Online research resources provided by Ohio libraries to all Ohio residents.

Forms specific to Ohio, as well as multi-state forms across the most popular legal areas.



Health & Medicine

  • Web MD

  • Medline Plus

  • DrugRehab.com  General information about addictions & resources for those seeking help

  • SleepHelp.org  Sleep resources & mattress reviews.

  • Magill's Medical Guide  An up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as general readers, including patients and caregivers.

  • Relink.org  Links to local addiction recovery and re-entry resources.  Counseling, housing, employment, and more.


History, Geography, & Culture

  • CIA World Factbook  Almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

  • Nation Master  Country statistics in a wide variety of categories.

  • Clash of Steel  Searchable database of military engagements throughout history.

  • On-This-Day  Daily historical facts and events, famous birthdays, world history, music history, and quote of the day.

  • This Day In History  Daily historical facts from history.com.

  • This Day In Music  Daily facts from the music world including deaths, births, chart positions, and more.

  • Global Road WarriorIn Library Use | At Home Use )  A massive database of constantly updated information and graphics for 175 countries of the world.

  • AtoZ Maps Online  Comprehensive database of many different types of maps.

  • AtoZ The USA  Large scale encyclopedia of US state and country information.

  • AtoZ World Food  Thousands of international recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources.





  • Ohio Legal Help A nonprofit organization that was founded in 2018 to help all Ohioans access the civil justice system by providing plain language legal help information, interactive self-help tools and connections to local legal and community resources that can help people resolve their legal issues.

  • Sports Reference  Statistics for professional baseball, football, basketball, and hockey as well as college basketball and football.


Research & Writing

  • ProCon.org  Pros and cons of controversial issues. Read pro and con arguments for and against topics such as medical marijuana, euthanasia, etc.

  • Directory of Open Access Journals  An online directory of open access peer-reviewed journals.

  • Purdue Online Writing Lab  Writing resources and instructional material.  Includes guides to APA, MLA, & Chicago Manual writing styles.

  • WorldCat.org  A global catalog of library collections.


Science & Technology

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