This page contains research databases purchased by the library and links to useful internet resources.
With more than 7 billion names and 26,000 searchable databases, Ancestry.com is the #1 online source for family history information, including the web's largest collection of historical records. Available only in the library, not accessible from home.
Geneology and ancestor database.
The Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provide a searchable interface for locating historical maps of Ohio towns and cities in the years 1867-1970.
Cleveland newspaper obituary notices from mid-1800's to 1975.
Premiere gateway site; largest collection of genealogical links on the Web. Organized several ways for easy access.
Searchable online catalog of resources. No actual content displayed.
Searchable immigration records for people entering U. S. from 1892 to 1924.
Searchable database of the largest genealogical collection in the world. View and print family trees of persons listed. (Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints)
Simple access to discussion forums for every state and most countries. Surname forums very useful; 100's of previous messages on view.
Vast site, easy to search; contains various source materials with individual names, maps and more.
Part of the US GenWeb. Find cemetery locations, submit queries and more.
Help in planning a trip to the Library, the nation's largest. Bibliographies and lists of collections may be viewed.
Searchable index of maps viewable online. "Panoramic" maps of many U.S. cities are hand-drawn.
The nation's largest archives is located in Washington, D.C., and has 13 Regional Archives. Mos tin formation online points to records you can see when you get there, however, there is some specific information about individuals available online.
Searchable census records and indexes, plus contact information for further genealogy research in Canada. Plan a visit to Ottawa headquarters or four regional archives.
Offers "'how-to' materials, educational offerings, premier annual conference, member services, and numerous books and publications."
Search for birth and death dates during recent years. May specify city.
"Genealogical data with emphasis on families and communities connected to New England."
Find date of death, certificate number.
"Largest state genealogical society." Online searches restricted to members. Some lists of library resources are available online to the general public.
Find out what State records and resources OHS has to offer.
All-purpose site, easy to search many databases at once. Be aware that you will be prompted to join"Ancestry," via a false search box at top of screen.
Records male descendants of the patriots. Must join to access information.
Submit queries and view lists of surnames being researched.
Public forums to which you can post queries; feedback is given to help clarify your search. Databases of surnames and towns in Italy.
Extensive collections of manuscripts, newspapers and offers research services and classes. Titles are searchable, but actual content is not online.
Hundreds of countries represented. "Each project website (generally) will contain local resource addresses of county/country public records offices, cemetery locations, maps, library addresses, archive addresses, and association addresses including Family History Centers or other genealogical or historical societies, and some history and culture of the region."