Remote Access Databases
Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage andbirth announcements and more from 1652 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index. Access from home using your library card number.
Heritage Quest Online is a collection of over 25,000 family and local histories, the entire U.S. federal census, Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant applications, the U.S. Serial Set, and Freedman's Bank records, 1865-1874. Can be accessed remotely. Please call 817-410-3404 for Texshare username/password.
The largest and most comprehensive newspaper collection of obituaries and death notices with an easy-to-use interface. Search by name, date range, or text such as residence, occupation, hobbies, family members, or other personal information. Access from home using your library card number.
Cannot be accessed remotely--in-house only. Ancestry Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled 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. This collection is an essential genealogy tool and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest Online. TUTORIAL
HistoryGeo Search historical maps geographically or by ownership.
Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive online database of 3,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. Distributed by ProQuest.
Footnote is now called Fold 3. The collections feature documents relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, WWI, WWII, historical newspapers and more. Footnote is an online community where members are able to share their content and insights. Fold3 is available in-house only.
NewspaperArchive is available in-house only.