Databases & Research Links

Research Links
Alphabetical List of Databases
Careers
Community Information
FAFSA Forms
Homework & Research Help
Legal Help
Newspapers
Search The Web
Tax Forms
Databases & Research Links


Research Links

Alphabetical List of Databases

Careers

Use these internet resources to assist in an employment search.

  • Career Builder -Large employment site that searches both online and print ads.
  • Cleveland Jobs-Employment opportunities in the Cleveland area.
  • Monster -Large selection of employment opportunities.  Monster can personalize searches to meet career goals.
  • Ohio Jobs -This is a job-searching tool listing Ohio jobs only.
  • The Riley Guide -Covers all steps of a job search.
Community Information

Use these links to find information about the schools, social service and civic agencies, clubs, and government offices of Wadsworth.

  • City of Wadsworth -Use this site to find contact information for the different city departments, as well as information about the Steiner Center, the Center for Older Adults, and more.
  • First Call for Help (211) -This database contains information for anyone who has a question about the programs, services, clubs, and social services available in Medina County.  The information here can also be obtained by dialing 2-1-1 from anywhere in Medina County.
  • Historic Downtown Wadsworth -Check out this site for information about Wadsworth's effort to maintain its downtown identity.
  • Medina County -Contains information on city, village and township officials, school districts, state and federal elected officials, population and demographics, as well as links to county offices such as the auditor's and the sherriff's.
  • Medina County Events -Connect to this site to find a unique calendar of events sponsored by Medina County non-profit organizations.
  • OSU Extension of Medina County -Need to know how to replant your lawn?  Or what that bug on your rose bush is called?  This site contains information about local agriculture, horticulture, and natural resources, as well as information about 4-H Youth Development.
  • State of Ohio -Contains links to forms, offices, services and elected officials of Ohio.  Everything from how to obtain a fishing license and how to file a worker's compensation claim, to locating county fairs and filing state taxes can be found here.
  • Wadsworth Chamber of Commerce -This site contains meeting and event information, as well as helpful directory of Wadsworth's businesses. 
  • Wadsworth City Schools -Find contact information, sports schedules, school lunch menus and more using this site.
FAFSA Forms

Homework & Research Help

Google isn't everything!  Instead of searching the world wide web for your homework or research questions, try one of these sites instead.  Don't forget to check out the teen page of our website for more helpful homework sites.

  • Internet Public Library -Think of this site as a public library you can use from home.  It's chock-full of free internet resources that librarians have deemed authoritative and homework-helpful!
  • Know It Now -Got a question and the library is closed?  Log on to Know It Now for 24/7 live assistance from an Ohio librarian.  This state-funded service also offers a tutoring service between the hours of 2 pm and midnight.
  • Ohio Web Library through the Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN)-This state-funded gateway to the internet contains subscription databases you can access with your library card, as well as helpful resources such as tree, snake, and arrowhead identification tools.  It also has tons of information about Ohio and its history.
Legal Help

These sites can assist you in answering questions related to the law.

Newspapers

Didn't receive your copy of the paper this morning?  Use these links to catch up on local news.

Search The Web

Any of these tools will enable you to search the Internet.  If you need further assistance, though, don't hesitate to ask a librarian!

Tax Forms

Most tax forms are free and able to be downloaded from the Internet.  Use these sites to search for the forms you need.