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academic search premier screenshot Academic Search Premier

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

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african american heritage screenshot African American Heritage

Free access to essential historical records for African Americans, including Federal Census, Marriage and Cohabitation Records, Military Draft and Service Records, Registers of Slaves and Free(d) Persons of Color, Freedman's Bank, and more.

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alt health watch screenshot Alt. Health Watch

Access peer-review journals, reports, and more on the many perspectives of complementary, alternative, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

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american and english literature screenshot 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 screenshot 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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ancestry library edition screenshot Ancestry Library Edition

(Accessible from inside the library's five locations only)The world's most popular genealogy collection-with census reports, city directories, public records, military records, immigration and naturalization records, and more.

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biography reference bank screenshot 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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business source premier screenshot Business Source Premier

Find full articles from popular and scholarly business periodicals, company and market research, and daily updates business news.

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chilton library screenshot Chilton Library

Free access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs on the road today.

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computer source screenshot Computer Source

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

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consumer health complete screenshot Consumer Health Complete

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

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crime victims rights toolkit screenshot Crime Victims Rights Toolkit

The Crime Victims Rights Toolkit serves as a self-help resource for crime victims. The Toolkit is designed to help victims of Ohio and federal crimes understand and exercise their rights.

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Early World of Learning screenshot Early World of Learning

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

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EBSCOHost Database screenshot EBSCOHost Databases

Search all EBSCOHost databases simultaneously for in-depth research, or limit to only a few resources to search at a time.

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ERIC screenshot ERIC

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

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explora primary screenshot 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 school screenshot Explora Public Schools

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 screenshot 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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explore ohio screenshot Explore Ohio

Use this ever-expanding directory of Ohio-specific websites by category or by county for your research.

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family search screenshot Family Search

Free access to millions of online and indexed records from around the world, family trees, genealogy research guidance and online classes, and the LDS Family History Library online catalog.

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find a grave screenshot Find a Grave

Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add 'virtual flowers' and a note to a loved one's grave.

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flipster screenshot Flipster

A next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

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fold3 screenshot Fold3

Free access to military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents of men and women who served.

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handspeak screenshot HandSpeak

A content site on sign language, consisting of American Sign Language online dictionary, grammar tutorials, fingerspelling, literary arts (storytelling and poetry), ASL writing, and other features.

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health source consumer edition screenshot Health Source: Consumer Edition

Provides information on the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.

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health source nursing and academic edition Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Find in-depth medical information from nearly 500 scholarly full-text journals on many medical disciplines.

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heritage quest screenshot Heritage Quest

Conduct genealogy and historical research by searching census records, family and local histories, the PERSI archive, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank applications, and the U.S. Serial Set.

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hobbies and crafts reference center screenshot Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

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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home improvement reference center screenshot Home Improvement Reference Center

This database provides users with detailed, user-friendly "how-to" information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

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job and career accelerator screenshot Job and Career Accelerator

Job seekers can explore suitable occupations for over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles and find available jobs in their area from a database of over 5 million up-to-date job postings.

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Kids InfoBits screenshot Kids InfoBits

Fun and important facts with connections to current and past events.

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learning express library screenshot 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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literary reference center screenshot Literary Reference Center

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

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lynda dot com screenshot Lynda.com

Lynda.com 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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mango languages screenshot 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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m.a.s. ultra school edition screenshot 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 screenshot 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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medline plus screenshot MedlinePlus

Learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out definitions, or view medical videos, with information from the latest research and clinical trials on a disease or condition.

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middle search plus screenshot 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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netwellness screenshot NetWellness

Search this non-profit consumer health website for high-quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty from several Ohio universities.

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newspaper archive public library edition screenshot Newspaper Archive Public Library Edition

Explore the largest historical newspaper database online, containing tens of millions of newspapers from 1607 to the present.

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newspaper source screenshot Newspaper Source

Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full television and radio news transcripts are also provided.

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ohio death record index screenshot Ohio Death Record Index
  • Ohio Department of Health Death Certificates, 1913-1944, 1954-1963
  • Ohio Department of Health Stillborn Death Certificates, 1913-1935, 1942-1953
  • Columbus Board of Health Death Certificates, 1904-1908
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ohio digital library screenshot Ohio Digital Library

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

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ohio history connection screenshot Ohio History Connection

Information on how to access Ohio vital records, marriages, naturalizations, land records, newspapers, and other historical documents including the Select Ohio Public Records Index, Ohio Memory Project, and select digital newspapers.

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ohio memory project screenshot Ohio Memory Project

A statewide collaborative digital library that includes photographs, maps, manuscripts, and other features relating to Ohio, its history, and its people.

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ohio.gov screenshot Ohio.gov: Government Information and Services

The official website for the state of Ohio. Find government services and information for residents, businesses, visitors, and state employees.

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Oxford research encyclopedia screenshot 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 center screenshot Points of View Reference Center

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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primary search screenshot Primary Search

Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

 

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professional development collection screenshot Professional Development Collection

The most comprehensive collection of education journals in the world; includes peer-reviewed titles and educational reports.

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psychology and behavioral sciences collection screenshot Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

This full-text database is an essential tool for psychologists, counselors, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage for a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines.

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r.b. hayes obituary index screenshot RB Hayes Ohio Obituary Index

An index to obituaries, death, and marriage notices & other resources from many Ohio counties, from the early 1800's to the present day.

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reference usa screenshot Reference USA

Basic directory information for more than 210 million U.S. residents and 14 million businesses. It includes the name of the business, address, telephone number, headquarters, Yellow Page headings, ticker symbol, credit rating, number of employees, and estimated sales volume.

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regional business news screenshot Regional Business News

Access articles from business journals, newspapers, and news-wires, covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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religion and philosophy collection screenshot Religion and Philosophy Collection

Provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

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sanborn insurance maps screenshot Sanborn Insurance Maps

Use to located building and neighborhoods from 1867 to 1970 and study the growth of towns and cities.

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science reference center screenshot Science Reference Center

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

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signing savvy screenshot Signing Savvy

This website contains high-resolution videos of American Sign Language signs and other common signs used in conversational signing within the United States and Canada. Its constantly expanding dictionary has videos of signs for more than 7000 words and phrases.

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small business reference center screenshot Small Business Reference Center

This database offers exclusive full-text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help section, and details on how to create a business plan.

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sociological collection screenshot Sociological Collection

This full-text database offers a trusted source of sociology literature, making it an essential tool for sociology and social work researchers, professionals and students.

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transparent languages screenshot Transparent Languages

Offering over 100 languages, this free learning software is a top choice for self-directed learners.

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tuscarawas county genealogical society screenshot Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society

Online Tuscarawas County marriage and obituary indexes, information about available Tuscarawas County records and publications.

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tusc county historical society screenshot Tuscarawas County Historical Society

Information and research assistance relating to Tuscarawas County.

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u.s. government printing office screenshot U.S. Government Printing Office

The Federal Government's online resource for the official information products of the U.S. Government. Use to download free U.S. Government eBooks.

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very short introductions screenshot 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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vocational and career collection screenshot Vocational and Career Collection

Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public, this provides coverage for both trade and industry-related periodicals.

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workforce skills 21st century screenshot Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success

Provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training. This interactive, self-paced learning approach allows job seekers to learn at their convenience.

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world book online screenshot 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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