Genealogy Research Tools

HeritageQuest Online

Find the branches on your family tree with this online resource, part of the library’s genealogy and local history services.

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Fold3 Library Edition

Fold3 is the web's premier collection of original US military records, including many from the US National Archives.

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Ancestry Library Edition

In-Library Use Only

Discover your ancestors with the world's largest history and genealogy database. Browse national and international records from 1500-2008.

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African American Heritage

A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

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Archives Unbound

A collection of county histories and historic atlases from Indiana and Ohio.

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History Geo

A library of over 12 million maps, including the First Landowners project and "Antique Maps" collection.

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Find My Past

In-Library Use Only

Finding your British Isles ancestors can be difficult. With Findmypast, you get the complete British and Irish family history experience, to connect you with your ancestors and bring your story to life.

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The British Newspaper Archive

In-Library Use Only

Access hundreds of historic newspapers from all over Britain and Ireland

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JSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articlesbooks, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.

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My Heritage

Explore the lives of your ancestors, discover your family's history, uncover your ethnic origins, start your family tree, and more.

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Find Yesterday's News Today.



Newspaper Archives





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Heritage Hub

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Courier Press





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