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Academic Search Premier Academic Search Premier

Full text for scholarly and academic magazines and periodicals, covering nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies,  and many more – from EBSCOhost.

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Adult Learning Center Adult Learning Center

This center offers busy adults the resources to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, and prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam.

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African American Heritage African American Heritage

African American Heritage is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records, and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans. It provides users a dedicated, user-friendly resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research, but also connects them to a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can frequently be the difference between research success and futility.

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African American Newspapers 1827-1998 African American Newspapers

Online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection, which includes papers from more than 35 states, features many rare and historically significant 19th-century titles.

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African American Periodicals 1825-1995 African American Periodicals

Features more than 170 wide-ranging periodicals by and about African Americans. Published in 26 states, the publications include academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, organizations bulletins, annual reports  and other genres. These diverse periodicals—which have shaped, and in turn been shaped by, African American culture—will enable new discoveries on lives of African Americans as individuals, as an ethnic group and as Americans.

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African History and Culture 1540-1921 African History & Culture

Created from the Library Company’s acclaimed Afro-Americana Collection—an accumulation that began with Benjamin Franklin and steadily increased throughout its entire history—this unique online resource will provide researchers with more than 12,000  printed works. These essential books, pamphlets and broadsides, including many lesser-known imprints, hold an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture.

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Alt HealthWatch Alt HealthWatch

This resource focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are  hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back  as far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.

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America's Genealogy Bank America's Genealogy Bank

Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.

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America's News America's News

America's News provides unique access to over 2,100 local, regional and national news sources, featuring over 40 titles from the state of Ohio. Compare perspectives from across the nation, track trends, and find information on a variety of topics and issues from the 1970's through current day.

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American & English Literature American & English Literature

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

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ancestery.com Ancestry.com

In library use only.
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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A to Z World Food AtoZ World Food

AtoZ World Food contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages. It also covers food culture for 174 countries of the world in six categories: National Cuisine, Regional Cuisine, Daily Meals, Dining Etiquette, Special Occasion Foods, and Food Trivia. 

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