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African American Heritage
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.
Cincinnati Business Courier
Includes current issues of The Cincinnati Business Courier and archives back to 1996. Also offers the Book of Lists.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
Home Improvement Reference Center
Features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images, and videos of popular home repair projects.
Kids InfoBits
A kid-friendly resource that helps grade-schoolers become comfortable researching. Among the many features designed to engage young learners, it includes InfoBits—fun facts available in hundreds of categories from history and geography to music and movies.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The New York Times Recent
The full-page images of this digitized newspaper provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Every page is full-text searchable. Coverage: 2008 - recent (3-month embargo).
Small Business Reference Center
Up-to-date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business.
Transparent Language Online
Teach yourself over 70 languages including Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Japanese with this personalized online language-learning system.
Very Short Introductions
Concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from climate to consciousness, game theory to ancient warfare, and privacy to Islamic history.
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