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Ohio Economic Information Library Guide: WEB RESOURCES

OHIO ECONOMIC INFORMATION: WEB RESOURCES Ohio Bigger Cities (over 6000 residents) Ohio Smaller Cities, Towns, and Villages (1000 to 6000 residents) Ohio Very Small Towns and Villages (fewer than 1000 residents)

Economic Community & Development Institute: Supports loans for new and established businesses.

Greater Ohio Policy Center: Purpose: To promote, through research, public education and grassroots advocacy, public policy in Ohio to grow the economy and improve quality of life through intelligent land use. Supports redevelopment of existing communities, strengthen regional cooperation and protect the countryside and Ohio’s natural resources.

hiVelocity: Tells the story of the new economy in Ohio. A narrative of creative people and businesses and what they are doing to create jobs for today and tomorrow.

JobBank USA: Ohio Career & Job Search Resources

JobsOhio: Private nonprofit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in Ohio through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts.

MuniNetGuide: Comprehensive look at of America’s states, counties and cities with spotlights on key demographics, employment trends, municipal finance, municipal bonds, infrastructure, fiscal distress, pension problems and municipal bankruptcy and a host of other related subjects and resources.

Ohio: Find It Here: TourismOhio aggressively positions Ohio as a relevant travel destination and supports Ohio’s tourism industry to drive economic prosperity throughout the state.

Ohio Exploration Society: Exploring Ohio's Forgotten & Historical Sites

OhioBiz Profiles Directory: Ohio business search directory

Ohio Chamber of Commerce: Dedicated to presenting Ohio lawmakers with the business perspective on issues. As Ohio’s largest and most diverse statewide business advocacy group, the Ohio Chamber has been a consistent voice for business for more than a century.

The Ohio Channel: Service of Ohio’s public broadcasting stations. Combines Statehouse coverage with locally produced PBS programs to give a statewide perspective on issues that affect the lives of all Ohioans.

Ohio Economic Development Association: Represents economic development professionals from across Ohio. OEDA advocates on behalf of economic development issues important to growing the Ohio economy and is non-partisan.

Ohio Public Library Information Network: OPLIN mission: Ensure that all Ohio residents have fast, free public Internet access throughout the state, as well as the use of high-quality research databases not freely available on Web. They do this through Ohio’s 251 independent local public libraries.

Ohio Small Business Development Centers: SBDCs provide business counseling and assistance to individuals who are either starting or growing their business.

SCORE Ohio Chapters: Nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals.

Small Business Administration: Columbus District Office

Statehouse News Bureau: Educational, comprehensive coverage of legislation, elections, issues and other activities surrounding the Statehouse to Ohio’s public radio and television stations.

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