Research Databases

  • Ohio Death Certificate Index (1913-1944)

    Database containing death certificates of persons that died in Ohio from 1913-1937. Use the index information to help in obtaining a copy of particular death certificates.



  • Ohio History Central

    An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society. Find information, images, timelines, maps, and documents about Ohio’s history, geography, geology, animals, and American Indian populations.



  • Ohio Means Jobs

    Search thousands of jobs and plan your career. Build & post your resume and have it rated. Find workforce skills programs. Search through hundreds of thousands of jobs.



  • Ohio Means Jobs K-12

    The place to plan your future. Take the guided tour and complete recommended activities. Take a career interest survey to learn about yourself. Explore career information by a keyword or industry. Build a budget to learn about the cost of living on your own.


  • Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook

    Project to bring together digital versions of historical collections from more than 330 archives, historical societies, libraries, and museums. Search or browse more than 26,000 primary sources dating from prehistory to the present. Take the Ohio Memory Challenge. Read essays about Ohio topics. Create your own scrapbook.



    The official government website of the State of Ohio. Find government services and information for residents, businesses, visitors, and state employees. Reach the website of any Ohio government agency.



  • Ohioline

    Online database of publications from Ohio State University Extension Office; the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center; and the Agricultural Technical Institute. Find hundreds of fact sheets, bulletins, and other educational materials covering a wide array of subjects - such as agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, 4-H, and youth. 

  • Oxford Research Encyclopedias

    The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Oxford Classical Dictionary and  Encyclopedia of Social Work are two of those encyclopedias.