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1st Stop Business Connection - OH Dept of Development and US SBA
    A program sponsored by the Ohio Department of Development's Small Business Development Centers and the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides FREE state-level information needed to get started or continue on your entrepreneurial journey.

American and English Literature --full text of books, poems, and drama
    Search the full text of books, poems, and dramas by keyword. Access the full-text of the item.

Art Collection -- Online image collection
    Art Collection -- Online image collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, textiles, costumes, jewelry and more, from earliest times to the present. From AMICO and Ohio galleries.

Associations Unlimited - by name acronym or location
    Search for associations by name, acronym, or location. Includes professional societies and non-profit organizations.

Auto Repair Reference Center - information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles
    ARRC contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1954.

Bureau Of Labor Statistics - Information on various indicators
    Search for information on inflation and prices, employment, unemployment, pay and benefits, spending and time use, productivity, workplace injuries, consumer price index, and more.

CIA World factbook -- Guide to country profiles, maps, flags, and rankings in various catagories.


City Of Columbus Income Tax Division


Columbus City Codes (ORDLINK)


Columbus Dispatch Archives - articles from July 1985 to present and is updated daily.


Country Studies
    Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress - part of the Country Studies/Area Handbook Series

EBSCOAcademic Search Premier - indexing and abstracts for more than 8,300 academic journals
    Contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,300 journals, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Academic Search Premier contains unmatched full text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, etc

EBSCO Auto Repair-information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles,
    Contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1954.(

EBSCO Business Searching Interface
    Searches Business Source Premier, Regional Business News, Vocational and Career Collection, Newspaper Source, Computer Source databases.

EBSCO Business Source Premier -- full text coverage in all disciplines of business
    Provides full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.

EBSCO Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing, Lexi PAL Drug Guide
    This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

EBSCO Kids - visually appealing look and feel search interface
    Includes a visually appealing look and feel; the ability to search by topic, subtopic, or keywords; simultaneous searching; the ability to sort results by relevance, as well as by date; the option of filtering search results by source type; and the ability to add search results, images, or persistent links to searches to the Folder

EBSCO Masterfile --Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,750 periodicals
    EBSCO Masterfile -- Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books, 86,017 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps & flags.

EBSCO MEDLINE - information from National Library of Medicine
    MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

EBSCO NoveList -- electronic reader's advisory tool that helps fiction readers of all ages uncover new authors and titles


EBSCO Research Databases -- a variety of proprietary full text databases
    Offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. Including full text to many popular journals and magazines.

EBSCO Salud en Español
    Provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan informaciõn general importante en relaciõn a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos.

EBSCO Searchasaurus -- searchable online children’s magazine and encyclopedia database
    A searchable online children’s magazine and encyclopedia database, created by Ebsco Publishing, and intended for use by Elementary and Middle School-aged students.

EBSCO Student Research Center
    -- Users can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search. They can also search by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.

ExploreOhio -- just about anything about the Buckeye State
    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!

Facts on File Science Online -- eliable information in a variety of useful formats
    Provides reliable information in a variety of useful formats. The content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by national and state science education standards.

Federal Student Aid --an office of the U.S. Department of Education
    An office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the application used to determine a student’s eligibility for federally subsidized loans, grants, and work-study funds. Processing is quicker when FAFSA is filed on the Web at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

FedWorld - a program of the United States Department of Commerce


Genealogy About.Com
    Also called Human Internet, it is a web portal that relies on paid human editors to cover a specific topic such as genealogy by writing articles and constructing a web directory. There are currently about 700 topic-sites, most of which are led by a guide (who acts as the editor).

Heartland Science -- Portrays how Ohioans have changed the world through discovery and innovation in science, engineering, technology, medicine and health care.


HeritageQuest Online -- The largest genealogical data, products, supplies and equipment provider to consumers and institutions in the United States.


Homework Now -- A live online information service
    This service offers homework assistance from librarians, the original information experts. It is provided free of charge for the citizens of Ohio by the State Library of Ohio and your local public library. Professional librarians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Once logged on with your Ohio zip code, you and a librarian engage in a "chat" session. At the conclusion of each HomeworkNow session, you will receive a complete transcript of your session via email including links to all the online resources shared during that session.

Household Products Database -- Links over 7,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets
    Links over 7,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

Internet Movie Database -- IMDb is owned by Amazon.com and is an online database of information about movie stars, movies, television shows, commercials, and video games.


