You can find a list of resources and tools to assist you in your research below. You can access our collections for a full list of research databases, books and more available through State Library of Ohio.
Current Research & Topic Alerts
Want to be notified when articles of interest are posted? Or receive table of contents for your favorite journals as soon as they are available? Contact a librarian to learn how you can set up this service. This service is provided for state employees only.
Topic Guides to Library Resources
A topic guide is a great tool for finding specific information on the web and within a library. It provides enough basic resources to get started and builds efficiencies into future searches. The guide typically includes suggested search terms, book titles with call numbers and websites.
How To Use Our Databases/Electronic Resources
Not sure how to access our electronic resources? We have a variety of instructional guides available to help you access and use our electronic collection.
Learn a Foreign Language. Mango Languages helps millions of awesome people like you learn new languages and connect with new cultures. Includes over 60 languages and specialized course content from a Brazilian Portuguese course about soccer, to a German course about Oktoberfest.
Remote access provided for state employees only
Job, Career and Test Prep Materials
No matter who you are, OhioMeansJobs.com has something for you. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services provides online career exploration and skills training through OhioMeansJobs.
The Assessment and Training Center includes much of the content that was previously available through LearningExpress Library. Available modules include the following:
- School Center
- OMJ Core Assessments
- Master Business Skills
- Improve Your Computer Skills
- Prepare for Your GED Test
- College Test Preparation
- Career Test preparation
- Adult Learning Resources
Click here to access OhioMeansJobs brochures and How-To guides.