Genealogy and Local History

African American Heritage (ProQuest) - Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace genealogy or do research

Ancestry Library Edition (ProQuest) - (In-library use only) U.S. Census records, military records, court, land and probate records, vital and church records, petitions for naturalization, and more

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites - Comprehensive index of genealogical resources on the Internet

Digital Public Library of America - Millions of images, texts, and videos from across the United States

FamilySearch - The largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of records and free how-to resources from the Latter-day Saints

Find a Grave - Locate cemeteries and find where your ancestors are buried

Fold3 (ProQuest) - Premier collection of historical U.S. military records, including stories, photos, and personal documents

HeritageQuest (ProQuest) - Search census records, books, serials, and other historical records to trace your genealogy

National Archives and Records Administration - The nation's record keeper

Ohio Death Record Index Search - Index to Ohio Department of Health death certificates, 1913-1944, 1954-1963

Ohio Genealogical Society - The Ohio Genealogical Society maintains a collection of Ohio resources for research

Ohio History Connection - Serves as our State Archives (formerly Ohio Historical Society) 

Online Searchable Death Indexes and Records - Directory of U.S. online death indexes, listed by state and county

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - Street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970

USGenWeb Project - Links to genealogical websites for every state, including Ohio, and most U.S. counties

WorldGenWeb Project - Genealogical and historical records and resources from around the world