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Genealogy and Family History Research: A Guide to Online Resources

External Resources

The Library's E-Resources Online Catalog (EROC) provides searchable access to both subscription and free electronic resources. The catalog is available at: From the EROC landing page, look under the Arts and Humanities category, select the topic of Genealogy. Look for e- resources marked (at right) as "Free Access" — you can access these from your home computer.

Selected Freely Available E-Resources

Historic Newspapers and Periodicals

Go back to the Eresources Online Catalog landing page and scroll down just a bit farther to the category of News and Current Events and select the Historical News topic. Again, look for the "Free Access" indicator — you will find something for almost everyone here.

Collections of free newspapers from various states include:

This resource combines newspapers from various states:

Free online newspapers from the national libraries include:

Other periodicals and newspapers include: