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We have tools and resources to help you learn, grow and thrive.

Check out some of our favorites: LinkedIn Learning for Library (formerly for courses to grow your business, software, technology and creative skills, PressReader for access to top newspapers and magazines and HelpNow for online school help.

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1st Stop Business Connection

Free business start-up information, including information kit and forms.

Access World News

Newspapers and other news sources from Ohio, the U.S. and around the world.

African American Heritage

Comprehensive mix of resources, records and tools geared to African American genealogy.

African-American History Online

Explore African-American history and culture through images, biographies, primary sources, maps, graphs and timelines.


Comprehensive database of car repair information. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY. Remote access ended June 15.

America’s Obituaries and Death Notices

A large collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices from around the country.

American & English Literature Collection

Full-text digital versions of works in American and English literature, including poetry, drama and prose.

Ancestry Library Edition

One of the largest collections of genealogical databases.

Annual Credit

The official source for FREE credit reports.


Information and links for thousands of artists and their works.


Find local providers of art classes, workshops and arts-related information.

AtoZ Food America

Search for recipes and learn about food culture and cuisine from across the United States.

AtoZ World Culture

Find information on world history, cultures, languages, foods, religions, and much more.

AtoZ World Food

Discover traditional recipes and learn about food culture for 174 countries around the world.

Best’s Library Center – Insurance Reports

Comprehensive reports on public and private U.S. and non-U.S. insurers, reinsurers and groups. IN LIBRARY…

Big Charts

Current and historical prices for more than 50,000 stocks.

Biography in Context

Biography in Context contains more than 600,000 biographies covering newsmakers and historical figures.

Biography Reference Bank

Tens of thousands of biographies and obituaries. Includes photographs..


Scholastic BookFlix pairs video storybooks with nonfiction eBooks. We recommend using Chrome or Firefox.

Business Entrepreneurship

Resources and information to help you plan, fund, start and manage a business.

Business First Columbus

Access Columbus business news or any of the other 40 American city business journals.

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