Research

A B C D E F G H K L M N O P R S T V W
List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Antiques Pricing Reference
Antiques Reference Prices4Antiques helps you determine the value of antiques, collectibles, and fine art with the images and pricing information provided from leading auction houses
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Chilton Library
Step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, photographs, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for cars and trucks.
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EBSCO All Database search
Search across ​all databases which Wright Library and the Ohio Web Library purchase from EBSCOhost.
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Explora Primary School
Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research, designed specifically for Primary School (K-5) students and teachers.
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Explora Secondary School
GRADES 6-12
Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research, designed specifically for Secondary School (6-12) students and teachers.
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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
Find "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
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Home Improvement Reference Center
Content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home, DIY repair projects.
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LinkedIn Learning- formerly Lynda.com
Lynda.com

Lynda.com is changing to LinkedIn Learning. Learn more about this change.

Tutorials and full courses in business, technology, and creative skills. Professional development, web design, marketing, coding and software skills, audio recording and editing, photography, and more to help you achieve personal and professional goals.

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MasterFILE Premier
Multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.
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MedlinePlus
This website, a service the National Library of Medicine, provides plain-language information to answer health related questions. 
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Ohio Government Information and Services
The official State of Ohio government site is full of resources for citizens and businesses.
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Ohio History Connection
This website provides access to numerous Ohio history resources.
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Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Authoritative reference content exploring topics in humanities, social sciences, and science. 
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Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982
Track down older magazine articles with this database, which indexes the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 through 1982.
Article citations can be used to obtain a copy of the article. Fill out the Periodical Article Request Information of our Interlibrary Loan form to submit a request.
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ReferenceUSA
Find addresses, phone numbers, toll free numbers, Web site URLs, financial information, median household income, median home value, and more.
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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
The Sanborn Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.  Use these maps to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, to study the growth of towns and cities, and to study the impact of new developments.
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Transparent Languages
Learn to speak a new language. Over 100 foreign language courses are available that can help you learn languages including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. There's also an ESL component that provides English language learning to speakers of over 25 different languages.
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Very Short Introductions
An excellent way to get an authoritative and accessible overview of a subject.
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What Tree Is It?
Identify and learn about common Ohio trees. By only knowing one part of a tree (leaf, fruit, etc.), you can follow the samples given until you can identify your tree.
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What's That Snake?
Includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio. Learn about Ohio snakes or use the program to identify one you have seen.
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What's the Point?
This resource is designed to help users identify flint artifacts, which are some of the most enduring legacies of prehistoric peoples. 
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