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Argos library offers ancestry library edition

February 4, 2011

ARGOS — The Argos Public Library (APL) now offers its patrons the availability of Ancestry Library Edition which is powered by Ancestry.com. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to the library and delivers billions of records all at no cost to APL library users. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and more.
Whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist, or historian — inside the more than 7,000 available databases, answers await everyone. Patrons can unlock the story of their heritage with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
Popular and recently added collections include: U.S. collections, Canadian collections, U.K. collections, other international collections, military collections, and multimedia collections. All this plus an intuitive search interface, detailed search indexes, and helpful Learning Center tools, makes Ancestry Library Edition an indispensable resource for genealogists and historians now available for free at the Argos Public Library.

Comments

Great Addition

February 4, 2011 by Anonymous, 3 years 32 weeks ago
Comment: 13166

This is a great addition for a small town library. There are larger towns around that do not offer it to their patrons, not knowing that it would increase traffic into the library.
I have done research for almost 40 years and library additions such as this is such a help to all who so enjoy the hobby,profession of Genealogy.
Those of Argos should make use of this. I pay because my county library will not provide it.
Thanks to those who have made this possible.

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