Research Databases: A

A B C E F G H K L M N O P R S T V W
List of research database titles, descriptions and links
ABCmouse.com
ABCmouse.com (In library use only)

Help children build a strong foundation for future academic success using interactive books, educational games, puzzles, learning activities, and more.  ABCmouse.com is accessible on the library's public computers and on your personal device while visiting the Troy or Pleasant Hill libraries.

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about:books
about:books

Everything you want to know about books & authors. It is THE place to find read-alikes, author biographies, plot summaries, specific settings, specific genres, book publishing and purchasing, series information, book reviews, and more!

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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 ‚Äď from¬†EBSCOhost.¬†Conduct research for your next term paper. Discover in-depth articles on hundreds of subjects.

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African American Heritage
African American Heritage

Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.  

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Alt HealthWatch
Alt HealthWatch

Alt HealthWatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies. 

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American and English full text literature
American and English full text literature

Electronic books of American and English literature - poetry, drama, fiction, and the Bible - originally published in print ‚Äď produced by ProQuest / Chadwyck-Healey.¬†Explore American poetry from 1600 to the present. Compare different editions of Shakespeare‚Äôs work. Read early American fiction. Explore English drama.

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Ancestry Library logo, black and green on a white background, with a green leaf on the left-hand side.
Ancestry Library

Search by name, by where a person lived or browse by region or states. The Map Center contains maps from across the United States. Data is compiled from the Social Security Death Index, U.S. Federal Census, UK Census Collection, immigration and military records, court, land and probate records and more. More than 4,000 databases include census data, passenger lists, birth, marriage, and death records.

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