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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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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BookFlix

This online literacy resource pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction e-books.

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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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EBSCOhost

All EbscoHost databases, which include many thousands of full-text magazine and journal titles organized into a variety of sub-collections. 

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ERIC (EBSCOhost)

An authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, dissertations, and policy papers. 

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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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Explora Secondary Schools

Student research tool for grades 6 through 12.

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FreedomFlix

This online resource allows students to master content-area knowledge in social studies while honing their literacy skills.

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)

Indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

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Gale In Context: Elementary (formerlyKids InfoBits)

Easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 

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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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LendEdu - Loans

Private student loan information

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LendEdu - Refinancing

Refinancing and consolidating student loan information. 

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Literary Reference Center (EBSCOhost)

Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Includes plot summaries, critical essays, biographies, and more. 

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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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Medline (EBSCOhost)

Is an authoritative bibliographic database containing citations and abstracts for biomedical and health journals used by health care professionals, nurses, clinicians and researchers.

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Method Learning Test Prep

ACT® and SAT® test prep solutions that are proven to raise scores with tutoring, classes, and practice tests. 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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Middle Search Plus (EBSCOhost)

Lexiles help teachers meet the needs of students with varying reading abilities and interests and allow students to read along at their own pace.

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Ohio Bold Beginnings - Child Care and Education Search

This resource from the Ohio Department of Education and Jobs and Family Services lets you custom search for child care and educational programs.  Find something that works for your child, and for your schedule

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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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Science Reference Center (EBSCOhost)

Designed for the student researcher. Contains full text of hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books, and a vast collection of images. 

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ScienceFlix

Allows students access to scientific topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering.
 

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Sociological Collection (EBSCOhost)

Covers a broad range of subjects relevant to sociology and its related disciplines including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, social and cultural structure and more.

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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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TrueFlix

Help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.

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World Book Advanced

An online encyclopedia that includes eBooks, videos, activities, primary sources, read-aloud, and translation features.

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World Book Early World of Learning

Contains three learning environments for young learners in early elementary grades. 

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World Book French (L'Encyclopedie Decouverte)

French-language encyclopedia for French speakers and French language learners. Includes maps, images, and activities.

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World Book Gran Hispanica

A comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL or ELL program participants

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World Book Kids Encyclopedia

Designed for grades 1 through 4 featuring thousands of articles, images & illustrations, teacher resources, and more. 

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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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World Book Student

Search World Book Encyclopedia articles, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas and much more. 

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World Book Timelines

View timelines that cover a wide variety of topics and subjects, or create your own.

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