Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE
AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE

Access from home (Images might not load in Google Chrome browser)

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AMERICAN AND ENGLISH FULL:TEXT LITERATURE - Access from home
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH FULL:TEXT LITERATURE - Access from home

A collection of electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction and the Bible.

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ANCESTRY
ANCESTRY - LIBRARY EDITION

Formed through a partnership between Proquest and MyFamily.com, this collection of 4,000 individual databases includes the U. S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930.

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AnyWho
ANYWHO.COM (website, not a database)

Search for residential and commercial addresses and phone numbers.

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Biography Reference Bank
BIOGRAPHY REFERENCE BANK-Access from home

EBSCOhost Biography Reference Bank

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BLACK FREEDOM STRUGGLE - Access from home
BLACK FREEDOM STRUGGLE - Access from home

Black Freedom Struggle in the U.S. is a primary source collection made available by ProQuest during Black History Month.

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Business Source Premier
BUSINESS SOURCE PREMIER

(EBSCOHost) - Access from home

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Chilton Library-Home Access
CHILTON LIBRARY-Access from Home

Repair and maintenance information for automobiles from 1940 - present.

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CHRONICLING AMERICA  (Website, not a database)
CHRONICLING AMERICA (Website, not a database)

Historic American Newspapers
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

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CLEVELAND NECROLOGY FILE
CLEVELAND NECROLOGY FILE and News Index(Cleveland Public Library Website)

An index to obituaries the appeared in The Cleveland Plain Dealer, The Cleveland Herald and The Cleveland Press.
This does not provide full text access to the obituaries.  The link doe include information about how to get a copy of an obituary.

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CONGRESS.GOV
CONGRESS.GOV - (website, not a database)

From the library of Congress, this is the official website for U. S. Federal Legislative information: such as, how to contact a Representative or Congressmen; voting records; current and past bills: how the legislative process works and more.  

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CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE
CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE (EBSCOHost)
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Consumer Reports
CONSUMER REPORTS
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CultureGrams
CultureGrams

CultureGrams® is your source for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries of the world. Beyond the facts and figures, find an insider's perspective on the history, daily life, and customs. Also covers US states and Canadian provinces.

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DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY
DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY - (In Library Use Only)

From Greenwood Electronic Media, Daily Life Through History is an online sourcebook series providing a detailed portrayal of what life was like for ordinary people in different cultures throughout history.  Includes images, maps and illustrations.

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EBSCOHOST
EBSCOHOST - Access from home

Choose MasterFILE Premier if you need magazine articles. 
Academic Search Premier may be a good place to start a search for journal articles.

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Espanol Reporte Fraude
ESPANOL REPORTE FRAUDE

(website, not a database)

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Explora
EXPLORA PRIMARY (EBSCOHost)
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EXPLORA SECONDARY
EXPLORA SECONDARY

(EBSCOHost) - Access from home

 

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ANCESTRY FAMILY SEARCH
FAMILY SEARCH - (In-Library Use Only)

To access create your free account: username and password.
As Morley Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library, using FamilySearch from within the library provides access to 350+ million images not available when accessing the FamilySearch website from outside of an affiliate library. 

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Federal Trade Commission
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION - REPORT FRAUD (website, not a database)

A new website that makes it easy for people to report fraud, scams, and bad business practices.

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FOLD3
FOLD3 -Access from home

Military Records

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The Foundation Center / Candid
Foundation Center / Candid - FOUNDATION DIRECTORY ONLINE ESSENTIAL - (In-Library Use Only)

From The Foundation Center, now known as Candid, a unique database of 80,000 grant makers, half a million grants, and 250,000 searchable 990s.

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grants to individual
Foundation Center / Candid - FOUNDATION GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS - (In-Library Use Only)

From The Foundation Center, now known as Candid, an online database of more than 6,200 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grant seekers.

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Gale Courses
GALE COURSES - Access from home (Morley Library Cardholders)

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. 
Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. 
These courses are available at no cost for Morley Library Card holders. 

