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Business Reference Library

Virtual reference library of eBooks on business topics such as market research, business plans and…

Business Source Premier

Company and industry profiles, market research and full text articles.


Provides reliable, up-to-date information about resources in the Columbus area for children and families.

Career One Stop

Resume, cover letter and interviewing tips.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Lists of grants offered by the federal government.

Central Ohio Buildings

An index to articles, books and visuals about historic Columbus buildings.

Chilton Library

Find digital auto repair manuals for thousands of vehicle makes and models.

Chronicling America

Access to information about historic American newspapers.

Citation Help from OSU Libraries

Help on a variety of citation styles, including a citation builder.

Cochrane Library

Research high-quality, independent medical evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

Columbus African American Collection

Historical photos and documents relating to Black history in Columbus.

Columbus and Ohio Map Collection

Digitized maps that highlight the changes and growth in the city of Columbus and the…

Columbus Chamber of Commerce

Create new business connections and access a variety of resources to help your business.

Columbus Dispatch Digital

Get full-text coverage of the Columbus Dispatch from 1871 to the present.

Columbus Foundation

Grants for nonprofits, students and others in our community.

Columbus Historical Society

Artifacts and documents relating to Columbus and Central Ohio history.

Columbus Jewish Historical Society

The Columbus Jewish Historical Society preserves the stories, artifacts, images and heritage of the Jewish…

Columbus Landmarks

Columbus Landmarks advocates for, promotes and preserves Columbus landmarks and neighborhoods.

Columbus Literacy Council

ESOL and Adult Basic Education classes.

Columbus News Index

An index of news articles of local interest from 1960-1997 and obituaries from 1931-1997.

Columbus SCORE

Free business advice and workshops from experienced local mentors.

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