History & Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition must be accessed at the library.
Proquest has partnered with MyFamily.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas. This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest™ Online.
A Beginner’s Guide to Building a Family Tree Online
This is an article that gives tips on how to best use Ancestry.com and similar genealogy sites. Click here to read the article.
BillionGraves is the world′s largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data, and is growing bigger and better every day. You can help by collecting headstone images from local and other cemeteries, and then by transcribing the personal information found on the images.
Find My Past Military Records
The extensive military collection on findmypast includes 3.6 million records from Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Britain and the United States. This comprehensive collection of armed forces and conflict records provide a great resource to assist you in searching for your military ancestors. Discover more about your family’s military past and learn more about your brave ancestors’ achievements and efforts during wars around the world.
Genealogy and the Law: A Layman’s Guide to Legalese
In this layman’s guide, we’ll give you a crash course in genealogy terms, why they matter, some of the most common words and phrases you’ll encounter, and how to continue researching these terms on your own.
History Reference Center
Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.
Military Indexes and Records
This website is a directory of links to online military indexes and records for USA genealogy research. Included are rosters, databases of soldiers, draft card databases for World War I and II, and listings of military and war casualties.
MyHeritage Library Edition
MyHeritage must be accessed at the library.
Search many historical records including census and voter lists, family trees, birth, marriage, and death records, photos, military records, immigration and travel records, and more.