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Screen capture of A to Z Online front page. A to Z Maps Online

This collection of world, continent, country, and state maps contains over 145,000 current maps. Remote users log in with your library card number. (Example: 20049xxxxxxxxx) 

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Screen capture of A to Z the USA front page. A to Z the USA

A to Z the USA contains more than 115 country-based articles and 115 state articles for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Library patrons and students will find unmatched coverage of the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society. From Alabama to Wyoming explore the great American experiment with A to Z the USA. Remote users log in with your library card number. (Example: 20049xxxxxxxxx)

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Screen capture of A to Z World Travel front page. A to Z World Travel

The world is full of awe-inspiring places, and A to Z World Travel can help you reach them. For travelers and knowledge seekers alike, A to Z World Travel is a comprehensive travel resource with information about points of interest, security, transportation, food and recipes, culture, language, and more. With 202 World City Travel Guides covering over 67 topics each, plus an additional 56 travel resources, A to Z World Travel  provides the knowledge you need to experience the world and all its wonders. Remote users log in with your library card number. (Example: 20049xxxxxxxxx)

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about:books about:books

Information about books and authors.

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Screen capture of the EBSCO Academic Search Premier database Academic Search Premier EBSCO

Search academic journals, periodicals, newspapers, reports, and primary sources for articles and information. 

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Screenshot of American & English Literature Database American & English Literature

The American & English Literature Collection contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.

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Ancestry Library edition screenshot 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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Screen capture of Big Charts front page. BigCharts

BigCharts is the world's leading and most advanced investment charting and research site.

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Screen capture of the Business Source Premier database Business Source Premier

Company profiles and market reports.

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Screen capture of the Chilton Library database Chilton Library

Get the detailed information you need for complete maintenance and repair of your automobile.

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Screen capture of the Consumer Health Complete Database Consumer Health Complete

Everyday health care information

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Screen capture of the Consumer Reports database Consumer Reports

Consumer buying guide and product reviews.

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Screen capture of Cypress Resume home page Cypress Resume Builder

Cypress Resume is the simplest, most effective tool for resume creation on the market today. Specifically designed for job seekers skittish about writing, Cypress Resume allows anyone to create a professional resume—one that will stand out to potential employers—in a matter of minutes. 

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Screen capture of Drivers Education home page Driver's Education Practice Tests
An Ohio Driver Education program containing: 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 12 CDL (commercial driver’s license) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an FAQ  section with detailed answers to over 100 DMV-related questions.
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Screen capture of EBSCO eBooks home page eBooks EBSCO

Free downloadable ebooks. 

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Screen capture of EBSCO host Database home page EBSCO host Databases (All)

Accesses a variety of publications and topics for research. Allows you to set limits, such as material type or publication dates.

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Screen capture of Fold 3 front page. Fold3

Fold3 Library Edition provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. 

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Screen capture of GCF Learn Free front page. GCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free is an online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills. GCF offers more than 1,000 lessons and videos completely free.

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Screen capture of Heritage Quest front page. HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

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Screen capture of Historic Dayton Daily News front page. Historic Dayton Daily News

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.


Coverage: 1898 - 1922

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Screen capture of EBSCO Hobbies and Crafts database Hobbies and Crafts Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

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Screen capture of Home Improvement Reference Center home page Home Improvement Reference Center

Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

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Screen capture of Learning Express Library home page Learning Express Library

Academic and career skills learning. Practice tests and tutorials on a variety of topics, including: Occupation practice testing; Citizenship exams; ASVAB tests; ACT/SAT tests, and much more.

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A screen shot of the Gale Legal Forms database page Legal Forms - Gale

Provides a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) 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 laymen's language.

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Screen capture of National Geographic front page. National Geographic

A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration.

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Screen capture of Newspaper Archive front page Newspaper Archive

Newspaper Archive is the world's best resource for historical and genealogical information. Our unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Explore your family tree and discover your history at the world's largest online newspaper archive.

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Screen capture of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps front page. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Rich with valuable and detailed information, Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps—originally created as a product to help insurance companies assess the potential risks involved in underwriting policies—have developed into a tool with myriad uses for multiple industries. At Sanborn we take pride in strict quality control standards, which ensures that every map we produce is accurate and detailed.  

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Unite Connect Ohio

Unite Connect Ohio provides an up to date collection of resources for communities that have been affected by the current, turbulent political environment.

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Screen capture of Gale Virtual Reference Library Virtual Reference Library - Gale

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).

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