History and Genealogy Databases
- 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
- 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
- This database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.
- 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
- This database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.