A couple of great online genealogy resources are helping out during this time by giving free from home access.
Accessible without login:
Ancestry in partnership with National Archives is providing free temporary access to 500 million records.
Accessible with login:
Ancestry Library Edition – Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to library cardholders working remotely, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.
NewspaperArchive – NewspaperArchive has given us free access to their database over the next few months. You will have access to over 400 years of newpapers, obituaries and family history records.
To gain access to these site, you have to first log onto your account through the webopac. It will require that you have a library card and know your PIN.
Click here to log onto the webopac through your account. Once you log onto your account, scroll down to find the links to these databases.
If you need a library card, you can sign up for a temporary card online. You will be emailed a library card number that will allow you to log onto your account using the link above.
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