African American Heritage is a digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research, with primary sources devoted specifically to African American family history, including census records, vital records, freedman and slave records, church records, legal records, and more. Access to Black Genesis and AfriGeneas is included.
Ancestry Library Edition
Contains thousands of genealogical databases including census and military records, birth and marriage records, immigration information, and more, with dozens of databases added annually.
There is no at-home access to this database. Please stop by the Reference Desk for in-library access.
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The world’s most comprehensive collection of country culture articles for 175 countries. Topics include greetings and courtesies, gift giving, holidays, superstitions and folklore, history, media, women in culture and business, national cuisine, recipes, sports, stereotypes, maps, flags, religion, and more. Includes lesson plans!
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Contains 202 world city travel guides. These beautifully illustrated and up-to-date guides cover travel essentials, attractions, insiders’ information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, health, security, language, maps, and lots more. Available on mobile devices!
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is organized so that students can find information quickly and easily. It includes more than 2,200 articles, 250 maps, 1,500 illustrations, and bilingual navigation.
Find and share historic documents, with digitized images in the fields of African American, Native American, and Revolutionary War histories, and more.
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Provides cultural and travel information on over 175 countries. Perfect for students' research assignments or international travelers looking to learn about their next destination. Feature overview: Historical timelines for research assignments, articles & photos on the typical lifestyle in each respective culture, and recipes of a culture’s most popular dishes! Includes information on popular destinations along with practical guides for transportation & travel essentials for each country
Use AtoZ World Culture instead!
World Book's content translated into French. Written at a reading level appropriate for young native speakers and readers of French, as well as adults for whom French is a second language.
A massive library with birth, death and marriage records from 48 countries, the complete U.S. and U.K. censuses, immigration, military and tombstone records and more than 2 billion family tree profiles. Access key collections: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940, military records, millions of newspaper articles, and unique, exclusive local and world collections.
A powerful online language learning system that builds all four core skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. With 100+ languages to choose from and English lessons for speakers of over 25 different languages, there is something for every language learner. Mobile apps are available for language learning on the go!
Online account is required. Children under the age of 13 should have a parent or guardian open this account.
Centerville-Washington Diversity Council
Celebrates and promotes an inclusive, diverse and welcoming community for people who live, work and worship in Centerville and Washington Township, Ohio.
The Greater Dayton LGBT Center
Website with local resources, calendar of events, local news, 24-hour info line, and more for members of the LGBT community in the Dayton and Miami Valley Area.
Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services
Provides information on services available in Montgomery County including employment services, early intervention services, family home services, waiver services, interim care, transportation assistance, and recreational programs.
NAACP - Dayton Ohio Unit
Includes information about monthly meetings, events and programs, committees, youth programs, and job and education assistance.
Website that includes resources for immigrant integration and cultural diversity in the greater Dayton area. Includes links to community service agencies, information on visa and employment eligibility, links for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes in there area, and maps and statistics on the different immigrant communities within Dayton and Montgomery County.
Partner of the Associated Press in Asia that provides current events, analysis, and more for the Asia-Pacific region.
Site contains articles on related African-American current events, pop culture, fashion and beauty, and more.
DiversityInc magazine's website that includes current news reports on different diversity topics, job search board and career center, best practices for incorporating diversity into the workplace, and an overview of the top 50 most diverse companies in the United States.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
Provides the largest encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer culture and history. While officially "closed," the archived source still provides a wealth of information on the topic.
Annual calendars for many world religions. Includes a short description, additional web links and dictionary of terms.
Site contains articles on related Latino current events, pop culture, fashion and beauty, and more.
Ohio Diversity Council
Celebrates and promote an inclusive, diverse and welcoming community for people who live, work and worship in Ohio.
Site contains articles on related LGBTQ current events, pop culture, fashion and beauty, and more.