Databases and Online Resources

Ohio Web LibraryOhio Web Library

With your valid Ashland Public Library Card, you have free access to the Ohio Web Library – a collection of over 40 online databases and online sources. The Ohio Web Library includes: 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. The Ohio Web Library supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio.

Using your library card number, your PIN and Internet access, you can access these databases 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Cypress ResumeCypress Resume Builder

Want to build a great looking resume or cover letter but not sure how? Cypress Resume is a great tool to get you started. Start by logging in with your library card and then set up an account using an email address and a password. Cypress Resume will ask you a series of questions and items to fill in for your resume.

Once all the information has been added and you are satisfied with it, Cypress Resume will then give you several options for building your resume. You can save it as a .pdf file or a .doc file. As long as you create an account, you will then be able to go back and edit your resume any time you need to for up to a year. Cypress will also give you an option of saving it onto your computer or USB thumb drive. 

Connect to Cypress Resume Builder


Auto Repair Reference CenterAuto Repair Reference Center

The library has an online Auto Repair Reference Center that is free to use with your library card. You can search by make, model, and year for a variety of cars. Once you have your specific car pulled up, you can then look for the areas you are working. Need to know what wire goes where? Or which part may need replaced? This is the site for you. 

Connect to the Auto Repair Reference Center

Heritage Quest

Heritage QuestHeritage Quest has a lot of great information available to our library members for free. A valid Ashland Public Library Card is required in order to access this site. Once logged in, you can do a search for your relatives in the online database for the US Census, search books, and other sources. 

Connect to the Heritage Quest

Learning to drive? Needing to retake the driver's license exam? Visit Driving-Tests.organd get connected to 3 driver's ed handbooks, 12 written practice car tests, 9 written practice motorcycle tests, 12 written practice CDL tests, and FAQs about obtaining an Ohio driver's license. All for free; no registration or sign-up required.




A drug prevention resource for parents, mentors, and peers with information, tips, and materials to begin the conversation with youth about the dangers of drug abuse. StartTalking! also has links to support organizations in the "Partner Organizations" section of "About Us."

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