Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Consumer Reports landing page

Consumer Reports

Research your next big purchase through unbiased product testing and ratings. The website provides updates on product availability and adds new products to previously published test results. Read product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more.



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CultureGrams® is the leading primary source reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

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Education resource. Cross-search ERIC (Education Resource Information Center) with other electronic resources through EBSCOhost Research Databases. Access this resource through EBSCOhost.  EBSCOhost offers a point of access to many specialized research databases with the opportunity to search multiple EBSCO databases at once and retrieve a single set of results. 

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Explora Secondary Schools landing page

Explora Secondary Schools

Designed for high school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center landing page

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Discovered 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. Includes full text for nearly 2,000 magazines and books, more than 720 videos and more 10,000 recipes.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Discover detailed, user-friendly “how-to” textbooks, magazines and videos covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects. Topics covered include maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, decorating home and garden, outdoor improvements, plumbing, and wood projects

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias landing page

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Working with international communities of scholars across all fields of study, Oxford University Press is developing new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics.

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Reference Solutions | formerly Reference USA

Provides information for 60 million U.S. businesses and 157 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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WorldBook Online landing page

World Book Online Portal

A portal of various WorldBook databases available to search.

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