Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Early World of Learning

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

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Explora Primary Schools

A trustworthy environment for students and educators in grades K through 5 to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Explora Secondary Schools

Grades 6-12: A far better alternative to websites and search engines for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Reference content in humanities, social sciences, and science.

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Point of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this resource provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Science Reference Center

Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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Very Short Introductions

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

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What Tree Is It?

Ohio tree identification guide.

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What's That Snake?

Ohio snake identification guide.

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What's the Point?

Identifying flint artifacts.

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World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles, with teacher guides.

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World Book Online

All the World Book products available in one place.  Information resources for pre-school through college.

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World Book Students

Contains an extensive multimedia collection, including editor-selected websites, and correlations to state standards.

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World Book Timelines

Build and share timelines. Use your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.

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