Research Databases

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If you’re connecting outside of the library, you will need a valid library card in good standing. Resources marked with -  BCDL Patrons Only - are only available for Belmont County District Library cardholders.

Auto Repair
Auto Repair Reference Center | EBSCOhost - BCDL Patrons Only
Biography
Biography Reference Bank
Gale Virtual Reference Library - BCDL Patrons Only
 
Books & Literature
American and English full text literature collections
NoveList K-8 Plus | EBSCO - BCDL Patrons Only
NoveList Plus | EBSCO - BCDL Patrons Only
Literary Reference Center | EBSCOhost
Ohio Digital Library
 
Business
Business Source Premier
Regional Business News | EBSCOhost
Vocational and Career Collection | EBSCO
Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success 
   
Computer Training
 
TechBoomers -  provides tutorials on how to use all the popular websites like Facebook and Amazon.  
   
eBooks & eMagazines
EBSCOhost eBooks
Gale Virtual Reference Library - BCDL Patrons Only
Ohio Digital Library
TumbleBook Library - BCDL Patrons Only
Zinio Digital Magazines - BCDL Patrons Only
   
Employment Resources
LearningExpress Library
Ohio.gov: Government Information & Services
   
Encyclopedias
World Book Academic
World Book Early World of Learning
World Book Hispanica
World Book Kids
World Book Online
World Book Spanish
   
Gas & Oil Industry
Natural Gas and Oil Resources
   
Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition - IN LIBRARY ONLY
Genealogy Research Page
HeritageQuest | ProQuest - BCDL Patrons Only
Ohio Obituary Index
Ohio Public Records Index
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
 
Health
Alt. Health Watch
AHFS Consumer Medication Information Over 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets
Consumer Health Complete
Gale Virtual Reference Library - BCDL Patrons Only
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition
MedlinePlus
NetWellness
   
History
Digital Shoebox
History Reference Center | EBSCO - BCDL Patrons Only
Ohio History Central || Online Encyclopedia
Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook
   
Kid Stuff
CultureGrams | ProQuest - BCDL Patrons Only
Explora
Middle Search Plus | EBSCO
TumbleBook Library - BCDL Patrons Only
World Book Kids
World Book Early World of Learning
World Book eBooks - BCDL Patrons Only
 
Languages
Basic ESL  Students learn English quickly and effectively. Click on "Instant Access" to enter without registering.
 
   
Law  
LawDepot Legal Forms - BCDL Patrons Only
When first accessing LawDepot, you will need your BCDL library card number and email address to create an account. If you use Zinio, you already have an account with LawDepot; you can use the same email address and password you have for those services.
   
Magazines & Newspapers
Academic Search Premier
Computer Source | EBSCO
EBSCOhost Databases (all databases)
GreenFILE | EBSCO Environmental resources
MAS Ultra - School Edition Full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, plus more than 360 full text reference books.
MasterFILE Premier | (EBSCOhost) Full text magazine articles
Middle Search Plus | EBSCO
Newspaper Source | EBSCOhost
Primary Search | EBSCO
Professional Development Collection | EBSCO
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection | EBSCO
Religion and Philosophy Collection | EBSCO
Sociological Collection 
Zinio Digital Magazines - BCDL Patrons Only
   
Ohio
Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook
Ohio.gov: Government Information & Services
Ohioline
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
 
Science
   
Students & Homework Resources
CultureGrams | ProQuest - BCDL Patrons Only
Explora
Gale Virtual Reference Library - BCDL Patrons Only
LearningExpress Library - GED, ACT, SAT, TOEFL and many more test prep resources and practice tests. 
Middle Search Plus | EBSCO
Points of View Reference Center
 
Testing 
 
Driver's Education Test Prep - Free DMV Practice Tests
Workforce Skills - free educational tutorials and practice tests to enhance basic computer skills

 

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