Research Databases

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Academic Search Premier

Academic Searches

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African American Heritage

Who is waiting to be found? 

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Alt HealthWatch

Holistic Medicine Research

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American & English Literature

American and English full text literature collections

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Ancestry Library Edition (In-Library Use Only)

Provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s.

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Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank: thousands of famous people

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Business Source Premier

Business Source Premier

The industry's most widely-used business research database

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CLEVNET Research Databases

CLEVNET Research Databases

As a CLEVNET card holder, you can access high-quality databases of full-text periodicals from within your public library and from home. CLEVNET card holders also have access to databases provided by OPLIN (Ohio Public Library Information Network). For your convenience, those databases are also included in this list. You will need a valid CLEVNET library card and your PIN/Password to access these electronic resources. Forgot your PIN/Password?

As a citizen of the state of Ohio you have access to many other databases at, which are provided by the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) which is an independent agency within the State Library of Ohio. Learn more about OPLIN at

If you are a preK-12 student in Ohio you also have access to databases purchased by INFOhio, Ohio’s PreK-12 Digital Library.  Those are available at

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Computer Source

Learn about computers, AI, robotics and more! 

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Consumer Health Complete

Health information geared towards consumers 

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Countries and Cultures

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EBSCOhost Databases

Find books, journals and more! 

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Education literature and resources 

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Explora for Educators

Supporting educator professional development

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Explora Primary Schools

Facts for grades K-5

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Explora Secondary Schools

Facts for grades 6-12

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Find and Ohio Public Library Tool

Use this tool to find an Ohio public library 

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Discovery your family's military past! 

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

100s of consumer health periodicals

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Journals for medical disciplines

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Heritage Quest

Discover your family's history today

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Take up a  new hobby or learn a new craft! 

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Find ways to improve your home

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Literary Reference Center

Browse through thousands of titles of literature

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Using your Clevnet library card you have access to many different languages to learn! 

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MAS Ultra School Edition

Help for High schoolers 

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MasterFILE Premier

A wide range of topics 

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Premier index for biomedical literature

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Middle Search Plus

Help for middle schoolers 

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Newspaper Source

Newspaper and news transcripts

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Northstar digital literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges. Prepare for your future now! 

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Ohio Web Library 

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Everything you need to know

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Points of View Reference Center

Read up on books written from a personal point of view. 

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Professional Development Collection

Enjoy all the top education Journals 

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Pyschology & Behavioral Sciences Collection

Dive deep into this psychology journal coverage

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Religion and Philosophy Collection

Expansive resources for theology and philosophy research

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Sanborn Fire Maps

Over 40,000 detailed historical Ohio maps 

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Science Reference Center

Discover popular topics on Science! 

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Small Business Reference Center

Explore many references for small businesses! 

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Very Short Introductions

Get ahead in a new subject quickly

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Vocational & Career Collection

Vocation and technical research needs 

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What Tree is it?

Identify a tree by leaf, fruit or name! 

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What's That Snake?

A guide to the snakes in Ohio

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What's the Point?

Identifying flint artifacts

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World Book Kids

Allow our youth to explore! 

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World Book Online

Early world of learning

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World Book Student

Students search the world! 

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World Book Timelines

Explore history in timelines 

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World Book- French

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World Book- Spanish

Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta

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World Book- Student Spanish

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallzazgos

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