Sites by Subject · Ohio

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Research Databases

Gongwer News Service
Comprehensive, accurate, timely and balanced coverage of issues in and around Ohio's government and political systems. The daily Ohio Report provides coverage of every bill in the General Assembly and closely tracks the activities of the executive and judicial branches.
Ohio Capitol Connection
The full text of all House and Senate bills introduced or passed in the Ohio General Assembly from 1987 to the present can be searched and retrieved through the Ohio Capitol Connection. A table of contents provides a site overview. Other features include GovLinks, a descriptive list of government-oriented Web links; How Do I? , a list of frequently asked questions and answers; the Library, a documents database, and an extensive search capability.
ProQuest: Cincinnati Enquirer (1999-current)
Access full-text articles from the Cincinnati Enquirer.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841-2009)
Full-text articles from the backfile of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Please note: The year 1885 is incomplete due to damaged microfilm


Ohio Web Library
Ohio Web Library


Arts in Ohio
Guide to arts events in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland. Search by name, date, or category.
Ohio Arts Council
Search for information about events, publications, grants, and educational opportunities sponsored by the OAC.


Ohio Biography
Brief biographies of Ohioans, with a geographic index for local searches.


Ohio Board of Regents
Comprehensive list of and links to colleges and universities.
The Ohio Council for the Social Studies
Great site for Ohio educators.
Ohio Department of Education
Statistical profiles of Ohio school districts, job postings, teacher certification information, and state legislation.
The Ohio Library and Information Network is a consortium of Ohio's college and university libraries and the State Library of Ohio. The site offers access to more than 31 million library items statewide as well as access to 76 research databases, including a variety of full-text resources.


Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission
Detailed information and links focusing on Ohio River conditions.
Sierra Club Ohio Chapter
This environmental group boasts of an "extensive history of environmental activism in Ohio" in its mission statement. The website offers news of environmental legislation, a calendar of events and ways to get involved.


Ohio County Information
A very useful website with great Ohio genealogical and historical information and links.
Ohio Genealogical Society
Information on the state organization as well as links to other Ohio genealogical societies.
Ohio Genweb
Resources and links for genealogical research in Ohio.


Ohio Department of Education
Statistical profiles of Ohio school districts, job postings, teacher certification information, and state legislation.
Ohio Means Jobs
This State of Ohio website offers access to job placement services in Ohio and nationwide. Find career information, post your resume, search job listings and identify potential employers.
Information and resources from public and private entities to help Ohioans search for a job, find education and training opportunities, and learn about other services that might be available to them.
State of Ohio
The official state government web page with government information and services.


Healthy Ohio
Provides information,statistics and resources on the health of Ohioans.
Ohio AIDS Coalition
Advocates for all Ohioans affected by HIV and AIDS.


The African American Experience in Ohio, 1850–1920.
A digital collection that includes a diverse group of historical documents dealing with Ohio.
Armstrong Air & Space Museum
Named in honor of Neil Armstrong, this museum in Wapakoneta chronicles Ohio's contributions to the history of space flight.
Canal Society of Ohio
Information about Ohio's historic canals, including maps and photographs.
Encyclopedia of Cleveland History
Complete historical and biographical information on the city of Cleveland.
Greater Cincinnati Memory Project
Over 6,000 images from the pre-1940 greater Cincinnati area.
Inland Riverboats Photograph Collection
Thousands of photographs from the Library's Inland Rivers Photographs Collection are now online. Share your memories and knowledge of the Inland Riverboats by contributing to our wiki.
Ohio Historical Society
This attractive and informative site is the starting place for almost any subject in Ohio history.
The Ohio Humanities Council
Information about the Council's programs and activities on Ohio's history and culture.
Ohio Memory Project
More than a century of Ohio history is documented with digitized images of historic documents and artifacts contributed by libraries, archives, historical societies, and museums from across the state.


Home Sweet Home : Life in Nineteenth-Century Ohio
Presentation by the Library of Congress on parlor music in 19th-century Cincinnati, Ohio focusing on themes that reflect the social, economic, and religious values of the time through recorded and printed music.
Ohio Music Education Association
Job listings, OMEA membership information, abstracts from Contributions to Music Education (an OMEA-published journal), and more.
The Ohioana Sheet Music Collection
Find information here about Ohio songs, songwriters, performers, and other notable Ohioans.


Ohio · Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE
An impressive list of inns (including 11 in the Cincinnati area).
Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism
Comprehensive information with links to many tourist destinations.
Ohio Division of Wildlife
Whether shooting with a camera or a gun, this site has the appropriate information. Includes upcoming events, licensing laws and plenty of links.
Ohio High School Athletic Association
Official information on high school sports in Ohio.
Ohio Magazine
This site, by the magazine about life in Ohio, offers a free trial issue and an index of available back issues, as well as online highlights from recent issues.
Ohio State Fair
This charming site is as organized as the fair itself, with good information and great pictures
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Take a virtual tour of Cleveland's homage to rock & roll. Read about and listen to inductees.
U.S. Air Force Museum
The museum at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton offers this fascinating site which includes aviation history, archives, coming events, a searchable aircraft index and much more.