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Ohio Web Library              Ohio Means Jobs

 Ancestry           Heritage Quest


              Creative Bug     Mango Languages

Chilton        Cypress

                 Gale Legal Forms          Gale virtual reference

                Consumer Reports     driving tests


A to Z World Food   A to Z USA  A to Z World Travel   A to Z maps


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Premium Research Databases

Ancestry LogoNow available on all the library's public computers and through the library's WiFi.


The following databases are available 24/7 from any computer with Internet access.  You may need a valid library card and PIN to access some of the databases.


Heritiage Quest

Also available at the library and at home...HeritageQuest Online which provides access to 25,000 family and local histories, the complete U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930, the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), and the Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files.

To access Heritage Quest from home, you must log in from the link located on the Champaign County Library's web page.  You will be prompted for the barcode on your Champaign County Library card.


These databases are provided by 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. Click on the blue "Use this Resource" button next to the resource you would like to use.


Ohio Means Jobs offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.




Mango Languages include a variety of resources to help patrons learn practical conversation skills for languages spoken all around the world. We offer Mango Basic and Mango Complete Courses, offering more than 50 language learning experiences.




A to Z Maps

A to Z Maps Online is the world's largest database of royalty-free, downloadable maps for academic and business (non-commercial) use.




a to z usa maps

A to Z the USA is the "go-to" resource for US state and territory information. No other product combines so many cultural, historical, and social topic reports with so many modern and vintage maps, photos, and other images.



A to Z World Food





A to Z Food  AtoZ World Food is the only food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages.





a to z world travel

A to Z World Travel: Perfect for the world traveler, armchair traveler, or for school reports! Find a myriad of information on different countries: city views, facts, neighborhoods, activities, restaurants, climate and weather, embassies and consulates, health & medical, language, maps, travel essentials, transportation, money & banking, and communication.



cypress resume

Cypress Resume is an online tool that helps you effortlessly create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Its easy-to-use format assures you won’t spend hours trying to perfect your document—all the hard work is done for you. Simply plug in your basic information (as little or as much as you’d like), and Cypress Resume creates a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job.


The ChiltonLibrary provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on seven decades, 1940 and onward, of the broadest range of vehicles available, including cars, trucks, vans and SUVs, both imported and domestic.



Through Gale Virtual Reference Library you can gain access to eBook titles including Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Dictionary of American History, Encyclopedia of the Great Depression, Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, and College Blue Book.



Gale LegalForms deliver almost everything you need to take charge of your legal affairs with confidence. No special skills or extensive knowledge of the law is required because Gale LegalForms offers an easy-to-use, step-by-step approach to addressing complex legal matters. Whether for business, personal or litigation purposes, each form is conveniently accessible and downloadable in either Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat, as well as other formats.



Did you know that 72% of people fail their BMV driving test the first time?  Practice with this great new resource from the people at  This website offers free practice tests to teens and adults looking to learn more about driving in Ohio. The website also includes practice tests for those seeking a motorcycle license or their CDL. 


Consumer Reports

The site provides the latest product trends, up-to-date safety recalls, buying advice, and ways to save at the store for over 7,000 products and services.



 Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.


Explora primary 

Explora Primary Schools is a great research tool for kids grades K-5 through the Ohio Web Library!


And for grades 6-12, check out Explora Secondary Schools!