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Beauregard Parish Library

Knowledge, Growth, Imagination

The Merryville branch will be closing early today, February 24, 2020. They will close at 5:00 pm. The branch will return to its regular hours tomorrow, February 25, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Genealogy Database Trials

As part of our Genealogy database trial that is currently in progress we wanted to tell you more about the three databases.

Ancestry Library Edition:

Ancestry is one of the biggest names in Genealogy searching, so we are excited to see how our patrons feel about this database. Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogy research tool created specifically for the library market. It provides patrons with access to a wide range of genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more! These collections are continuously expanding, with new content added every business day.

Fold3 Library Edition:

Fold3™ Library Edition by Ancestry in unique in that it provides access to US military records, including the stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3. This database will be useful for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts, veterans and their families, teachers and battle re-enactors.

Heritage Question Online:

Digitized from the popular UMI; Genealogy and Local History collection on microfiche, this online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals.

If you have any feedback about these three databases please email us at programming@beau.org

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Posted Tuesday June 16, 2015 08:00am

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