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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. All of these databases are available from remote (outside of the library) locations. They may require authentication (a zip code or a library card number) before use.

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.
AHFS Consumer Medication American Society of Health-System Pharmacists information on patient drug information, in both English and Spanish.
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.
American and English Literature Electronic books of American and English literature: poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible. For more information, see the Basic Search and Advanced Search tutorial videos.
Biography Reference Bank

Coverage of more than 750,000 individuals, over 90,000 of whom have an associated full-text biography and a searchable collection of more than 35,000 images.

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

Computer Source Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology.
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.
Consumer Reports Access current and back issues.
Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curricula, conference papers, and standards and guidelines.
Explora EBSCO's Explora makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.
Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Legal Forms Provides a wide selection of Ohio legal forms across the most popular legal areas.
Gran Enciclopedia Hispanica An online encyclopedia for older students and adults in Spanish.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

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).

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.
MasterFILE Premier Full text articles from nearly 1,800 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals.
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.
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research.
Morningstar Investment Research Center Independent, in-depth research and recommendations on 11,000 stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and 950 exchange traded funds.
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. 
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.
Ohio History Connection Searchable Databases Digital collections on Ohio history.
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.
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.
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.
Reference USA Directory information for 11 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households.
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.
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.
Science Reference Center

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.

Sociological Collection This database provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles.
Vocational and Career Collection Designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public.
World Book Advanced Includes all of the text of the print set.
The world's most comprehensive bibliography with 40 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Search results will list materials in libraries in your area.


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January 29, 2018