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Research 101: Using Library Databases to Find Scholarly Sources

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Business and Investing, Education, Fiction and Graphic Novels, History and Politics, Nonfiction and Research and Resources | Tagged with articles, database searching, Databases, educational tools, library databases, library resources , peer reviewed articles, research databases, research tools, scholarly sources and student research

Research with TLCPL is now easier then ever before! By utilizing our research option on the homepage, library users can explore a world of databases that offer appropriate, scholarly resources fit for use in class assignments.

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Civic Literacy and Your Library

Posted about 1 year ago by Melissa J

Posted in History and Politics and Research and Resources | Tagged with ballot issues, Board of Elections, candidates, civic literacy, democracy, election, fact check, fake news, government, information literacy, politics, polling location, voter registration and voting

How do you know whether or not the information you have is credible, accurate, or true? We're here to help you make educated and informed decisions before casting your ballot.

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Getting Started With Genealogy Research

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, Local History and Research and Resources | Tagged with ancestors, ancestry, family history, family tree, genealogical societies, genealogy, genealogy handbooks, genetic genealogy, library guide, local genealogy groups, Northwest Ohio, Toledo Ohio and tracing your roots

Learn important steps to take when conducting Genealogy research.

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How the Library Helped Me Find My Family

Posted over 3 years ago by Heather H

Posted in History and Politics, Local History and Research and Resources | Tagged with ancestors, ancestry, family history, genealogy, heritage and local history

For most of my life, I've know little about my "Grandma Bootsie," whom I lost too soon. I'd always wanted to learn more about this woman so many said I reminded them of, and her Irish family. The Library finally helped me find what I'd been searching for!

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