Featured this month: Ancestry Library Edition

This month we’re featuring Ancestry Library Edition. Ancestry Library Edition can only be used inside the Library.

Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. Its resources cover the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world.

Ancestry Library Edition includes:

  • U.S. collections – hundreds of millions of names from sources such as the federal census; birth, death, and marriage records including the Social Security Death Index; and U.S. border crossing and trans-ocean ship records.
  • Military collections – more than 150 million records from the colonial to the Vietnam era, including World War I and II draft cards, POW records, and casualty records.
  • Multimedia collections – millions of files ranging from family and gravestone photos to postcards and newsreels.

Quick Start Guides & Tip Sheets

Tutorials and Presentations

  • Ancestry Library Edition. These 3-minute YouTube videos created by ProQuest Training are a good place to start learning about Ancestry Library. Topics include searching, the catalog, understanding the image viewer and the interactive viewer.
  • Ancestry’s 5 Minute Finds. These 5-minute YouTube videos from Ancestry.com show interesting ways to explore Ancestry’s collections.

Ashtabula Library/Administration
4335 Park Ave Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
phone: (440) 997-9341
fax: (440) 992-7714

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860 Sherman St. Geneva, Ohio 44041
phone: (440) 466-4521
fax: (440) 466-0162

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