Internet Archives Books & Media Website WED, DEC 8
10-11:00 a.m. Click here to register> This is a fabulous website which includes genealogy books, county and state histories, and biographies. If you have an illusive ancestor whose records are "missing" on traditional databases, there may be a book listing your family as pioneers in a county history. This website also has Reclaim The Records and other media. Instruction will include how to download and create your own family library.
** Patrons are required to log on with video and sound.
** The Zoom invite will be sent the day before class.
What You’ll Learn
In the Genealogy Classes you can learn about the following topics:
Find and use census information.
Find and use library databases including ancestry international, world vitals records, proquest and historical maps.
Find the best sites for historical newspapers and books.
Historic Map Works is an extensive digital map collection, with more than 400,000 high-resolution, full-color historic maps.
Proquest Historical Newspapers are historical newspapers that provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
U.S. History in Context covers themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.