Research


These databases and resources are available to Dover Public Library patrons and the public. If you have questions or concerns, please call the Tech Desk at 330-343-6123.

Ohio Web Library Logo

The Ohio Web Library is an evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources, including popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers from Ohio and the nation, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more. Sign in required*

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Chilton Library is now available to Dover Public Library patrons. Find quick, online access to repair, maintenance and service information on cars, trucks, vans and SUVs. Ford, Chrysler, GM, Honda, and Toyota are just some of the manufacturers included. Step-by-step procedures for work on the engine, chassis, electrical system, drive train, suspension, and more are accessible to mechanics of any experience. Sign in required*

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Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, 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 an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. Sign in required*

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KnowItNow is an online reference service for the citizens and residents of Ohio brought to you by the State Library of Ohio and libraries throughout the state. Professional librarians are available to answer your reference questions and to assist you in finding information. The service is one of the busiest of its kind in the United States.

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Need to improve your computer or math skills? GCFLearnFree.org® is the website for you! The Goodwill Community Foundation provides over 750 different lessons absolutely free! Learn computer basics as well as how to use popular computer programs.

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Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more. You must be at Dover Public Library to use Ancestry Library Edition.

*You will be asked to sign in with your Dover Public Library card number and PIN when using this service outside the library.