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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 Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.
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 Search 15 different full-text sources for American and English literature, poetry and drama, including Shakespeare.
America's News Magazines Full text electronic editions of magazines including Newsweek, People, Time, Money, Entertainment Weekly, U.S. News & World Report, Sports Illustrated, Essence, Baby Talk and many others.
America's Newspapers Full text access to several national newspapers including the Cleveland Plain Dealer , Columbus Dispatch , Cincinnati Post , and more.
American and English Full Text Literature Collections (Chadwyck-Healey Ltd.) -- A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key secondary sources.
Biography in Context
(© The Gale Group) -- A database of biographical information on more than one million people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Searchable by person, birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Some full text.
Biography Reference Bank (© H. W. Wilson) -- More than 72,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 20,000 photographs of the subjects.
Biography Resource Center: African Americans A database of biographical information on more than 25,000 people from more than 60 volumes of 6 respected sources.
Business Leader Profiles for Students Covers 350 prominent individuals who have made significant contributions to business and industry.
Books and Authors Books & Authors offers ways to discover new books and authors.
Business Source Premier Business Source Premier provides full text back to 1965 and searchable cited references back as far as 1998. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. Full Text
Cleveland Necrology File The Cleveland Necrology File contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices for the following years: 1833, 1847-1848, 1850-1975. A more complete description of the file's contents can be found in the "About" section of the database. For necrology information after 1975, please use the Cleveland News Index .
Cleveland News Index
(© Cleveland Public Library) -- 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. Please note that this index does not provide full text access to these sources.
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.
Contemporary Novelists Gale Virtual Reference Library - Contains biographical/critical essays on the most important living novelists writing in English worldwide.
Contemporary Poets Entries include personal and career information, addresses, a detailed bibliography, a list of further reading sources, and more. Each entry also includes a signed critical essay covering each poet's career and works, written by an expert in the field.
CultureGrams This resource includes: worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, and a recipe collection that offers five homegrown recipes from all countries in the database. Plus, sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective.
EBSCOhost MasterFILE
Full text articles from nearly 1,800 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multicultural periodicals. It also offers indexing and abstracts for over 2,700 periodicals. Full text backfiles go as far back as January of 1990, while indexing and abstracts backfiles go as far back as January of 1984. Updated daily.
ERIC
(Educational Resources Information Center) -- Over 800,000 references to thousands of educational topics. Includes journal articles, books, theses, curriculi, conference papers, and standards and guidelines.
Estudiantil Hallazhgos en Linea Spanish version of World Book Encyclopedia
Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Health and Medical Databases If you're looking for health or medical-related information or articles, check out this collection of databases from EBSCOhost.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. This database is updated on a daily basis.
HeritageQuest

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).

LearningExpress Library LearningExpress Library provides an interactive online collection of practice tests and tutorial courses to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You`ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Tests include: GED Prep, College Prep including SAT and ACT, Grad School Entrance, Military, Nursing, Real Estate, Law Enforcement, US Citizenship, Civil Service and much more!
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.
Literature Resource Center (© The Gale Group) -- Access to biographies, bibliographies and critical analysis of authors from every age and literary dicipline. Covers more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and other writers. Coverage of 2,000 of the most studied authors. Searchable by author name, title, genre, literary movement or literary theme. Combines Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, and more.
Mango Languages

Mango is a language learning program teaching practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world's most popular languages. It's so fast and easy, you'll be able to have a real conversation in your new language in just minutes!

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. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 500 full text pamphlets, more than 350 full text reference books, 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
MEDLINE Plus
(® U.S. National Library of Medicine) -- 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 preclinical sciences.
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 140 popular magazines for middle and jr. high school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,011 biographies, 83,472 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 192,999 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily on EBSCO host.
Morningstar Investment Research Center Independent, in-depth research and recommendations on 11,000 stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and 950 exchange traded funds.
NetWellness
(© University of Cincinnati) -- Includes periodicals (indexing to over 150 titles with selective indexing and full text of health-related articles from over 2500 general interest periodicals), pamphlets (full text coverage of over 500 medical education pamphlets) and reference books (full text coverage of Mosby`s Medical Dictionary, The People`s Book of Medical Texts, Oryx Press Consumer Health Information Source Book, USPDI Drug Information in Lay Language, and Columbia University Complete Home Medical Guide.
Newspaper Source Newspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.
Nonfiction Classics for Students Provides in-depth literary and historical background on the most commonly studied nonfiction essays, books, biographies, and memoirs in a streamlined, easy-to-use format.
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 Historical Society Searchable Databases This collection of searchable databases (many of which were created under the Ohio Vital Information for Libraries Center, a grant-funded project of OHS supported by the State Library of Ohio and OPLIN) includes: Online Documents, Online Research Tools, Online Services, and On-location Services.
Points of View Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).
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. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
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. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO.
Reference USA Directory information for 11 million U.S. businesses and 120 million U.S. households. Search for businesses by SIC code, sales volume number of employees and more. Search for residence directory information by name, location or phone number.
Regional Business News This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis.
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. Religion & Philosophy Collection offers more than 300 full text journals, including more than 250 peer-reviewed titles, making it an essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies. This database is updated daily via EBSCO host .
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. Negotiating the site may require some practice. Try the 1024 x 768 pixel size.Use a city and street name or city and building`s name where possible to search in keyword or limit your search by date.
Science Online

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

Science Reference Center Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Sociological Collection Sociological Collection offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure.
Student Resource Center EBSCO's Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
TOPICsearch This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 102,800 articles from more than 2,500 diverse sources, including more than 1,550 full text periodicals.
Vocational and Career Collection Vocational & Career Collection is designed for vocational and technical libraries servicing high schools, community colleges, trade institutions and the general public. This collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals.
World Book Advanced Photographs, illustrations, highly readable text plus highly regarded editors and researchers make this encyclopedia the most current and up-to-date encyclopedia available.
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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