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"The African American Archives of the Western Reserve Historical Society was established in 1970 as the Black History Archives Project. Its purpose is to collect, preserve and make accessible historic documents, memorabilia, art, and artifacts pertaining to African American life, history and culture in Northeast Ohio and beyond. The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, microfilm, and newspaper collections from the Archives/Library of the Western Reserve Historical Society. The artifacts are specific to the African American experience and cover a wide range of topics and categories of primary importance to the body of Black history." - from website

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New! This interactive application provides access to data from Census 2010, Census 2000, the American Community Survey, the Economic Census, the latest Population Estimates, and more. It includes population, housing, economic, and geographic data. This resource replaces the legacy version of American FactFinder.

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"Selected publications on geology and water resources written by USGS authors are listed below. Many of them are available for inspection at the Ohio District office and at large public and university libraries. The publications are grouped either 1) alphabetized by county or 2) alphabetized by author for general-area Ohio publications. If the abstract or report is online the link is also included.

Many USGS reports on water resources are now being served online. Most publications located at this site and other USGS sites can be located by subject, author, date, USGS series or publication series number by using the reports and thematic maps electronic Publications Warehouse." from web site

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The Census Bureau's Subjects A-Z is a starting point for locating data collected by the Federal government. Use USA.gov or another search engine to locate up-to-date information or to find resources not listed here.

This resource replaces FedStats.gov, which was last updated in 2007.

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"This site reflects the City's on-going efforts to communicate effectively with the people of Akron, to provide up-to-date information for on-line users and to keep up with the cutting-edge technology of the 21st Century." from web site

Includes information about the Akron City Council, Mayor Donald L. Plusquellic, the Municipal Court, city departments and attractions, and news releases. Also includes e-services such as anonymous tips for the Akron Police Department (APD), traffic alerts, employment opportunities, income tax, the municipal code, and other online forms.

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"The County and City Data Book is the most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States. It includes data for all U.S. states, counties, and cities with a population of 25,000 or more. It contains additional data for places with a population of 100,000 or more. Also included is a complete set of state maps showing all counties, places of 25,000 or more population, and metropolitan areas.

Information in the County and City Data Book covers the following topical areas: age, agriculture, births, business establishments, climate, construction, crime, deaths, earnings, education, elections, employment, finance, government, health, households, housing, income, labor force, manufactures, population, poverty, race and Hispanic origin, social services, and water use.

Files contain a collection of data from the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal statistical bureaus, governmental administrative and regulatory agencies, and private research bodies." from web site

Older editions are available online through the University of Virginia Library.

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"This resource provides access to the 1944 through 2000 County and City Data Books. This service provides the opportunity to create custom printouts and/or customized data subsets (subsets only available for 1988-2000)." from web site

Hosted by the University of Virginia Library.

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This site provides information about precautions and treatment related to all types of influenza.

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This resource from the National Association of Counties (NACo) includes an overview and history of county government, and a locator guide to find and compare counties in the United States.

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The Legislative Service Commission (LSC) is an agency providing drafting, fiscal, research, training, and other technical services to the Ohio General Assembly. This resource includes full-text analysis of Ohio bills and resolutions, budgets, and other issues of interest.

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"The Northern Ohio Data and Information Service (NODIS) is part of the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. NODIS is designated by the State of Ohio and the U.S. Bureau of the Census as the regional data center for northern Ohio. NODIS is a depository for U.S. Census information, which is made available to the university community, public administrators, civic organizations and the general public on a cost-recovery basis. NODIS is a leader in the use of information technology, particularly geographic information systems (GIS). NODIS provides data analysis, mapping and programming services, technical assistance, programming and training.

"NODIS is your online connection to demographic and economic data for Ohio, especially post-1990 data tables and area profiles. The majority of data, maps and reports are based on geographies in the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA (Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage and Summit counties). NODIS also makes available data for other areas in Ohio and the US as well. The information contained in this website originates from a number of sources, including the Bureau of the Census and the Ohio Department of Development." - from web site

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The website of the Ohio Treasurer provides financial information about the state of Ohio, and includes a salary database for all public employees.

