Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links


Information on books and authors.
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American English & Literature

Electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible.

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Computer Source

Grants access to full text journal articles on a host of computer topics.

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Digital Public Library of America

The DPLA connects digital collections from libraries across the country.  Rich histrocial collections from all over the the United States are at the touch of your fingertips. If looking for materials specific to Ohio, the Ohio Digital Network is a part of DPLA, with over 99,000 entries from across the state.  

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eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)

Search and view the full text of eBooks.

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Forties in America

This eBook covers pop culture, historical events, and politics of the 1940's.

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Literary Reference Source

Find full text articles from literary journals and respected literary reference works containing plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. You may research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest, or learn more about a literary movement for book discussions.

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MasterFILE Premier

This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

The same great resources found with NoveList, but with a targeted audience in mind. 

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NoveList Plus

Tired of reading the same authors? Looking for something similar to your favorite author or something new in your favorite genre? Try NoveList Plus and find something new to read.

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Ohio Digital Library

Thousands of eBooks on a variety of topics from many favorite authors.  All materials are available for checkout with a Rodman Library card

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