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Legal forms
GALE LEGAL FORMS
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heritage quest
HERITAGE QUEST ONLINE - Access from home

(might not work with Google Chrome)

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HISTORIC OHIO NEWSPAPERS
HISTORIC OHIO NEWSPAPERS (Website, not a database)

The Ohio History Connection provides free access to over 1,000,000 full-text searchable pages of  historic Ohio newspapers through Ohio Memory and the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America
 

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hobbies and crafts reference
HOBBIES & CRAFTS REFERENCE CENTER (EBSCOhost)

- Access from home

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LAKE COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT
LAKE COUNTY GENERAL HEALTH DISTRICT

(website, not a database)

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LAKE COUNTY OHIO
LAKE COUNTY OHIO

Clerk of Courts legal forms (website, not a database)

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211 LAKE COUNTY LifeLine
Lake County Services
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Lake County
LAKE COUNTY, OHIO, OHIO MEANS JOBS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING

(website, not a database)

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LEGAL AID'S COMMUMITY TOOLKIT
LEGAL AID'S COMMUMITY TOOLKIT

(Website, not a database)

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LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content - Access from home (Morley Library Cardholders)
LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content - Access from home (Morley Library Cardholders)

If you have a card from another Ohio public library, then you must log in to LinkedIn Learning through that library's website.

Online instructor-led video courses.   These courses are available at no cost for Morley Library Card holders

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Literary Reference Center
LITERARY REFERENCE CENTER

(EBSCOHost) - Access from home

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Mango Languages
Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an interactive language-learning platform, offering more than 70 different languages and 18 different ESL courses.  Learn real-life conversations with native-speaker audio and cultural context so that you can speak like a local. Mango features authentic content, interactive features, and an algorithmic review activity designed to adapt to your individual learning path. Sign up for Mango Languages with your library card today!

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MEDLINE PLUS
MEDLINE PLUS(website, not a database)

A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine / National Institutes of Health.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center
Morningstar

The Morningstar Investment Research Center database includes research on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). It is designed specifically for individual investors. Morningstar also allows you to build and to test a portfolio and take interactive workshops and classes to sharpen your investing skills.

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Motivate lake county
MOTIVATE LAKE COUNTY (website, not a database)

For all who live, work, and play in Lake County, Motivate Lake County is the home for all things health and wellness, providing: local education, information, and resources; weekly and monthly challenges; programming and events; and personal health data tracking and assessments.  Residents have a dedicated platform they can trust, and businesses have a reliable outlet to share their unique services to all across the county.

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New York Times access from
New York Times NYTimes.com - At Home or On The Go

To access NYTimes.com from home or on the go, click on the button below to redeem our subscription code. Create your account or login with a NYTimes.com account. After redeeming the code, you may also log in using the New York Times app. 

 

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New York Times
New York Times NYTimes.com - in-library use

Enjoy free, unlimited access to NYTimes.com from anywhere! For in-library use, click the link below and register or login with a NYTimes.com account. 

 

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Northstar Digital Literacy
Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar focuses on basic digital literacy skills—such as using a mouse, searching on the internet, and using email—as well as advanced skills, like using Google Docs and searching for jobs online. Self-directed online learning provides individualized online instruction and practice. Learners can independently access original online content incorporating Northstar standards, instruction, and practice. When learners complete an assessment, they are automatically directed to the Northstar Online Learning (NSOL) content corresponding to what they still need to learn.

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Novelist Plus
NOVELIST PLUS (EBSCOHost) - Access from home

Find books by your favorite authors, read alikes, book discussion guides and more.

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NoveList K-8 Plus
NOVELIST PLUS K-8 (EBSCOHost) - Access from home

Find books by your children's favorite authors, read alikes, book discussion guides and more.

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OHIO DRIVER'S EDUCATION - Access from home
OHIO DRIVER'S EDUCATION - Access from home

Ohio BMV Handbooks and practice tests for: Cars, Motorcycles and CDL.

