Local History and Genealogical Research in the University Libraries: Q. Online Resources
This guide includes resources available in Special Collections, Newman Library, and online that can aid in local genealogy research.
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- Ancesty.com: http://search.ancestry.com/ Some free content available, but a subscription is required for most material.
- Family Search/LDS: https://familysearch.org/
- Fold3: http://www.fold3.com/ Includes free and subscription only access to documents and images.
- Heritage Quest: http://www.heritagequestonline.com/ (requires subscription) If you have a library card for the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library, you can access Heritage Quest through their webpage: http://www.mfrl.org/online.php?cat=db.
- RootsWeb: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ Free community family trees, mailing lists, message boards, and web sites relating to genealogy.
- U. S. National Archives: http://www.archives.gov/index.html Site includes information on in-person research, as well as access to thousands of digital records.