, programming languages, and business topics. The video courses are taught by industry experts and are designed for any skill level.

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Literary Reference Source

Gives access to literary journals, reference works, poems, short stories, book discussion help, and more.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages is a FREE language learning resource that helps individuals learn 60+ languages online and on-the-go with their mobile app. Click the link to create an account and begin learning a new language instantly.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

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Masterfile Premier

Find a wide variety of periodicals and reference books covering general information, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and more.

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Middle Search Plus

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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NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is designed for younger readers to help with reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. 

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Ohio Digital Library

Borrow fiction and non-fiction eBooks, audiobooks, movies, and music for all ages.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedia

A new comprehensive collection of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.

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Points of View Reference Source

Shares resources that present multiple sides of an issue. Students can use these resources to realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Science Reference Source

Contains hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources for student research in a variety of scientific topics.

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Very Short Introductions

Discover a new topic or subject with a "Very Short Introduction" of the topic written by authors who are experts in their field.

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World Book Early Learning

Early Learning by World Book is an online resource for preschoolers and early elementary-grade students.

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World Book Online

This resource for students provides an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides in both English and Spanish.

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