Research Databases

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

 Large scale street plans; including building outlines, property boundaries, and building use - produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance Company from 1867 to 1970. Locate buildings and neighborhoods. See a neighborhood "as it was". Study the growth of towns and cities. Identify the impact of new developments

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School Center School Center

The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

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Science Reference Center Science Reference Center

Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. 

 

 

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Select Ohio Public Records Index Select Ohio Public Records Index

Database containing: Ohio Department of Health Death Certificates, 1913-1944; Ohio Department of Health Death Certificates, 1954-1963; Ohio Department of Health Stillborn Death Certificates, 1913-1935; Ohio Department of Health Stillborn Death Certificates,1942-1949; Columbus Board of Health Death Certificates, 1904-1908; Ohio Girls Industrial School, 1869-1943; Ohio Boys Industrial School, 1858-1944

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Small Business Builder Small Business Builder

Gale Small Business Builder is a comprehensive tool that provides step-by-step guidance on planning, starting, and running a small business or nonprofit. The program’s intuitive dashboard walks you through five areas of exploration from assessing business ideation to creating financial projections. Gale Small Business Builder offers tools that will help get a new business off the ground, or if you’re a more experienced business owner, tools that are focused on long-term success.

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Small Business Reference Center Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. It includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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Small Business Resource Center Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Resource Center gives business owners 24-hour expertise covering a day all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

Small Business Resource Center containing hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs, award-winning eBooks, as well as content from over 300 business journals and magazines. Plus, the platform provides seamless user login, after authentication to Gale products, using Google Account and Microsoft Office 365 credentials, plus access to G Suite for Education and Microsoft tools including Drive, Docs, OneNote, and OneDrive.

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Sociological Collection Sociological Collection

Provides coverage of more than 500 full text journals, including nearly 500 peer-reviewed titles. Sociological Collection offers information in all areas of sociology, including social behavior, human tendencies, interaction, relationships, community development, culture and social structure. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

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