Thursday, November 13, 2014

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections

The Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection contains 45 newspaper titles that include historic Illinois newspapers ranging from 1831 to 1975 and is continually growing.  You can browse by collection, date, or title. The website also offers Simple and Advanced Search options.  A great feature:  readers can easily correct  the OCR text to improve future search results.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

FindMyPast world access is free this weekend

From Friday, November 7th to Monday, November 10th, you’ll be able to access:

  • Birth, death and marriage records from the USA, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand
  • Travel and migration records from all over the world
  • Millions of newspaper pages from countries that include Germany, France, China, Denmark, Ireland and the USA
  • Military records from the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland, as well as our WW1 collections to ensure that everyone has the chance to trace their family this Remembrance weekend 
To find out more about the Free Weekend visit: