Monday, September 27, 2010

A new database for Genealogy research!

Ancestry Library Edition is an incredible genealogical tool! As with all of our electronic resources, it works for you both on- and off-campus. Here's the official description of the database:

"Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of 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 of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.

Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist, or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more."

We hope you'll enjoy using it as you track down interesting bits of family history.

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