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Research Databases

We are pleased to be a CLEVNET Consortium Partner and able to offer this wide variety of Research Databases.


McKinley Memorial Library offers Locally Purchased Databases as well as those available from CLEVNET and OPLIN (Ohio Public Library Information Network).


Click here to access the CLEVNET Database Page.


Click here for the OPLIN Databases.


To access our collection of subscription databases from home, you must provide your library barcode number to authenticate yourself as a patron of the McKinley Memorial Library.   

Locally Purchased Databases

Ancestory Library Edition
(In Library only)

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.

Available in the Library only. 


(In Library only)

ALLDATA Repair is the leading single source of manufacturers' diagnostic, maintenance and repair information. OE data is available for more than 22,000 engine-specific vehicles from 1982 to present. ALLDATA Repair is available 24/7 and updates are automatic. The OE repair information is never edited or redrawn and thousands of pages of data are added each year.          

Available in the Library only. 

New online literacy resource from Weston Woods and Scholastic Books. It has colorful animation, interactive games, and much more to help reinforce reading skills, and build a love for reading and learning for your children. Just click on the link above, then watch, read, & learn!
Consumer Reports

Serving consumers with unbiased research & testing to educate and offer information about consumer products, safety, and ratings by a non-profit organization.


Downloadable eBooks from OverDrive are available as part of the CLEVNET eMedia Collection.

Freegal Music

Freegal, digital music from the Sony Collection! There are never any items overdue, or any late charges! You must have a McKinley Library Card to use this site.

Heritage Quest

U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.

Infotrac K-12 Student

Now with over 1,300 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical database is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.


Download legal forms online.


A reader's resource. You'll find author read-a-likes, recommendations, discussion guides, books in a series, and many other resources at Novelist.



Historical Newspapers

Great for research or Genealogy.

Includes these Historical Newspapers:
Christian Science Monitor (1908-1998)
Los Angeles Times (1881-1988)
The New York Times (1851-2008) with Index (1851-1993)
Wall St. Journal (1889-1994)
Washington Post (1877-1995)


Collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign
language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation),
Ebooks which may be viewed online, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.


Collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs,
Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for elementary grades.

Zinio Digital Magazines


Discover the world of digital magazines right here at Zinio.

You must have a McKinley Memorial Library Card to use this service.




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