Research Databases

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Information on books and authors.

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African American Heritage African American Heritage

Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

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Ancestry Library Edition Ancestry Library Edition

( in-library use only) U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Business Source Premier Business Source Premier

Company and market reports.

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Chilton Library Chilton Library

For the DIY and professional mechanic alike.

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Consumer Health Complete Consumer Health Complete

Everyday health care information.

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Consumer Reports Consumer Reports

Consumer buying guide & product reviews.

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EBSCOhost Databases EBSCOhost Databases

Magazine and journal articles.

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Fold3 Fold3

From Ancestry (remote access available here for Fold3 with your WCDPL library card) Access to US military records from the Revolutionary War up to contemporary conflicts, including stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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HeritageQuest Online HeritageQuest Online

(Remote access available for Heritage Quest with your WCDPL library card) Search U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.

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Hobbies & Crafts Hobbies & 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

Home Improvement Reference Center features 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 the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 

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Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center

Information on thousands of authors and their works.

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NoveList K-8 Plus NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 PlusNoveList K-8 Plus (Remote access available to both with your WCDPL library card) Read about your favorite author. Find book recommendations and reading lists. Discover book discussion guides and awards lists.

 

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NoveList Plus NoveList Plus

NoveList PlusNoveListPlus (Remote access available with your WCDPL library card) Read about your favorite author. Find book recommendations and reading lists. Discover book discussion guides and awards lists.

 

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Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center (toolkit) Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center

The Crime Victims Rights Toolkit serves as a self-help resource for crime victims. The Toolkit is designed to help victims of Ohio and federal crimes understand and exercise their rights.

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Ohio Means Jobs Ohio Means Jobs

Provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Everything you need to know. The latest insights. Content you can trust. For all levels of research.

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Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center

Essays on controversial subjects.

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ReferenceUSA ReferenceUSA

(Remote access available with your WCDPL library card) The premiere source of business and residential information for researchers. Now includes U.S. Jobs and Internships with over 2 million job posts.

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Religion & Philosophy Collection Religion & 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 Online Science Online

Articles, videos, and experiments.

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Science Reference Center Science Reference Center

Science encyclopedias and reference books

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Small Business Resource Center Small Business Resource Center

Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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Transparent Language Online Transparent Language Online

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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ValueLine ValueLine

 Value Line is one of the most highly regarded and widely used independent investment research resources.Access to ValueLine is limited to 3 simultaneous users.

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Very Short Introductions

Whether you are a researcher, lecturer, student, or just hungry for knowledge, Very Short Introductions allow you to discover a new topic or subject through an intelligent and serious introduction written by authors who are experts in their field. Regularly updated with the newest titles, this online resource can benefit your work and research.

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What Snake is It? What Snake is It?

Ohio snake identification guide.

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What Tree is It? 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 Online World Book Online

Information resources for pre-school through college.

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Worldbook Online: Early World of Learning Worldbook Online: Early World of Learning

Online resource for preschoolers and early elementary grade students.

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WorldCat WorldCat

WorldCat.org lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world.

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