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Research Databases, A-Z

Research Databases, Arranged by Category
 

ABC-CLIO
Designed with Students and Teachers in mind, these databases focus on American Government, American History, World Geography, and World History.

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ACCESS SCIENCE
AccessScience features the world's leading science encyclopedia, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.  Includes 7800 full text encyclopedia articles about everything science as well as chemical & math equations, biographies of scientists, illustrations, study guides, and science news.  Updated daily.

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ALLDATA   (only works in IE & Firefox)
Includes diagnostic and repair information for automobiles manufactured from 1982 to the present.
(All Data is NOT available from home.)
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH FULL-TEXT LITERATURE
A collection of electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction and the Bible.

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ANCESTRY - LIBRARY EDITION
Formed through a partnership between Proquest and MyFamily.com, this collection of 4,000 individual databases includes the U. S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930. 
(Ancestry Library Edition is NOT available from home.)
CHILTON LIBRARY
Repair and maintenance information for automobiles from 1940 - present.

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ccess from home
CQ PRESS 
The leading publisher of books, directories, subscriptions and web products on American Government and politics, current events and world affairs. 

CQ RESEARCHER - Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.

CQ WEEKLY - Known as the pre-eminent resource for Congress-watchers who need non-partisan information on Capitol Hill. 

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DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY 
From Greenwood Electronic Media, Daily Life Through History is an online sourcebook series providing a detailed portrayal of what life was like for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history.  Includes images, maps and illustrations.

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EBSCOHOST     
Includes Biography Reference Bank, Consumer Health Complete, Consumer Reports, Literary Reference Center, Magill On Literature Plus, Novelist, Points of View, School Resource Center, Science Reference Center and the Small Engine Repair Reference Center.

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FACTS ON FILE     
In addition to the complete content from the Facts on File World News Digest - 1940 to the present, this database includes World Almanac Online.

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FOUNDATION CENTER ONLINE PROFESSIONAL
From The Foundation Center, a unique database of 80,000 grantmakers, half a million grants, and 250,000 searchable 990s. 
(Foundation Center Online Professional is NOT available from home.)

FOUNDATION GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS
From The Foundation Center, an online database of more than 6,200 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers.
(Foundation Grants for Individuals is NOT available from home.)

GALE COURSES (formerly called Learn4Life)
Free online courses available 24/7 - from basics to continuing education.

GALE NET
Includes Biography in Context, Chilton Library, Legal Forms, Gale Virtual Reference Library and Opposing Viewpoints in Context. 
 
  
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HERITAGEQUEST ONLINE

Access from home (might not work with Google Chrome)

LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY
Provides interactive practice exams, based on official tests, that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams.

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Free r
egistration is required (so you can save your progress).  Click on the "Login" button and then select "New Users Register Here."  You will create a username and a password.

Job & Career Accelerator
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Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success
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MANGO LANGUAGES
An online Language learning system that teaches practical conversation skills.  Lessons are offered in 36 different languages.

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MERGENT INVESTOR EDGE
A powerful business research tool, access to important company documents and financial information information you need for each individual company.

Currently not available from home.  Coming soon.

MORNINGSTAR INVESTMENT RESEARCH CENTER
Stock and mutual fund information from Morningstar.com. Find current and historical quotes;
in-depth analysis;company and industry information; and, financial education tutorials.

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NADA MANUFACTURED HOUSING COST GUIDE
Prices and values for manufactured homes, as determined by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA).

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Username: reference@morleylibrary.org
Password: morley

OCIS - OHIO CAREER INFORMATION SYSTEM 
Everything you need to know about careers and career training.  Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education, Office of Career-Technical and Adult Education.  Includes Occupations & Employment, Education & Training and Educator Resources.

(OCIS is NOT available from home.)
OHIO WEB LIBRARY
Provided to Ohio libraries by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network, this database Includes: encyclopedias; dictionaries; magazine, journal and newspaper articles; information about  Ohio and more.

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OXFORD
Includes American National Biography, The Oxford English Dictionary Online and Oxford Reference Online.

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REFERENCE USA
A database of residential and business phone numbers and addresses

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SANBORN FIRE INSURANCE MAPS

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STATISTICAL ABSTRACT OF THE U.S.

Currently not available from home.
WORLD BOOK ONLINE
The renown encyclopedia is supplemented with "Today in History", "Behind the Headlines" and "Features of the Month."  Includes Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos  
    
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Ohio Legal forms
Lake County, OH - Clerk of Courts forms
Ohio Supreme Court - Domestic Relations forms