Libraries & Archives Articles
No matter where your ancestors lived, you'll find family history answers inside these major genealogical libraries.
How to find the books and microfilm you need in the Family History Library catalog.
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.
Who has the time to hunt down genealogical treasures scattered across thousands of distant repositories? You do, with our 3-step guide to WorldCat.
In these library collections, family history speaks volumes. Check out their roots riches in our roundup of the top 10 public libraries for genealogists.
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.