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A collection of databases and resources to assist you with genealogy research. The databases listed here have an emphasis on subjects from Ohio.


History and Biography

A collection of databases used for historic research. Search biographies, obituaries, images, historic insurance maps, newspaper articles and more.


Newspapers and Magazines

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.


Readers’ Advisory

We’re here to help you find great books! Novelist is the premiere database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world.



Our access to science databases offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. An ideal science solution for schools, libraries and homework assignments.


World Book Online

Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, multimedia, a vast collection of primary source documents, and a wealth of research tools that allow students to customize and save their work.


World Book Hispanica

This comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia includes more than 100,000 articles, more than 8,500 images and maps, and nearly 1,000 videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media.


World Book Spanish

This is part of World Book Online Reference Center that is a Spanish-Language encyclopedia called Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. It contains 2,200 articles and more than 600 illustrations.