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List of research database titles, descriptions and links logo With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities,’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–7+). From Age of Learning, Inc. Free for use in our library.

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Information about books and authors.

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)

A leading multidisciplinary research database. It provides acclaimed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources.

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Accelerated Reading/Lexile Reading Levels: PCDL Catalog

Use this website to help find books based on your Accelerated Reading or Lexile Reading Level. Available throught the library catalog. 

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African American Heritage

This digital resource is exclusively devoted to African American family history research. Also includes exclusive access to AfriGeneas and an updated, online edition of the book Black Genesis.

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AHFS Consumer Medication Information (EBSCOhost)

A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish.

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Alt HealthWatch (EBSCOhost)

A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. 

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American & English Literature

Contains many works of poetry, drama, and prose based on books and other sources originally published in print. It also contains 21 historic editions of the Bible in English.

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Ancestry Library Edition

( In-library use only) U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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ArtistWorks for Libraries

World-class instruction through self-paced video lessons taught by highly accomplished and Grammy Award–winning music and art professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers instrumental and voice classes, from basic courses to intermediate instruction to advanced lessons.  Patrons will need to log in with your Perry County District Library card on this database.  Once you're logged in, navigate to "Extras" and access this database from there.  You will need to sign-in using an email and password as well.

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AtoZ Food America

Hungry to learn about American cuisine? Visit to learn about foods from around the country!

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AtoZ Maps Online

The world at your fingertips.  Check out a huge collection of maps of all kinds, including historical, from around the world

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AtoZ the USA

Database regarding information for the USA and all 50 States. 

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AtoZ World Food

The world's largest database of global food culture and recipes. 

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AtoZ World Travel

Where do you want to go today?  Visit AtoZ World Travel to learn about the countries of the world!

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