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|Academic Search Premier|
|Akron Beacon Journal|
|An Optimal Resume|
|AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses or Mailing Lists|
|Biography In Context|
|Biography Reference Bank|
|Business Source Premier|
|Facts on File: Science Online|
|FreedomFlix (use from home)|
|FreedomFlix (use in library)|
|Gale Encyclopedia of Every Day Law|
|Gale Virtual Reference|
|Grolier (use from Home)|
|Grolier (use in Library)|
|Infotrac - General Reference Center|
|Job Seeker's Booklet|
|Literature Resource Center|
|New Gale Virtual Reference Books: Business Plans Handbook|
|Occupational Outlook Handbook|
|Ohio Historical Society|
|Ohio Revised Code|
|Oxford Reference Online|
|Salud en Español|
|Scholastic BookFlix (use from Home)|
|Scholastic BookFlix (use in Library)|
|Student Research Center|
|Thomson Gale LegalForms|
|TrueFlix (use from home)|
|TrueFlix (use in library)|
|What Tree Is It?|
|What's That Snake?|
|What's The Point|
|World Book Español|
|World Book for Kids|
This page contains research databases purchased by the library and links to useful internet resources.