Genealogy

Title Description Use @ home?
America's Newspapers (Chicagoland Edition)
Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, and Arlington Heights Post.
Yes
America's Obituaries & Death Notices
From newspapers across the U.S. Note: Chicago Tribune obituaries are in ProQuest Newsstand.
Yes
Ancestry Library Edition

Family history data, census information, immigration, etc.

No
Fold3
UPDATED: Historical documents and personal histories from the National Archives and other institutions.  Includes access to the Fold3 Holocaust Archives.
Yes
HeritageQuest
Census records 1790-1930, family/local histories, PERSI article index, Revolutionary War applications
Yes
Milestone Documents in American History
Primary source documents pertaining to the history of the United States
Yes
Proquest Digital Microfilm
Browsable, full-page scans of the Chicago Tribune, New York Times and Wall Street Journal, 2008-.  Browse by paper/date/page. | Quick Start Guide.
Yes
World Vital Records
Immigration lists, census records, vital records, parish/land records, etc.
Yes

Appointments

Schedule an appointment to get help with these and other interests:
 
  • downloading eBooks
  • researching genealogy
  • finding a job

More Tools for Genealogists

 
  • details about our genealogy resources
  • the "It's All Relative" blog
  • information about upcoming programs
  • links to useful websites & home sweet home
 

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