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Alaska Genealogy Remote Access Allowed

  • This Guide created by the Alaska State Library offers a basic list of Alaska related genealogy resources available to researchers.
  • Not intended to be comprehensive in its coverage. Sources listed may be available in other Alaska libraries or through interlibrary loan at your local library.

Ancestry Library Edition In-Library Use Only

  • Comprehensive online family history resource.
  • Search over 7 billion genealogical records from across the globe.
  • Now includes the 1940 US Census.
  • Access limited to in-library networks (including WiFi).

Biography Reference Center Remote Access Allowed

  • This database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Heritage Quest Remote Access Allowed

  • Discover your unique family history.
  • A wealth of genealogy materials including fulltext e-books (can be downloaded), articles, wills, and records.
  • Of particular interest are records from the Revolution Era Pension & Bounty-Land Warrant Application files and the Freedman's Bank.

History Reference Center Remote Access Allowed

  • This database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.