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Please follow the links below to access Oplin and the available research databases:

Oplin:    Offers a wide variety of databases.  Including Learning Express (Icon is A+ on       
                bottom of the screen) and KnowItNow 24x7 (librarians:24x7).
                 Icons Located near bottom of the screen which may be of interest:
                 Tree Icon: What tree is it?
                 Snake Icon : What's that Snake?
                 Arrowhead: What's the Point?
                 State of Ohio: Explore Ohio : Ancestry Library Edition distributed exclusively by ProQuest and
IN LIBRARY  powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital
USE ONLY     records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the
                           world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library.
                           It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America,
                           the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.

Heritage Quest: HeritageQuest provides online and film products including census
                             records, for genealogy and family history research.
                             This essential collection of unique material is for both genealogical
                             and historical researchers, with coverage dating back to the late 1700s.
                             Use Heritage Quest to find your ancestors, trace their paths across
                              America, and learn what life was like in the areas where they settled.

Explore Ohio: Discover Ohio is the place to go to learn just about anything there is to learn
                             about the buckeye state.

Index to All Databases: These databases are provided by OPLIN and the Ohio Web
                                          Library to all Ohio residents. You may be asked to enter your
                                          zip code and/or your local public library card number
                                          before entering.
                                          Database subjects include: Genealogy, Magazine &
                                          Newspapers, Reference & Research, Health and Medicine,
                                          Students & Homework, Books, Art & Literature, Business &
                                          Government, History & Biography, Science, and Testing & Exams.
                                          Below you will find a few examples of the databases provided.

Sanborn Historic Maps
: Sanborn Historic Maps are large scale street plans produced 
                                           by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970.
MasterFile Premier: Search hundreds of Magazines and Publications. Lots with full text.

These are just a few of the databases. Please check out all the databases at or by clicking Here.
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