Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
America's News Magazines

Search full-text articles from popular magazines such as  Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, Mother Earth News, The Atlantic, Harvard Health and more! Available remotely with your library card on an easy-to-use mobile-friendly interface!

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Cleveland News and Necrology File
Cleveland News Index & Necrology File

Contains citations for local news stories, feature articles and reviews from The Plain Dealer (1983-June 1999), Cleveland Magazine (1983-present), Northern Ohio Live (Sept. 1990-present), and Ohio Magazine (Oct.1990 -present). Obituaries from the Plain Dealer and the Cleveland Press are included from 1976 to the present. NOT full text.

Cleveland Necrology File:
Contains local cemetery records and newspaper death notices for 1833, 1847-1848, 1850-1975. For necrology information after 1975, use the Cleveland News Index.

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Green CR Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy. The website provides updates on product availability, and adds new products to previously-published test results. Research product reviews and review ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more

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Explora Public Libraries

Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora Public Libraries provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books, grouped into easy-to-browse categories.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

This database offers 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.

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New York Times

Enjoy complimentary access to The New York Times newspaper on your computer, phone or tablet from home.

Enter code 14f78c005a9a2e00, register and get full access to the daily paper, the international edition, newsletter and historical coverage for 72 hours.

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Newsbank - The Plain Dealer Collection

The full-text content of the award-winning newspaper The Cleveland Plain Dealer from 1991 to the present.

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The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Plain Dealer

The full-text content, images and blogs of the award-winning newspaper The Cleveland Plain Dealer from 1991 to the present.

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