Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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A to Z The USA

An online encyclopedia of everything about the USA.  

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book)

Spanish-language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners, this database includes videos, compare and contract features, and a visual dictionary.

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Explora

Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

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Gran Hispanica (World Book)

World Book has partnered with one of the world's largest and most respected Spanish-language publishers to offer online this comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia that includes over 100,000 articles, more than 9,000 images and maps, and nearly 1,000 videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media.

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Kids InfoBits

This content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource features age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.  The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

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L'Encyclopedie Decouverte (World Book)

A full-featured, beginner-level reference source, this database is written at basic French reading levels.  This seamlessly integrates with World Book Kids for parallel English-language content.

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Middle Search Plus

Designed for middle school libraries, this full-text database provides popular magazines and reference books.  Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies, primary source documents, photos, maps and flags.

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Ohio Web Library

These online research resources are provided by Ohio Libraries to all Ohio residents.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Articles from numerous academic encyclopedias of Social Work, the Oxford Classical Dictionary, American History, Climate Science, Communication, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, International Studies, Latin American History, Linguistics, Literature, Religion, Communication, and Politics.

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Primary Search

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection.  Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

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TOPICsearch

Teachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

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World Book

Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students ot customize and save their work.

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World Book Advanced

Engage advanced students and adults with thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship.  Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.

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World Book Early World of Learning

Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades.

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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 Student

Fascinate student researchers with thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum.  Contains numerous tools to engage users in 21st-century education and blended-learning practices.  World book Student features responsive design, daily current events, assessment tools for educators, and dedicated resource guides to provide blueprints for advanced learning and college and career readiness.

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World Book Timelines

World Book Timelines allows you to discover and map important events with accurate information powered by World Book's wealth of knowledgeable resources.  There are over 400 interactive timelines to learn from.

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