Research Databases

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

A leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.

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AHFS Consumer Medication Information (EBSCOhost)

A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.

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ArtistWorks for Libraries

World-class instruction through self-paced video lessons taught by highly accomplished and Grammy Award–winning music and art professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers instrumental and voice classes, from basic courses to intermediate instruction to advanced lessons.  Patrons will need to log in with your Perry County District Library card on this database.  Once you're logged in, navigate to "Extras" and access this database from there.  You will need to sign-in using an email and password as well.

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AtoZ the USA

Database regarding information for the USA and all 50 States. 

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AtoZ World Food

The world's largest database of global food culture and recipes. 

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Computer Source (EBSCOhost)

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

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Consumer Reports - Direct Link

Full-text publications from Consumer Reports with information regarding health, public safety, marketplace economics, and the judicial and regulatory actions that affect consumers. 

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Craftsy

Craftsy is an online resource for all creative makers, where you can find everything you need – from basic instruction to advanced techniques. It’s a community of enthusiastic makers, from quilters and sewers, to cake decorators and painters, wanting to create beautiful things and express their creativity. Patrons will need to log into Libby with your Perry County District Library card to use this resource.  Once you're logged in, navigate to "Extras" and access this resource from there. You will then need to sign-in using an email and password as well.

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DMV Permit Practice Test - Ohio

An online practice test to help you prepare for the Ohio Permit Driving Test.  

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Driving-Tests.org

Take various online practice tests to help prepare for Ohio Driving, CDL, and Motorcycle tests.  

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Explora Primary Schools

Student research tool for grades K through 5.

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Explora Public Libraries

Find articles, essays and primary source documents on a variety of popular topics with easy-to-browse categories.

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Freegal Music

A downloadable music service available through the Perry County District Library.

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Global World Warrior

Provides a broad range of practical information, available in twenty broad subject categories, for over 175 countries. Includes numerous maps and images.

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GreenFILE (EBSCOhost)

A free research database covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. It provides thousands of open access full-text records from scholarly, government and general interest sources.

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Help.org

Resources to get started with addiction recovery.

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Help.org - Alcohol Addiction

Information on alcohol addiction and resources available for those seeking help.

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Help.org - Cocaine Addiction

Information on cocaine addiction and resources available for those seeking help.

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Help.org - Heroin Addiction

Information on heroin addiction and resources available for those seeking help.

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Help.org - Methamphetamine Addiction

Information on methamphetamine addiction and resources available for those seeking help.

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Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCOhost)

Detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects. 

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How to Run for Local Office in Ohio

This guide will show that running for a local political office is not as daunting as it may initially appear. Once candidates understand the state-mandated requirements and learn the steps in the campaign process, they can focus on demonstrating the knowledge, compassion, and leadership skills to qualify for and win a local election.

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IndieFlix

Access over 7,000 high-quality shorts, features, documentaries, classic TV shows, and Web Series from 85 countries. Patrons will need to log into Libby with your Perry County District Library card to use this resource.  Once you're logged in, navigate to "Extras" and access this resource from there.  You will then need to sign-in using an email and password as well.

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LearningExpress Library

Helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. There are practice sets and tutorials to develop skills in math, reading, writing, and basic sciences.

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LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, is a leading online learning platform that assists anyone with business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. The video courses are taught by industry experts and are designed for any skill level. 

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MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCOhost)

A full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags.

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MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost)

Full-text articles from more than 2000 magazines, journals, and books covering general reference, business, health, education, general science. 

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Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center

The official website for Ohio's Crime Victim Justice Center. They provide free legal assistance to crime victims to protect and enforce their rights. 

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Ohio History Central

Explore Ohio history through stories, photos, videos, and events. 

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Ohio.gov

The official website for the State of Ohio.

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Ohioline

Information resource produced by Ohio State University Extension. 

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Open Dissertations (EBSCOhost)

Includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations as well as records for more than 800,000 electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.

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Points of View Reference Center (EBSCOhost)

Examine over 400 controversial topics from at least two sides (point and counterpoint). 

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Primary Search (EBSCOhost)

Provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research.

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Qello Concerts

Stream the world's largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries. Qello Concerts transforms your connected devices into the ultimate live music concert film experience. Give your favorite headliners a standing ovation from the best seat in the house anywhere, anytime!

Some content may include mature themes and language.

 

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TOPICsearch (EBSCOhost)

Contains full text for over 150,961 articles from 475 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, EBSCO’s unparalleled collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

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US Government Publishing Office

The official website for the Federal Government's official, digital, secure resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the US Government. 

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Very Short Introductions (Oxford University Press)

Quick, authoritative, and accessible overviews on a range of subjects in the arts and humanities, law, medicine & health, science & mathematics, and social sciences. 

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What Tree is it?

Identify trees by leaf, fruit, or by name.

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What's That Snake?

Identify various types of snakes and access additional information.

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What's the Point?

Identify various flint artifacts.

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World Book Online

The classic homework tool is for searching on a variety of topics, including articles, audio clips, video clips, images, and timelines. Includes links for the Spanish and French versions of World Book. 

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