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The Oberlin Public Library has an excellent genealogy collection.  The Oberlin College Libraries can supplement that with its older historical and research materials, including newspapers, maps, directories, government publications and microforms, as well as with current publications (including some in electronic format).

This guide lists some Oberlin College Library materials that may be useful with your genealogy research.


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Search approximately 300 million books, scholarly articles, newspaper articles, data, digital audio, digital video, digital images, government documents and more. It draws from the library catalog (OBIS), many of the full text and article indexing databases, as well as digital repositories from colleges, universities, research centers, and other open-access archives on the web. 

Eboni A. Johnson

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