Research Databases

Sanborn Insurance Maps

Features detailed maps at building level for more than 400 Ohio communities from 1868 to the 1960s. An excellent resource for local historians to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities, and environmentalists concerned about impact of new developments.

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Small Business Reference Center Small Business Reference Center

Offers exclusive full text for many top consumer small business reference books, as well as tools to address many small business topics. Includes business videos, a help and advice section and details on how to create business plans.

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Small Engine Repair Reference Center Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Provides reliable information, detailed illustrations and photography, and step-by-step procedures for routine maintenance (such as tune-ups and brake service) or more extensive repairs (involving engine and transmission disassembly). Information for large engines (motorcycles, ATVs, marine/boat, personal watercraft engines and snowmobiles) as well as small engines (lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, tillers, generators) and more.

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Standard & Poor's Standard & Poor's Global NetAdvantage

Gain insight into industry and company analysis and investment rankings including Equity Research (formerly Stock Reports) and the Outlook investment newsletter. Stock price history charts and executive bios also provided. Screening tools to find companies and create lists from a global universe of more than 3 million private companies and 250,000 public companies.

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