Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Ancestory database for family history - library edition

Ancestry Library Edition

(In-library use only) U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

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Historical photo of men in uniform representing Fold3 military database


US military records, including stories, photos & documents

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Old books tied up with string representing HeritageQuest database


Genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s. Includes federal census, local and family histories, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank Records, and links to the US Congressional Serial Set.

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Ohio History Connection Homepage

Ohio History Connection

Explore Ohio history through stories, photos, videos, and events.
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Salem Press Online Collection Homepage

Salem Press Online Collection

Access Salem Health, History, and Literature online reference books, including Magill’s Medical Guide, Decades of America, This is Who We Were, Working Americans, and more.
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Black and white historical map representing Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps database

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Over 40,000 detailed maps of Ohio cities drawn between 1882 and 1962.

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