Databases by Topic

History & Social Sciences

Ohio Historical Society

The Ohio Historical Society offers full text historical documents online, as well as a searchable newspaper index and death certificate index.

Ohio History Central

An evolving, dynamic online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio's natural history, prehistory and history. Perfect fo anyone wanting to learn more about Ohio!

Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook

Ohio Memory is a statewide collaborative digital library.This freely available collection includes materials from more than 360 cultural heritage institutions representing all of Ohio's 88 counties.

Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online brings together 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works - containing well over 60,000 pages - into a single cross-searchable resource.

Points of View Reference Center

Contains resources presenting multiple sides of issues. Provides rich content that helps assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Religion & Philosophy

An essential tool for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies, providing a full-text source of content pertaining to the topics related to and discussed in disciplines of religion and philosophy.

Sanborn Maps

The Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps provide a searchable interface for locating historical maps of Ohio towns and cities in the years 1867-1970.

What's The Point

A program designed to help users identify flint artifacts.