Have you ever considered researching your family’s history, but didn’t know where to get started? Fortunately, we have a comprehensive Genealogy Research Guide to help you begin your research journey! Whether you’re a novice researcher or seasoned genealogist, you will be sure to find useful links and tips to trace your heritage.
It just got much easier to do genealogical research at the Bentley Library! We are pleased to offerAncestry® Library to the Bentley community. Discover your unique family history using the billions of historical documents available in this popular database.
Ancestry® Library is powered by Ancestry.com® and delivered by ProQuest. Ancestry® Library provides access to most of the content available to individual Ancestry.com® subscribers. Some of the personalization options available to private subscribers are not available in the Library edition.
Inside Ancestry® Library
Content for Ancestry® Library is sourced from libraries, archives and special collections all over the world. The database contains billions of records in censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, court and legal documents, directories, family and gravestone photos, and more. Also included are an extensive collection of military records, and multimedia such as newsreels and maps.
Database of the Month provides a very brief introduction to an important research database, highlighting key features of the database that you should know about. If you would like more information about this database (or any of the library’s databases) please Ask a Librarian. If you would like a demonstration of this database for a class, please contact our Coordinator of User Education, Elizabeth Galoozis.