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Information about books and authors.

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African American Heritage African American Heritage

A digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research

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American and English Literature American & English Literature

Electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible - originally published in print.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. This database is only available for in-house use.

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Business Source Premier Business Source Premier

Company and market reports.

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Chilton Library Chilton Library

Access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today, as well as, many new vehicles.

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Consumer Health Consumer Health Complete

Everyday health care information.

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EBSCOhost EBSCOhost Databases

Magazine and journal articles.

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Explora Public Libraries Explora Public Libraries

Designed with students and educators in grades K through 5 in mind, Explora Public Libraries provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Fold3 Fold3

The premier collection of historical military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War through recent conflicts.

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HeritageQuest HeritageQuest

Essential collection of genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s

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Hobbies & Crafts Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

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Home Improvement Reference Center Home Improvement Reference Center

Full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects.

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Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use. and features age-appropriate, reliable, and perfect for today's young learners.

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Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center

Information on thousands of authors and their works.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars.

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Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center

Essays on controversial subjects.

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Religion and Philosophy Collection Religion and Philosophy Collection

An essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

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Sanborn Fire Maps Sanborn Fire Maps

Historical maps of Ohio cities. 

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Science reference center Science Reference Center

Science encyclopedias and reference books

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Small business reference center Small Business Reference Center

Exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics.

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Transparent Languages Transparent Languages

A fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.

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Short introductions Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions provide intelligent and serious introductions to a huge range of subjects.

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What snake is it? What Snake is it?

Ohio snake identification guide.

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What tree What Tree is it?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's the point? What's the point?

Identify flint artifacts from Ohio's prehistoric peoples.

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World Book Early World Book Early World of Learning

Online resource for preschoolers and early elementary grade students.

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World Book Kids World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles selected for appeal and curricular standards, with teacher guides, provide instructions and stimulating ways to use content in the classroom setting or for homework.

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World Book World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college.

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