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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  • Literary Reference CenterĀ 

    This respected literary reference contains the full text of literary journals, plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. Use it to research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest, or to learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

    View Database (external Link)

    • Local History

      The library's Local History Collection, located in the Moreland Room on the first floor of the Main Library, is committed to preserving and making accessible archival material about the history of Shaker Heights and the development of the community.

      View Database (external Link)

      • Lynda.com

        Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. As a Shaker Heights Public Library card holder, you have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Once you have logged into lynda.com with your library card number and PIN you must create a personalized lynda.com account by entering your name and e-mail address. This account can help you manage your course history, playlists, bookmarks, and Certificates of Completion.

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