Reference Resources for Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library EditionFormerly AncestryPlus, this collection contains more than 4,000 databases and 2 billion names. It includes coverage of the U.S. and the U.K., including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.
*Access to Ancestry Library Edition is not available from home.

HeritageQuestInclude searchable census images from 1790 to 1930; 25,000 family and local history books; Revolutionary War records; Freedman’s Bank Records; and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) covering over 6,500 genealogical periodicals since 1800.
This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Biography and Genealogy Master IndexEnables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.
This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).

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