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Research Tools A to Z

Access to some databases is restricted for use only within the Library. Those databases will be listed with a note (In-Library Use Only).

 

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  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Ohio 

    A treasure trove of information, detailed maps at building level for more than 400 Ohio communities from 1868 to the 1960s. Negotiating the site may require some practice. Try the 1024 x 768 pixel size. Use a city and street name or city and building`s name where possible to search in keyword or limit your search by date.

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    • Science Online 

      Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

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      • Science Reference Center 

        This wide range of topics (biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife) satisfies the demand for standards-based content and provides teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. It is designed to meet student researchers’ needs, with full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

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        • Searchasaurus 

          Research tool for elementary age students from EBSCOhost.

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          • Sociological Collection 

            This database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Sociological Collection offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

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            • Student Research Center

              EBSCO`s Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

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