Internet Public Library for Teens -- for teenages ages 13-19 and their parents and teachers
    Developed for teenagers ages 13-19 and their parents, teachers, and anyone else interested in information directed to and about teenagers and young adults. Material used and sites recommended are chosen based on their appropriateness for the subject matter. Provides information on college and university education, youth entertainment and activities, social issues, etc.

Internet Public Library Kidspace -- for ages 4-14
    Developed for children and youth ages 4-14, their parents, teachers, and anyone else interested in the literature and information directed to and about children and young adults. Material used and sites recommended are chosen based on their appropriateness for the subject matter (ie, science projects, math, stories, literature discussion, etc). While the resources may not be aimed specifically at children or young adults, their contents should be of interest and useful to these age groups.

Internet Public Library Kidspace Teacher Corner -- Contains resources for parents & teachers to use in helping their kids to learn,
    Includes the subsections of resources for parents and teachers found in each of the main sections of Kidspace.

IRS Federal Tax Forms


IRS Help Resources


Kelly Blue Book -- A resource for automotive pricing, reviews, ratings, advice and finance information.


Learning Express Library -- Provides online, interactive practice tests
    Provides online, interactive practice tests, career building tools, and writing aids. Tests including advanced placement, Civil Service, College Entrance Exams, GRE, GED, Law Enforcement, Writing skills, U.S Citizenship, Teaching, and many more.

Learning Express eBooks -- study guides and test-preparation books
    Learning Express eBooks -- Provides study guides and test-preparation books to help people prepare for high-stakes tests—to advance in school, or pass licensing, certification, or competitive entry-level exams.

Mango Languages- A Flash-based Web application that offers lessons in languages.
    Mango Languages is a Flash-based Web application that offers lessons Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Greek, Brazilian Portugese, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and English as a second language.

Merriam Webster Online
    Dictionary is based on the print version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition. The online dictionary includes the main A-Z listing of the Collegiate Dictionary, as well as the Abbreviations, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names sections of that book. It also includes 1,000 illustrations and 25 tables. Selected sections of the print Collegiate Dictionary, notably the Signs and Symbols section, are omitted from the online Collegiate Dictionary because they include special characters and symbols that cannot readily be reproduced in HTML.

Net Wellness -- information from Ohio's major medical schools
    Over 100 health topics to find in-depth information on hundreds of diseases and wellness issues. You will also find health professionals ready to respond to your specific questions.

NewsBank-- Ohio's Newspapers


Ohio Department of Taxation


Ohio Historical Society - searchable indexes and databases
    Includes military rosters, death certificate index, newspaper index, Ohio Fundamental Documents and more.

Ohio History Central -- online encyclopedia
    An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history, prehistory and history. Each section contains written information, maps, timelines, and images. Many of these pages link with one another to form a complete and informative perspective. As installments are added each year, an accurate overview of Ohio's past will be revealed. From archaeology to Zoar, Ohio History Central is perfect for anyone wanting to learn more about Ohio!

OhioLink (You must be affiliated with an Ohio college to use)


Ohio Secretary of State


Ohio Web Library - thousands of online publications and research resources
    Search thousands of online publications and research resources, including: popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers and much more!

Safer Cars -- The premier government source for vehicle safety
    Includes information on defects, recalls, tires, airbags, crash test and rollover ratings, etc.

Sanborn Insurance Maps -- Large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970
    These maps are heavily used in both public and academic libraries by a wide range of researchers including local historians to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities, and environmentalists concerned about impact of new developments.

Small Business Fact Sheet -- An extensive series of Extension fact sheets dealing with the many aspects of small business operations.
    Provided through the Ohio State University Extension.

What Tree is it? -- Search for trees by leaf, fruit, or name


What's that Snake? -- Identify and learn about snakes found in Ohio


What's the Point? -- Identify flint artifacts and learn about Ohio's Prehistoric people.


Wilson Biography Reference Bank -- contains more than 111,000 biographies and obituaries


World Book Advanced-- reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search
    It is tailored for the needs and skills of students in grades 8 and up, World Book Advanced includes a customizable interface, a streamlined design, and personalized homepage content features.

World Book for Kids -- Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.


World Book Spanish -- The Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia
    Organized so that the student can find information quickly and easily. The title list can be searched in Spanish or English, but the articles are in Spanish

World Book Hispanica - 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. It is designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants.

WorldCat -- Locate books at libraries throughout the world.