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Research Databases

As a library card holder, you can access most of our databases from home (Ancestry is available in-library use only) using your library card number and PIN/Password. Some databases are only available with a valid Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library card. Forgot your PIN/Password?

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ABCMouse (Access from Home)

ABCmouse is 100% educational and 100% fun, with more than 10,000 learning activities for ages 2-8+ (books, puzzles, educational games, science videos, art activities, songs) that encompass reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music—including more than 2,000 STEM and 1,200 Spanish-language learning activities. ABCmouse Home Access for Libraries, it can be shared by several children in the same household, each with their own avatar, profile, and progress-tracking on their ABCmouse Step-by-Step Learning Paths.

You can now access ABCMouse from home with your library card and PIN. When you login, you will create an account for your household to share.

Click Here for ABCmouse Home Use (login with your WEPL library card and PIN)
Click Here for ABCmouse In-Library Only Use

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Academic Search Premier

The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database, Academic Search Premier provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

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Akron Beacon Journal

Daily digital edition (image) access from 2018-present.  Choose text-only for 1984-present content. Founded in 1839, the Akron Beacon Journal is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that serves readers in Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne counties.

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Alt HealthWatch from EBSCO Host

This alternative health database provides full text for more than 140 publications in the collection, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990.

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American and English Full Text Literature Collections

A fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key secondary sources.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is available in our four library buildings. Ancestry provides easy access to more than 4,000 genealogy databases with a single search. Coverage focuses primarily on the United States and the United Kingdom, although other areas are covered. Databases include the complete U.S. Census & Index (1790-1930), vital, church, court, and immigration records. The Map Center contains more than 1,000 historical maps. Other notable collections include Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly); WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War collection. Databases are updated continuously as new information becomes available.

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Biography Reference Bank

More than 72,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 20,000 photographs of the subjects. Many of the biographies are enhanced with full text, abstracts, and citations. The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, keyword, and presence of images.

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BookFlix

Paired fiction and nonfiction popular texts that engage readers and support literacy. Helps students build foundational skills through making connections, building background knowledge, and building vocabulary. Read aloud feature can be disabled as readers progress. Lexile reading levels included.

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