Sunday, September 18, 2005

Ancestry Library Edition

MSU Libraries - Electronic Resources - Ancestry Library Edition: "Effective August 1, 2005, ProQuest's Ancestry Library Edition will be available on MeL. This will be replacing Gale's AncestryPlus. Ancestry Library Edition has a new, simplified search screen and contains the following enhancements not previously available in MeL: Passenger lists from all major U.S. ports including New York, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New Orleans; Naturalization records ranging from 1700 to 1900; Immigration records for more than 100 countries; Increase of more than 10 million names; Improved viewer for documents. Ancestry Library Edition will not contain the following content which had been available in Gale's AncestryPlus: Biography and Genealogy Master Index (will be available on MeL); PILI Passenger and Immigration Index; 315 city directories. Ancestry Library Edition will only be available for in-library use. No remote access is permitted. "

ProQuest Information and Learning :: ProQuest - access to thousands of current full-text periodicals and newspapers - Family History Centers all have free access too


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