Search for your ancestors in historical publications and records (census, immigration, military records, vital statistics, church records, and more).
Biography Reference Bank
Find in-depth, original profiles of Current Biography with full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.
A great place to start your research.
Formerly called Footnote. This product provides history and genealogy archives with social networking and interactive features.
HeritageQuest combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular UMI® Genealogy and Local History book collection.
Search records from around the world including birth, marriage, death, military, census, and parish records.
New York Amsterdam News
New York Amsterdam News became one of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions.
New York Times Historical 1851-2009
The entire historical run of The New York Times from 1851-2009. Each article is in PDF format and includes images. Find obituaries and death notices back to 1851.
Something About the Author
Examine the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults.
Suffolk Historic Newspapers
Newspapers with obituaries covering nearly 100 years of Suffolk County history.
World Vital Records
Birth, marriage, death, military, census, and parish records online.