Local Resources

    Premium Resources

    • Akron Legal News  

      The Akron Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Summit County, Ohio.

    • Plain Dealer e-edition   (Username: acq@hudson.lib.oh.us Password: aurora22)

      Access to the most current electronic edition of the Plain Dealer.

    • Akron Beacon Journal  

      Full text coverage of the newspaper from 02/27/1997 to present is available in this database.

    • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps  

      Large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Used by local historians to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities, and environmentalists concerned about impact of new developments.

    • Regional Business News  

      Full text coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

    Other Resources

    • Ohio Memory  

      Explore thousands of other materials documenting Ohio’s rich history, from prehistory to present day, including: photographs, diaries, archaeological artifacts, books, and more!

    • Hudson Library Newspaper Index  

      Subject index to major news items in Hudson, Ohio, newspapers and news sources from 1903 to present day. Publication list: Ex Libris (Bulletin of the Hudson Library & Historical Society), Hudson Herald, Hudson Hub, Hudson Hub Times, Hudson Life, Hudson Monthly, Hudson Observer, Hudson Times, North Summit Times, North Summit Independent, and Yesterday in Hudson.

    • Ohio History Central  

      Online encyclopedia that includes information about Ohio’s natural history, prehistory, and history.

    • NEO CANDO Online Database  

      Northeast Ohio Community and Neighborhood Data for Organizing allows users to access data for the entire 17 county Northeast Ohio region, or for specific neighborhoods within the region to explore aspects of the area such as population trends, poverty, employment, educational attainment, housing and crime.

    • Explore Ohio  

      Links to information about Ohio arts, business, education, history, government, travel, attractions, jobs, science, sports, and much more.

    • Evolution of Ohio  

      Information about the eleven major territories in Ohio such as economic patterns, population trends, migratory patterns, and historical information.