Research Databases

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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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Craftsy
Craftsy

Craftsy is an online resource for all creative makers, where you can find everything you need – from basic instruction to advanced techniques. It’s a community of enthusiastic makers, from quilters and sewers, to cake decorators and painters, wanting to create beautiful things and express their creativity.

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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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iNDIEFLIX
iNDIEFLIX

We stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites and documentaries from around the world. Explore thought-provoking, well-known and undiscovered content. We work directly with young up-and-coming filmmakers from all walks of life to seasoned professionals paying them for every minute watched.

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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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Qello
Qello

Stream the world's largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries. Qello Concerts transforms your connected devices into the ultimate live music concert film experience. Give your favorite headliners a standing ovation from the best seat in the house anywhere, anytime!

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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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Great Courses
The Great Courses

The Great Courses Library Collection video streaming service is brought to you by The Great Courses—the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. This collection includes more than 250 courses, led by the world’s top experts, covering a broad range of subjects, such as science, mathematics, philosophy, history, literature, fine arts and music, travel, business, and personal development.

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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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