Online Databases for Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition — NOTE: in-library access only
Discover your ancestors with the world's largest family history website. Start a family tree, browse census records and more online at Ancestry.
MyHeritage Library Edition focuses on people-based records, which contain information about both everyday people and prominent individuals across societies and periods of time. This emphasis, plus the strength of the index, enables users to access information both about specialized topics (regions, time periods) as well as social, cultural, and political trends.
➤ Visit MyHeritage Library Edition*
*Note: The above link takes you to an Ebsco verification home page. From this page, you must click on the MyHeritage Library Edition link to begin using the service. Access is available to all users inside the Library. Library card holders may access MyHeritage outside of the Library with their 10-digit Ohio County Public Library card number.
HeritageQuest Online is designed for genealogy and family history research. It includes over 25,000 books, the entire US Census, and other expanding collections, making it one of the largest collections of genealogy material in the country.
➤ Access HeritageQuest Library Edition now
*Note: Access is available to all users inside the Library. Library card holders may access HeritageQuest outside of the Library with their 10-digit Ohio County Public Library card number.
Distributed by ProQuest, Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives.
➤ Access Fold3 Library Edition now
*Note: Access is available to all users inside the Library. Library card holders may access Fold3 outside of the Library with their 10-digit Ohio County Public Library card number.
AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 240 million residents with interests, hobbies, and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and much more. The databases are ideal for market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives, and a whole lot of other possibilities.
➤ Access AtoZdatabases now
*Note: Access is available to all cardholders and guests inside the Library, both at public computers and via wifi. Library cardholders may also access AtoZdatabases outside of the Library with their 10-digit Ohio County Public Library card number.
Reference Solutions is a premier source of business and residential information with more than 40 million businesses, 150 million households across the U.S. and Canada, and 270 million consumers available for Library patrons to search.
➤ Access Reference Solutions now
*Note: Access is available to all users inside the Library. Library card holders may access Reference Solutions outside of the Library with their 10-digit Ohio County Public Library card number.
WVInfoDepot.org, the West Virginia eLibrary, is an anywhere, anytime library that you can access from your home pc, school library, or mobile device. WVInfoDepot.org provides access to millions of magazine and newspaper articles, ebooks, digital images, test preparation, primary source materials and more.
WVInfoDepot.org is funded by the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) via the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the West Virginia Library Commission. Additional resource funding is provided by the State of West Virginia.
West Virginians can explore online articles and images from popular magazines, scholarly journals, current newspapers, and other reference works through WVInfoDeport.org or through their public library website. Some resources listed below may ask you to enter a username and password to continue. You may obtain a username and password by calling the Library at 304-232-0244 (please ask to be connected to the Reference Desk)
To login into password-protected sections of WVInfoDepot.org:
Call the Library at 304-232-0244 (please ask to be connected to the Reference Desk) to ask for the username and password.
World Book requires a different login from other WVInfoDepot resources:
Call the Library at 304-232-0244 (please ask to be connected to the Reference Desk) to ask for the World Book username and password.
LearningExpress Library and Job & Career Accelerator have separate logins. Each user will have to create their own personal user name and password directly on those sites.
SEARCH WVInfoDepot (Call the Library for username and password):