|EBSCOhost Master File|
Searchable, multi-database of popular newspaper and magazine articles. Site also includes a searchable images database and an English dictionary. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.
Designed for students, this site contains articles from 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts as well as thousands of maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
Historic Map Works
Over 1.4 million high-resolution, full color historic maps covering five centuries. The core of the collection consists of land ownership maps illustrating the geographic and developmental history of the United States including over 800,000 property maps of the United States since the late 1700's to the present day; over 100,000 antiquarian maps covering the world from the 15th to 19th centuries; and tens of thousands of related listings, images, business ads, and statistics from city directories, atlases, bird’s eye views, and more. This database provided by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
Images in Time
A searchable collection of more then 80,000 local historical photos from the collection of the library's Local History & Genealogy Department.
National Geographic Virtual Library Series
Includes National Geographic Magazine Archive 1888 1994; National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current; National Geographic: People, Animals, And The World; and, National Geographic Kids. Every page, photograph, and article plus full-text books, videos, maps, and atlases on travel, science & technology, history, environment, animals, photography, and peoples & cultures. Enjoy the full-text National Geographic traveler magazine from 2010 to the present.
The Sanborn Map Collection consists of a uniform series of large-scale detailed maps, dating from 1867 through1969 and depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of Ohio cities. The maps were designed by surveyor D.A. Sanborn in 1866 to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard associated with a particular property. This database is provided by OPLIN, the Ohio Public Library Information Network.