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Biographies and Genealogy

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Ancestry.com (ProQuest)
Contains census, immigration, military, birth, marriage & death records. This resource is only available within the library.
Audience: High School & Above


Biography in Context (Gale)
Contains biographical articles from reference books and journals.
Audience: Elementary School & Above


Britannica Academic Edition (Britannica)
A rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools
Audience: High School & Above


Britannica Library (Britannica)
A premier library resource for all ages to conduct research and complete school assignments, with dedicated sites for Children, Young Adults and a Reference Center for older students.
Audience: Elementary Schools & Above


HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)
Contains census records, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's bank records, and citations for genealogy books and journals.
Audience: High School & Above


Literature Resource Center (Gale)
Contains literary criticism, writer biographies, and reference and journal articles on literary topics.
Audience: High School & Above


MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)
This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,950 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975.
Audience: High School & Above


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