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OHIO LEGAL HELP
OHIO LEGAL HELP (website, not a database)

"Ohio Legal Help is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2018 to help all Ohioans access the civil justice system. We provide plain language legal help information, interactive self-help tools and connections to local legal and community resources that can help people resolve their legal issues.

Our legal help information is written by our content team and reviewed by expert private and legal aid lawyers. This ensures that Ohio Legal Help users have information that is easy to understand, action-oriented and accurate." --Ohio Legal Help 

This website adjusts in size for easy reading on a computer, a laptop, a tablet or a phone.

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OHIO LEGISLATURE
OHIO LEGISLATURE (Website, not a database)

Information about Ohio House and Senate, legislation and more.

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OHIO MEANS JOBS
OHIO MEANS JOBS - PRACTICE TESTS AND TUTURIALS - (website, not a database)

Education and job skills. State website for searching for: educational scholarships; online training; employment programs; occupations; and jobs.

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OHIO REVISED CODE
OHIO REVISED CODE (Website, not a database)

The general laws of the State of Ohio.

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OHIO REVISED CODE
OHIO REVISED CODE (website, not a database)

The general laws of the State of Ohio.

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OHIO SUPREME COURT
OHIO SUPREME COURT (Website, not a database)

Information about the Ohio Supreme Court and the Ohio Judicial System. 
Domestic and Juvenile standardized forms.

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OHIO WEB LIBRARY - Access from home
OHIO WEB LIBRARY - Access from home

Provided to Ohio libraries by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network, this database Includes:
encyclopedias; dictionaries; magazine, journal and newspaper articles; information about  Ohio and more.

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OHIO.GOV
OHIO.GOV - (Website, not a database)

The official website for the State of Ohio. Find the government information and services you need to live, work, travel, and do business in the state.

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OXFORD RESEARCH ENCYCLOPEDIAS
OXFORD RESEARCH ENCYCLOPEDIAS

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REFERENCEUSA - Access from home
ReferenceUSA - Access from home

Search for residential and commercial telephone numbers and addresses; new movers; historical business records; healthcare providers; jobs and more.

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SANBORN FIRE INSURANCE MAPS
SANBORN FIRE INSURANCE MAPS
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SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER
SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER

(EBSCOHost) - Access from home

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HeinOnline Logo
SLAVERY IN AMERICA AND THE WORLD: HISTORY, CULTURE AND LAW - (In library use only)

This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. Including every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery; and, every federal statute dealing with slavery and slave recovery; every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, including many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere modern law review articles on the subject. 
In addition to legal documents this collection includes, many modern histories of slavery and more than a thousand pamphlets and books on slavery from the 19th century.   
This library will continue to grow, not only from new scholarship but also from historical material that we continue to locate and add to the collection.

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Small Business Reference Center
SMALL BUSINESS REFERENCE CENTER

(EBSCOhost) - Access from home

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VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS
VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS (Oxford Press)

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We Thrive Together
WE THRIVE TOGETHER (website, not a database)

Your neighbors started We Thrive Together to increase socialization and reduce social isolation and loneliness in our community. We invite you to take advantage of our FREE events and activities available online and at the senior centers, libraries, and other various local venues.

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WORLD BOOK
WORLD BOOK - Access from home

A great place to visit for an introduction to a topic of interest or reliable facts for a report.

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WORLD BOOK EARLY WORLD OF LEARNING
WORLD BOOK EARLY WORLD OF LEARNING
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WORLD BOOK KIDS
WORLD BOOK KIDS
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WORLD BOOK SPANISH
WORLD BOOK SPANISH - Access from home

A great place to visit for an introduction to a topic of interest or reliable facts for a report.

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WorldCat
WORLDCAT(Website, not a database)

The world's largest library catalog. Search the collections and services of over 10,000 libraries worldwide.

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