Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Use Only)

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Chilton Library

Chilton Library

Fix your car, truck, van, or SUV with these diagnostics, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, and step-by-step repair procedures. Available at home or on your device - all you need is your library card number.

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Consumer Reports Link

Consumer Reports

Search Consumer Reports magazine for articles and reviews from 1991 to the present. 

If the link isn't working, try going here.

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DailyMed

DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts). This website provides a standard, comprehensive, up-to-date, look-up and download resource of medication content and labeling found in medication package inserts.

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Data Axle Reference Solutions

Data Axle Reference Solutions

Formerly Reference USA. Look up directory information for over 17 million U.S. businesses and 320 million U.S. households. 

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Practice Permit tests

Driving Tests

Practice with free tests (including motorcycle and CDL) specifically based on the Ohio DMV materials. This site includes accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, translate pages into other languages, and magnify text.

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Gale Legal Forms

Gale Legal Forms

Provides a wide selection of Ohio legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in easy to understand language.

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HertiageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest features the U. S. Census, 1790-1930 (1850-60 Slave Census Schedules not included), The Periodical Source Index (PERSI), A digitized collection of more than 25,000 family and local history books, Records from the Revolutionary War Era Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files and Freedman's Bank Records (1865-1874).

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Learning Express @ Ohio Means Jobs

Adults and students can improve their math, reading, writing, and computer skills with free interactive courses. LearningExpress also provides practice tests for the GED, SAT, ACT, ASVAB, teaching certification exam, civil service exam, and more. 

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LinkedinLearning Unlimited online learning from your library

Linkedin Learning

Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. Get started with your library card.

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MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You

MedlinePlus

Reliable, easy-to-understand health information from the National Library of Medicine. Learn about medications, medical tests, diseases and disorders, and more.

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Morningstar Investments

Morningstar Investments

Morningstar Investment Research Center provides independent, in-depth research and recommendations on 11,000 stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and 950 exchange traded funds. The format is user-friendly and includes an investment education section.

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Novelist K-8 Plus

Find fiction and non-fiction books for kids in grades K-8 tailored to their reading level and interests. Or kids can try it themselves to help select books they will enjoy.

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Novelist Plus

Find expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.

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Ohio Legal Help

Ohio Legal Help is a nonprofit organization that offers easy-to-understand information, interactive self-help tools and connections to local resources that can help people resolve their legal issues.

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Ohio Web Library

Ohio Web Library

The Ohio Web Library databases are funded in part by an IMLS grant and allow all Ohio residents to access homework resources, encyclopedias, genealogy information, and more.

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Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center

A good resource for debates and opposing viewpoint assignments, Point of View Reference Center provides essays and articles from magazines and academic journals on a wealth of current controversial topics.

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Reference USA

Transparent Language

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Over 100 languages are available, including English.

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Tutor.com can help with homework, ACT prep and resumes and Job seeking

Tutor.com

Having trouble with an assignment? Want someone to proofread your paper? Studying for the ACTs? Need help with a resume? Try the online tutoring service. Tutors are available to chat daily from noon to midnight. All you need is a Newton Falls library card. 

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What Tree Is It?

Identify Ohio trees by name (common or scientific), leaf, or fruit.

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World Book Online

World Book Online

World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.

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WorldCat

WorldCat (OCLC)

The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information back to the 11th Century. Includes holdings information from the world's libraries.

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