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

(In Library Only) One of the largest collections of genealogical records online. Contains vital records including U.S. Census, birth, death, marriage, and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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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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