Libraries and Archives Articles
Find one-of-a-kind genealogical records in libraries using a free online tool called Archive Grid.
Here's how to search the FamilySearch online catalog for Genealogy resources about your ancestors. This article includes a short Genealogy How-To Video that will show you how to search the Catalog, step-by-step.
You’re missing out if you haven’t done genealogy at a good old-fashioned bricks-and-mortar library. Let our planning guide get you going.
Learn the best search strategies for researching your genealogy in the Library of Congress website. This article contains a Genealogy How-To Video demonstrating how to find free photos and maps on the Library of Congress website.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' (LDS) genealogy arm, Family-Search, has microfilmed millions of records and books from all over the globe. Use this tutorial to learn how to order the microfilms. This article includes a short Genealogy How-To Video that will walk you through the process of ordering microfilm on FamilySearch.org.
The editors of Family Tree Magazine explore some of the resources available for genealogists at the Cincinnati Public Library
Work the WorldCat online catalog to find the genealogy materials you need in libraries.
Use these five catalog research strategies to find your ancestors in library collections.
We know how to connect with people from the past. But what about the next generation of family historians?