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See Ohio Geological survey for maps, data sets, and more. See other divisions via the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Web Site

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The Ohio Department of Taxation is the tax administrator for the State of Ohio. Forms and handbooks are available through the official web site.

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"The iLRC is an interactive tool developed for parents, educators, lawmakers, community members, and researchers to provide current and historical Local Report Card data. You will be able to locate information about your school or district such as proficiency test results, graduation rates, financial data, and demographics." - from web site

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"The files below contain data on all schools and districts in the State of Ohio. You can access the 1998 - 2006 Local Report Card data files for Ohio school districts, buildings and the state as a whole. This data most often provided in excel files but some files are available in tab delimited format. If the files are large, they are compressed using WinZip. These data files can be downloaded into spreadsheet software or databases for analyses." from web site

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"Your source for reports and data about employment levels, unemployment rates, wages and earnings, employment projections, jobs, training resources and careers." from web site

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"The Ohio Philosophical Association has as its purpose the encouragement of "research in philosophy in the colleges and universities in Ohio." The membership comprises all those who teach philosophy in institutions which are members of the Ohio College Association and those who are members of this Association at the age of retirement. Also, all who pay dues are members." from website

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ORC enhances teaching and learning by promoting standards-based best practices in mathematics, science, and reading for Ohio schools and universities. ORC serves as a trusted source of easily accessible, peer-reviewed, high-quality, and effective resources.

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The Ohio Revised Code and Ohio Administrative Code are available to search and browse online.

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Apply for unemployment benefits online through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

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"Welcome to State Energy Profiles – EIA’s new gateway to all of EIA’s State energy data, plus individual State Profiles that present key facts and statistics about State energy markets and industries. Many of the statistics in the Profiles will be updated simultaneously with data updates on the EIA web site. More extensive updates to the Profiles will take place periodically.

Current Features of the State Energy Profiles

  • Energy Maps display State energy infrastructure and renewable energy potential.
  • Quick Facts provide the most important State energy information.
  • Written Overviews explain how fossil fuels, renewables, and alternative energy sources affect each State’s energy markets.
  • Data Tables provide the most current State-level statistics from EIA surveys.
  • Associated Links take users to specific web pages on which EIA’s detailed data and time series can be found.
  • State Data Directory Pages provide comprehensive lists by subject of EIA’s State-level information plus direct links to the information." from web site

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Official site for the State of Ohio. Find information and services, see the latest features and news from the state, and view resources for living, learning, and working in Ohio. Also includes information for businesses and state employees, and access portals for all branches of Ohio government.

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"Stateline.org is a nonprofit, nonpartisan online news site that practices journalism in the public interest by reporting on emerging trends and issues in state policy and politics.

Each weekday, Stateline.org’s staff of professional journalists chronicles the top developments in all 50 states. We then connect the dots through our original reporting and graphics to spot and analyze developments of national significance taking shape in the states. Our goal is to enlighten public debate on topics of importance at the state level, including health care, taxes, immigration, social policy, education, energy, environment, criminal justice, transportation and elections." from web site

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The official Web site of Summit County, Ohio, links to information about property, development, services, courts, and county management.

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"The Constitution of Ohio separates our state government into three branches, each with distinct areas of responsibility — the executive, the legislative and the judicial. The primary function of the judicial branch is to fairly and impartially settle disputes according to the law. To do this, a number of courts have been established in the state by the Constitution and by acts of the General Assembly. Further, in addition to its place in the court structure as the court of last resort, the Supreme Court, in particular the Chief Justice, is responsible for the administration of the judicial branch in Ohio." - from website

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"This selection of manuscript and printed text and images drawn from the collections of the Ohio Historical Society illuminates the history of black Ohio from 1850 to 1920, a story of slavery and freedom, segregation and integration, religion and politics, migrations and restrictions, harmony and discord, and struggles and successes." from web site

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