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Getting Started

  • Ancestry Library Edition

    Ancestry Library Edition

    A premier genealogy resource. Includes U.S. and worldwide census, immigration, military and vital records collections. In library use only. To search census records and public directories from home, try HeritageQuest Online.

  • AtoZ the USA

    AtoZ the USA

    Bringing the diversity and history of the USA to life in a beautifully-illustrated resource. Covers all 50 states, five territories and the District of Columbia. Information includes local cuisine, animals & plants, history, government & politics, and historical map collections.

  • FamilySearch

    Free access to worldwide genealogical and historical records.

  • Global Road Warrior

    Global Road Warrior

    The world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, travel, history, customs, and language. Profiles are available for 175 different countries and includes information on business customs, travel essentials, food, and transportation.

  • HeritageQuest Online

    HeritageQuest Online

    A genealogy and local history collection with access to the federal census 1790-1940, PERSI, Revolutionary War files, Freedman's Bank Records, and more. 

  • NCHS - Where to Write for Vital Records

    Use the National Center for Health Statistics' free website to learn how to order vital records from state vital records offices.

  • One-Step Web Pages

    Find immigration, census, and vital records using Steve Morse's one-step search pages.

  • USGenWebProject

    Search volunteer-maintained county pages to discover genealogical records and depositories.

  • World Book Timelines

    World Book Timelines

    Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history are pre-built for researchers, or you can create your own timeline from scratch.