Please visit Nesmith Library to use this resource, and try HeritageQuest Online and Fold3 for genealogy research from home - Discover your unique family history! This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including U.S., U.K., and Canadian census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos, and more.
Fold3® features premier collections of original military records. These records include the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served in the military. Many of the records come from the U.S. National archives, The National Archives of the U.K. and other international records.
Formerly America's GenealogyBank - Easily search and browse millions of genealogies, obituaries, marriage and birth announcements, and more from 1706 to the present. Includes historical newspapers, books and documents, along with modern obituaries and the Social Security Death Index.
Use your Nesmith Library card number to access this database which contains census records, an index to hundreds of historical and genealogical publications, and family histories.
"NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications. Using these online resources, researchers...can easily explore tens of millions of current and archived news articles and obituaries in order to pinpoint information from primary sources at the local, state, regional, national and international levels."