Research Guide - Databases, Books & Web Links
Can't find that last fork on your family tree? Which genealogy online source is free? If those are the questions you can't find answers to, perhaps you'll find it here. By no means is this all there is for genealogy on the web, but it's certainly a good place to start!
These books, databases, websites and events will help you find your ancestors and assist you with your genealogical research.
Ancestry is only available in the library, but all the other databases can be used in the comfort of your own home. Choose 'Home Access' below, then log in with your library card.
Can't find a database? Try the alphabetical listing!
The best collection of family history how-to and genealogy learning materials on the Internet.
The Web's largest directory of links to online census transcriptions.
Your genealogical research portal onto the Internet, complete with a categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
DAR Genealogical Research System
Trace your ancestors using the Daughters of the American Revolution's research.
The largest collection of free family history, family tree, and genealogy records in the world.
Search for an ancestor's gravestone.
HathiTrust Digital Library
Thousands of genealogical books can be downloaded and converted to PDF for personal use.
Search records and contribute your own family history.
Rutherford B. Hayes Obituary Index
An index to over 1,400,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices & other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day.
US Gen Web Project
Utilize free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.