Research Databases

Ancestry Library Edition ( in-library use only) U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more. You must be in the library to access this database.

HeritageQuest Online (remote access available for Heritage Quest with library card) Search U. S. Census records; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more.

NoveListPlus (remote access available with your library card) and NoveList K-8 Plus (remote access available with your library card) Read about your favorite author. Find book recommendations and reading lists. Discover book discussion guides and awards lists.

ReferenceUSA (remote access available with your WCDPL library card) The premiere source of business and residential information for researchers. Now includes U.S. Jobs and Internships with over 2 million job posts.

Ohio Means Jobs--provides resources to boost basic workplace and job search skills, and prepare job seekers for advanced occupational training.

ValueLine (in-library use and remote access with your library card). Value Line is one of the most highly regarded and widely used independent investment research resources.

In-library users, follow this link.

To log in from outside the library, follow this link.

Access to ValueLine is limited to 3 simultaneous users.

WorldCat - This freely accessible database lists over one billion items owned by over 10,000 libraries worldwide.

Ohio Web Library - Databases 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. These databases are listed individually below.