Genealogy Databases

HeritageQuest Online

 

 

  • HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s.
  • The collection consists of six core data sets: U.S. Federal Censuses, Genealogy and local history books, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank Records, and LexisNexis U.S. Serial Set.
  • This database can be accessed at home. You will need your library card number to access this database at home.

 

Ancestry Library Edition 

 

  • Ancestry® Library Edition delivers over 4 billion records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library.
  • It’s an unprecedented online collection from North America, Europe, Australia, and more. Popular collections include: US, Canadian, UK and International Collections, Military Collections and Multi-media Collections.
  • This database can only be accessed at the library.

 

Digital Sanborn Maps

 

  • ProQuest Information and Learning's Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities.
  • In electronic form, Sanborn Maps take on much improved value over the microfilm versions of the same maps.
  • Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections.
  • This database can only be accessed in the library.