Our extensive collection of journals, manuscripts, books and government publications is included below.

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Books & ebooks

Deafness and Outreach Collection

The Center for Outreach Services located at the Ohio School for the Deaf, and the State Library of Ohio collaborate to bring a collection of Deafness and interpreting-related materials to all Ohioans. The Deafness and Outreach Collection is targeted toward interpreters, American Sign Language students, parents and professionals working within the deaf community.

Government Documents

Visit the Government Publications section for access to our collection of federal and state documents.

OhioLINK: Databases & Journals

The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) is a consortium of 120 libraries distributed among 92 Ohio college and university libraries, as well as the State Library of Ohio. Member libraries  work together to provide Ohio students, faculty, researchers, and state employees with the information they need for learning, teaching, and research. Serving more than 600,000 patrons, OhioLINK’s membership includes 16 public/research universities, 16 branch campus libraries, 23 community/technical colleges, 52 independent colleges, 8 law school libraries, 5 medical school libraries, and the State Library of Ohio.

At OhioLINK libraries, registered users have access to a virtual statewide library through the State Library’s catalog. Books and audio/video materials that are not available from the State Library of Ohio may be requested from other member libraries.

22 public libraries also participate through SearchOhio.

Magazines & Newspapers

Access an expansive collection of magazines and newspapers electronically via the links below, or stop by the State Library to check out our collection of print newspapers on microfilm. We maintain our print newspapers for three months in-house.

Suggest a Title

Want to suggest a book to add to our collection? Click here to recommend a title for the State Library of Ohio.