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Biography of notable personalities Biography Reference Center

Biography Reference Center is a collection of full-text biographies on notable personalities from around the world, including actors, authors, world leaders, inventors .

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Local cemetery records and nespaper death notices 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

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Interactive learning for preschool and children Early World of Learning

Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades.

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Heritage Quest

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.

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History Reference Center

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

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Hobbies and crafts Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

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Home improvement assistance Home Improvement Reference Center

The online resource for home improvement assistance in areas such as repair, maintenance, remodeling, electrical work and much more.

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Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. 

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Online tutorials, practice tests like ACT and GED, workplace skills improvement Learning Express

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and ebooks to help patrons of all ages.  It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.

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Research on stocks, mutual funds Morningstar Investments

Morningstar Investment Research Center provides independent, in-depth research and recommendations on 11,000 stocks, 24,000 mutual funds, and 950 exchange traded funds. The format is user-friendly and includes an investment education section

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Oxford University Press has invested in the Oxford Research Encyclopedias to meet this challenge. Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, we are developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.

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Permit Practice Tests

Free online permit practice tests for Automobile and motorcycle.  No library card or personal information needed.

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essays on controversial subjests Points of View Reference Center

Essays on controversial subjects

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business and residential directory information 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

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Transparent Languages

provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.With over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 26 languages, there is something for every learner.

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Ohio tree identification guide What Tree Is It

Ohio tree identification guide.

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ohio snake identification guide What's That Snake

Ohio snake identification guide

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Identifying flint artifacts What's The Point

Identifying flint artifacts

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