Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Clevnet Databases homepage
Clevnet Databases

As a CLEVNET card holder, you can access high-quality databases of full-text periodicals from within your public library and from home. Be sure to have your library card number on hand, as you may need to enter it to gain access to certain databases.

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Explora homepage
Explora for Public Libraries

Easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center homepage
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

From crafting with kids to knitting to woodworking this database has it all. Browse “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby, crafter, and creative enthusiast.

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Home Improvement Reference Center homepage
Home Improvement Reference Center

The Home Improvement Reference Center is designed to assist homeowners in do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance, and remodeling projects. Step-by-step instructions for thousands of projects in the areas of plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical, and decorating are provided in high-quality PDF files. Additionally, thousands of articles from magazines and reference books provide tips and suggestions to supplement the step-by-step project instructions.

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Ohio Web Library homepage
Ohio Web Library

The Ohio Web Library provides access to its databases to all Ohio residents. Be sure to have your library card number on hand, as you may need to enter it to gain access to certain databases.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias homepage
Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Digital encyclopedias that expand research on foundational topics, all written, peer-reviewed, and continuously updated by leading scholars.

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Points of View Reference Center Homepage
Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Reverence Solutions homepage
Reference Solutions (Formerly Reference USA)

Directory information for 11 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households. Search for businesses by SIC code, sales volume number of employees and more. Search for residence directory information by name, location or phone number.

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World Book Kids homepage
World Book Kids

This online encyclopedia includes eBooks, videos, activities, read-aloud, and translation features. Lexile reading levels included.

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