Research Databases: O

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Ohio BMV - Driving Manuals

Find driving manuals from the Ohio BMV, including standard drivers (in English, Spanish, Somali, audio, and Large Print), Commercial Driver's License (in English and Spanish), and Motorcycle Operator (in English and Spanish)

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Ohio Bold Beginnings Child Care Search

Ohio Bold Beginnings - Child Care and Education Search

This resource from the Ohio Department of Education and Jobs and Family Services lets you custom search for child care and educational programs.  Find something that works for your child, and for your schedule

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Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center

The official website for Ohio's Crime Victim Justice Center. They provide free legal assistance to crime victims to protect and enforce their rights. 

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Ohio Death Records Index Search

Search for death records issued in the State of Ohio in this index. 

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Ohio Disability Resource Guide

Find various disability resources throughout the State of Ohio.

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Ohio History Central

Explore Ohio history through stories, photos, videos, and events. 

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Ohio Legal Help Toolkit

Provides free, easy-to-understand legal information to help anyone in Ohio deal with civil legal problems. The site suggests information, forms, and local organizations based on your specific needs. 

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Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook

Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook

The collaborative statewide digital library program of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio. On this free website, you can explore digital content from over 365 cultural heritage institutions representing all 88 of Ohio’s counties.

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Ohio Obituary Index

Search and order obituaries, access the list of indexed newspapers, as well as other indexed sources. 

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The official website for the State of Ohio.

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Information resource produced by Ohio State University Extension. 

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Open Dissertations (EBSCOhost)

Includes the content from American Doctoral Dissertations as well as records for more than 800,000 electronic theses and dissertations from around the world.

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OverDrive (Ohio Digital Library)

Borrow ebooks and audiobooks to read or listen to on your computer or mobile device.

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Provides collections of in-depth, up-to-date trustworthy research on an ever-growing range of topics, including the humanities, social sciences, and science. 

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