Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Information about books and authors.

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Academic Search Premier

Search magazine, academic journals, newspapers, reference books, photos, and maps on any number of topics.

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Ancestry Library Edition

One of the largest collections of genealogical records online. Contains vital records including U.S. Census, birth, death, marriage, and more. 

Ancestry Library is available for home use through May 31, 2020, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.  Access to Ancestry Library is provided by Libraries Connect Ohio.


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Chilton Library

Fix your car, truck, van, or SUV with these diagnostics, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, and step-by-step repair procedures.

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Fold 3

This database provides access to military records including stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Gale LegalForms

A wide selection of legal forms across the most popular legal areas specific to Ohio and many other states are available. When logging in to this database outside of the library, use password east_log.

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Heritage Quest

This genealogy database includes U.S. Census records, City Directories, Immigration Records, and more.

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Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Practice Tests

A database from that includes practice tests for the following: 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 12 CDL practice tests, 3 driver's manuals, and FAQ section with detailed answers to over 100 DMV-related questions.

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Transparent Language Online

Learn more than 100 different languages, from Afrikaans to Zulu!  This database includes: courses to help ESL learners in more than 25 different languages, voice pronunciation activities, and course completion certificates. 

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World Book Online

World Book, best known for the encyclopedia, has created an expanded learning resource page, with tips, tutorials, and activities.   

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