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One Patron’s Tragic – and Inspiring – History

One Patron’s Tragic – and Inspiring – History

Learn how genealogy resources helped one public library user uncover untold stories of his Jewish relatives during the Holocaust.

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The Use of Newspapers in Research Is Rising

The Use of Newspapers in Research Is Rising

See highlights from a study from the Oxford Internet Institute on the scholarly impacts of newspapers.

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HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online

With 4.4 billion records, this collection of genealogical and historical sources—dating back to the 1700s—helps patrons find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

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African American Biographical Database

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Ancestry Library Edition

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Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970

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Fold3 Library Edition

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HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online

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History Ebook Subscription

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Newspapers.com Library Edition

Newspapers.com Library Edition

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ProQuest African American Heritage

ProQuest African American Heritage

Databases, History & Social Change, Genealogy, Black History, Academic, Public,