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African American Heritage (ProQuest)

This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information and consists of a mix of resources, records, and tools. Connect with a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can be the difference between research success and futility.

America’s Obituaries & Death Notices (NewsBank)

Contains more than 15 million recent death records from across the nation with new content added daily. Records are searchable by name, date, or text within the notice.

Ancestry (ProQuest)

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Now available from home, you can discover historical insights, photos, and records about your ancestors. Build your own family tree with authenticated genealogical information. Ancestry provides the world’s largest collection of online records.

Dictionary of American Family Names (Oxford Reference eBooks)

Contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly occurring surnames in the United States, giving comparative frequencies, linguistic and historical explanations, selected associated forenames, and occasional genealogical notes.

HeritageQuest Online (ProQuest)

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A collection of research materials containing family history, genealogies, city directories, census data, and schedules.