Research

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Academic Search Premier database
Academic Search Premier

Scholarly collection covering nearly every area of academic study; peer-reviewed full-text articles as well as indexed and abstracted articles, and searchable cited references.

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Click to access the American and English Literature full text database
American and English Literature

E-books of American and English literature--poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible. Search for a word or phrase across all the literature, or browse collections.

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Visit Black Freedom Struggle database
Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S. (ProQuest)

Open primary source documents from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom. Find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more.

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Screenshot of Driver's Practice Tests
Driver's Practice Tests

Take practice tests for the Ohio BMV permit test, written driver's license test, and the senior citizens refresher test. Includes tests for car, motorcycle, and commercial driver's licenses.

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Search all EBSCO databases
EBSCO All Database search

Search across ​all databases which Wright Library and the Ohio Web Library purchase from EBSCOhost.

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Beginning-level Spanish World Book encyclopedia site with an easy-to-use, bilingual interface.

Este es un sitio de la enciclopedia Spanish World Book de nivel inicial, con miles de artículos, ilustraciones y mapas, y una interfaz bilingüe fácil de usar.
 

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Use Explora for Primary grades
Explora Primary School

GRADES K-5
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 for Public Libraries
Explora Public Libraries

Includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research; articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research; and reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content

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Explora grades 6-12
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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Click to access Gale in Context for Elementary
Gale In-Context: Elementary (formely Kids InfoBits)

Easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. Simple navigation makes it easy for users to gain comfort with database searching.

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Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center

Full-text literary journals, literary reference works, plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full-text of thousands of poems and short stories.

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Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus

Full text articles from popular magazines for middle and junior high school research. Includes biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection.

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NoveList K-8
NoveList K-8

Database of young adult, children's and easy titles with a student-focused interface, designed for PreK through Middle School ages

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Ohio History Central Encyclopedia
An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history, prehistory and history. Each section contains written information, maps, timelines, and images.
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Ohio History Connection
This website provides access to numerous Ohio history resources.
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Visit Ohio Means Jobs website
Ohio Means Jobs

Take practice tests, search for jobs, post your resume.

Practice tests for licensing exams (Civil Service, Allied Health, ASVAB, etc.) and academics (SAT, ACT, GRE, MCAT, etc) are found in the Assessment and Training section. You can use access practice tests anonymously, or register/sign in to save your progress and results.

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Ohio Memory
A digital collection of Ohio historical artifacts.
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Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)

Covering today’s hottest social issues, Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations, and more.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Authoritative reference content exploring topics in humanities, social sciences, and science. 

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Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center

Presents multiple sides of issues; content to help students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Primary Search
Primary Search

Full text for nearly 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator.

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Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center

Covers topics including biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

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TOPIC Search
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
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Search Tumblebooks
TumbleBooks

Animated, talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.  

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Very Short Introductions
Very Short Introductions

An excellent way to get an authoritative and accessible overview of a subject.

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