For a prepaid, non-refundable service fee, the Ohio Genealogical Society staff and its volunteers will perform a lookup in a book, resource, or collection in the OGS Library and return copies of any relevant information found. For OGS Members, the fee is $5 per request; for non-members, the fee is $20 per request. The service fee includes:

  • Labor
  • The first 10 pages of copies
  • Return postage

Additional pages are billed at 20 cents per page. Patrons will be contacted in advance if additional payment is needed to complete the request.

OGS Staff and Volunteers can do a lookup in only the holdings of the OGS Library. The Library’s holdings can be found through:

See full Copy Service instructions (PDF) for details.

To submit a request and pay by credit card, fill in the form below. If you are an OGS Member, please log in before completing the form.

If you would like to pay by check or money order, please print and complete the Copy Service Request Mail-in Form (PDF).

OGS will respond to prepaid copy requests within sixty (60) days of being received.

Copy Service Request

Copy Service Request Mail-in Form (PDF)

Full Copy Service Instructions (PDF)