Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. This database is only available for in-house use.
Category: Local History
Biography Reference Bank contains more than 95,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 26,000 photographs of the subjects. It cites biographical material appearing in periodicals in other H. W. Wilson Company databases and additional selected periodicals and current books of individual and collective biographies. Follow these steps to access this from anywhere… Visit Ohio Web Library Once you are on the Ohio Web Library home page you can select ‘Resources’ You then have the option to search State or PPL subscribed databases for research These can then be sorted by subject to make your searches easier
ExploreOhio is the place to go to learn just about anything about the Buckeye State. State symbols? How to get a drivers license? Population information? Fun places to visit? ExploreOhio has all of that and more!
Cover-to-cover full text for 20 national (U.S.) & international newspapers and selected full text for more than 230 regional (U.S.) newspapers, plus TV and radio news transcripts – updated daily.
An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society.
Project to bring together digital versions of historical collections from more than 330 archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums.
Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. These maps are heavily used by a wide range of researchers to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities.