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Premium information subscription services provided by the CLEVNET Library Consortium and OPLIN to patrons of Birchard Public Library of Sandusky County. The databases in the categories below are available at home. They will require authentication (a zip code or a library card number) for use. For an alphabetical list of databases, click here.



Almanacs, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias

MAS Ultra - School Edition Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines.

Oxford Research Encyclopedias Encyclopedia of Social Work , the Oxford Classical Dictionary , American History, Climate Science, Communication, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Environmental Science, International Studies, Latin American History, Linguistics, Literature, Religion, Communication, and Politics.

Very Short Introductions Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects--from Islam to Sociology, Politics to Classics, and Literary Theory to History.

World Book Advanced Includes all of the text of the print set.

Biography

Biography Reference Bank More than 72,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 20,000 photographs of the subjects.

Business & Consumer Information

Business Source Premier This is the industry's most used business research database, providing the full text for more than 8,800 serials.

Consumer Reports Access current and back issues.

Morningstar Investment Research Center Independent, in-depth research and recommendations on 11,000 stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and 950 exchange traded funds.

ReferenceUSA Directory information for 11 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households.

Small Business Reference Center Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

Careers

Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.

Vocational and Career Collection Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

Education

ERIC Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curricula, conference papers, and standards and guidelines.

Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.

Vocational and Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.

Genealogy

African American Heritage - ProQuest® African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. Created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information this database contains a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.

Ancestry Library Edition No home access Ancestry Library Edition features more than 1.2 billion records of interest to genealogy researchers, including digitized images of the U.S. Census from 1790 forward and the Social Security Death Index. .

Cleveland News Index and Necrology File The Cleveland Necrology File contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices for the following years: 1833, 1847-1848, 1850-1975. The online Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles and reviews from The Plain Dealer (1983-June 1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-present), Northern Ohio Live (Sept. 1990-present), and Ohio Magazine (Oct.1990 -present). Obituaries from the Plain Dealer and the Cleveland Press are included from 1976 to the present.

Fold3 - Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to a growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives.

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).

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of Ohio A treasure trove of information, detailed maps at building level for more than 400 Ohio communities from 1868 to the 1960s.

Health

Alt HealthWatch This alternative health database provides full text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals.

Consumer Health Complete Full text journals, magazines, and reference books from EBSCOhost dealing with health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition - coverage includes a focus on the complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health and wellness.

Health Source - Consumer Edition This rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets. 

HealthSource: Nursing/Academic Edition This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

MEDLINE The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database covering the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the pre clinical sciences.

History & Geography

Biography Reference Bank More than 72,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 20,000 photographs of the subjects.

Cleveland News Index and Necrology File The Cleveland Necrology File contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices for the following years: 1833, 1847-1848, 1850-1975. The online Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles and reviews from The Plain Dealer (1983-June 1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-present), Northern Ohio Live (Sept. 1990-present), and Ohio Magazine (Oct.1990 -present). Obituaries from the Plain Dealer and the Cleveland Press are included from 1976 to the present.

Ohio History Connection Digital Resources Digital collections on Ohio history.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of Ohio A treasure trove of information, detailed maps at building level for more than 400 Ohio communities from 1868 to the 1960s.

World Book Timelines World Book Timelines offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures.

Homework Help

Academic Search Premier The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Biography Reference Bank More than 72,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 20,000 photographs of the subjects.

Literary Reference Center Full text of literary journals and respected literary reference works. Contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories.

MAS Ultra - School Edition Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database provides full text for more than 700 popular general interest and current events publications with information dating as far back as 1975 for key magazines.

Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research.

Points of View Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

World Book Advanced Includes all of the text of the print set.

World Book Timelines World Book Timelines offers hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the life of historical public figures.

How-to

Hobbies & Crafts Reference 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.

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.

Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

Academic Search Premier The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

Cleveland News Index The online Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles and reviews from The Plain Dealer (1983-June 1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-present), Northern Ohio Live (Sept. 1990-present), and Ohio Magazine (Oct.1990 -present). Obituaries from the Plain Dealer and the Cleveland Press are included from 1976 to the present.

Consumer Reports Access current and back issues.

Masterfile Premier Full text articles from nearly 1,800 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals.

Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research.

Newspaper Source Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks. 

Legal

Gale Legal Forms Provides a wide selection of Ohio legal forms across the most popular legal areas.

Literature & Books

American and English Full Text Collections A fully searchable library of more than 260,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key secondary sources.

Literary Reference Center Access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary discipline.

Novelist K-8 Plus Novelist K-8 helps librarians, teachers, parents, and other adults who care about children in grades K-8 find fiction and non-fiction books to read tailored to their reading level and interests. Or, kids can try it themselves to help them select books they will enjoy. Find helpful resources such as expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.

Novelist Plus Novelist Plus helps readers of all ages or those who help readers find fiction and non-fiction books they will enjoy. Find helpful resources such as expert reading recommendations, read-alikes, book discussion guides, thematic book lists and more.

Worldcat The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Search results will list materials in libraries in your area.

Multilingual

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos World Book en Espanol.

Gran Enciclopedia Hispanica An online encyclopedia for older students and adults in Spanish.

Transparent Languages LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE THE QUICK AND EASY WAY! Transparent Languages features 100+ languages, English learning for 25+ native languages, and instruction for listening, speaking, reading AND writing.

Social Sciences

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection This database provides nearly 575 full text publications, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

Religion and Philosophy Collection This database provides extensive coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.

Sociological Collection This database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles.

Technology

AllData Online No home access This database is a source of automotive OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) information. ALLDATA provides diagnostic and repair information from vehicle manufacturers.

Chilton Library Authoritative, money-saving car-care guidance available online 24/7 through  ChiltonLibrary. Chilton is trusted by automotive enthusiasts and professionals for more than 100 years.

Computer Source Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology.

 

 


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