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'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
 
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*[http://www.library.ohio.gov/ State Library of Ohio Home page]. The website offers Contact Us, What's New, Find a Library, Catalog, Search Digital &amp; Special Collections, Government Documents, The Ohio eBook Project, Sources for Genealogists - links to the digital collections for genealogists.<br><br>  
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*[http://www.library.ohio.gov/ State Library of Ohio Home page]. The website offers Contact Us, What's New, Find a Library, Catalog, Search Digital &amp; Special Collections, Government Documents, The Ohio eBook Project, Sources for Genealogists - links to the digital collections for genealogists.<br>  
*[http://www.library.ohio.gov/research/search-tips State Library of Ohio Catalog]. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject.  
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*[http://www.library.ohio.gov/research/search-tips State Library of Ohio Catalog]. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject, and on [http://www.worldcat.org/ WorldCat].  
 
*[http://www.library.ohio.gov/research/search-tips Advanced Search].<br>
 
*[http://www.library.ohio.gov/research/search-tips Advanced Search].<br>
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).<ref>Source 2.</ref> For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.<ref>Source 3.</ref>''}
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The State Library of Ohio website&nbsp;have Pages to&nbsp;browse such as: Sources for Genealogists, Sources for Digital Content, Ohio Newspapers, Sources for Electronic Books, Articles, Educational Materials, and Sources for Government Documents. You may also Search the Rare Book Collection, of 7,906 items, by keyword, author, title and subject.  
  
 
=== Tips  ===
 
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*Pathfinder (Subject Guides): [http://www.library.ohio.gov/sites/default/files/Genealogy.pdf Genealogy]. A pathfinder is an expert guide for finding information on a subject on the web and within a library. It provides enough basic resources to get started, strategize for future searching, and saves time. The guide typically includes suggested search terms, book titles with call numbers, and websites. Pathfinders are not comprehensive bibliographies.<ref>[http://www.library.ohio.gov/Marketing/Residents#pathfinders Pathfinders] at State Library of Ohio] (accessed 8 October).</ref><br>
 
*Pathfinder (Subject Guides): [http://www.library.ohio.gov/sites/default/files/Genealogy.pdf Genealogy]. A pathfinder is an expert guide for finding information on a subject on the web and within a library. It provides enough basic resources to get started, strategize for future searching, and saves time. The guide typically includes suggested search terms, book titles with call numbers, and websites. Pathfinders are not comprehensive bibliographies.<ref>[http://www.library.ohio.gov/Marketing/Residents#pathfinders Pathfinders] at State Library of Ohio] (accessed 8 October).</ref><br>
  
=== Alternate Repositories ==={''&amp;nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''} fckLRfckLRIf you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following. '''''Overlapping Collections'''''  
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=== Alternate Repositories ==={''&nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''} fckLRfckLRIf you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following. '''''Overlapping Collections'''''  
  
 
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State Library of Ohio
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Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1] refhelp@library.ohio.gov

Address:[2]

274 East First Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201

Telephone:[2]

General Information: 614-644-7061
Circulation Services: 614-644-6950
Research Services: 614-644-7051

Fax:[2] Research Services: 614-644-7004

Hours and holidays:[2]

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Closed for State Holidays: New Year's day, Martin Luther King day, President's day, Memorial day, Independence day, Labor day, Columbus day, Veterans' day, Thanksgiving day, and Christmas day.

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[3]  The State Library of Ohio is located in the historic Jeffrey Manufacturing Building within Italian Village, the Short North Arts District, and just north of downtown Columbus.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

The State Library of Ohio website have Pages to browse such as: Sources for Genealogists, Sources for Digital Content, Ohio Newspapers, Sources for Electronic Books, Articles, Educational Materials, and Sources for Government Documents. You may also Search the Rare Book Collection, of 7,906 items, by keyword, author, title and subject.

Tips

The State Library of Ohio and OhioLINK search boxes utilize a special system to help you find materials in our collections. If you can’t find what you are looking for, check out these Search Tips to improve your results.

Guides

For more help with searching, check out these Quick Start Guides:

  • OhioLINK Central. The State Library of Ohio is one of 88 OhioLINK Libraries. This is a group of mainly university libraries in Ohio who share electronic resources and physical materials. Anyone with a library card from the State Library of Ohio can request and check out these materials. State employees can have these materials delivered to their desk. These materials include books, videos, DVDs, ebooks, eaudiobooks, government documents, journals and microfilm. You can also find and access many of our electronic journals through OhioLINK.
  • Guide to Using the State Library of Ohio Catalog
  • Guide to Using the WorldCat Catalog
  • Pathfinder (Subject Guides): Genealogy. A pathfinder is an expert guide for finding information on a subject on the web and within a library. It provides enough basic resources to get started, strategize for future searching, and saves time. The guide typically includes suggested search terms, book titles with call numbers, and websites. Pathfinders are not comprehensive bibliographies.[4]

=== Alternate Repositories ==={ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.} fckLRfckLRIf you cannot visit or find a source at the State Library of Ohio, a similar source may be available at one of the following. Overlapping Collections

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Similar Collections
Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. Further Assistance at The State Library of Ohio] (accessed 8 October 2012).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 http://www.library.ohio.gov/StateLibrarian/contactus Contact Us] at State Library of Ohio] (accessed 8 October 2012).
  3. Directions to the State Library at State Library of Ohio] (accessed 8 October 2012).
  4. Pathfinders at State Library of Ohio] (accessed 8 October).
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