Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Biography Reference Bank icon
Biography Reference Bank

Access biographical information on more than 335,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines.

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Early World of Learning

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

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Search thousands of magazines, academic journals, newspapers, reference books, photos and maps on millions of topics.

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Esta base de datos dedicada en español contiene videos, funciones de comparación y contraste, artículos seleccionados y un diccionario visual para que los estudiantes de ESL y los estudiantes de español tengan la oportunidad de aprender. Integrado con World Book Kids para contenido paralelo en inglés

This dedicated Spanish-language database contains videos, compare-and-contrast features, selected articles, and a visual dictionary to allow ESL students and Spanish learners the chance to learn. Integrated with World Book Kids for parallel English-language content.


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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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Gale in Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits) is an easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation make it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Reference content in humanities, social sciences, and science.

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Points 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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Transparent Language Online

Learn to speak a new language. Over 100 foreign language courses are available that can help you learn languages including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. There's also an ESL component that provides English language learning to speakers of over 25 different languages.

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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 Snake is it?

Ohio snake identification guide

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What Tree is it? icon
What Tree is it?

Ohio tree 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

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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