|RESOURCES FOR MEMBERS - Subscription Database Use
SCGS is committed to providing its members with access to the ever-growing
wealth of online genealogical resources in addition to its collection of
books, publications, maps, CDs and other reference materials.
Members who visit the SCGS Family Research Library can use our onsite computers
to access a number of fee-based, online subscriptions as a membership benefit.
We encourage you to take advantage of these databases whenever you visit the
library. Listed below are the subscriptions we offer at this time.
AccessNewspaperARCHIVE.com - In-Library access
to NewspaperARCHIVE is available to SCGS members.
the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions
of newspaper pages from 1759 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully
searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical
ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library
Edition, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories,
photos, including an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North
America, the UK, Europe, Australiaand more.
The Ancestry® Library Edition on collection has approximately 4,000
databases including key collections such as U.S. Federal Census images and indexes
from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps;
American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes); Daughters of the
American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes); The Great Migration Begins:
Immigrants to New England, 1620 1630; Social Security Death Index (updated monthly);
WWI Draft Registration Cards; Federal Slave Narratives; and a strong Civil War
In the coming years, still more indexes and original images will be added to
the new Immigration collection.
ONLINE RESOURCES FOR MEMBERS
We have high-speed Internet access to makes those searches go much more
quickly and, members with wireless laptop computers can jump on the Society's
wireless Internet access for free.
|MyHeritage Library Edition - with
24/7 Remote Access for members
More than 5 billion historical records from all over the world, The USA federal
census (1790-1940) with images, The UK census (1841-1911) with images, 1.5 billion
exclusive family tree profiles from MyHeritage and Geni, 816 million US public
records, Hundreds of millions of Nordic records, More than 100 million tombstone
photos, More than 80 million historical photographs, Military records, immigration
records and passenger lists, Citizenship & naturalization records, Directories,
guides, references, biographies and yearbooks, Government, land and court records,
Wills and probate records, Exclusive databases such as the Jewish Chronicle
historical newspaper, Additional content under license including Tributes obituaries,
WikiTree, Billion Graves, Canadian Headstones and many others, 200 million additional
records added on average every month!
Please note that some content in MyHeritage's individual collection will not
be included in the Library Edition. Two such exclusions are NewspaperARCHIVE
and a collection of genealogy and local history books from Genealogical Publishing
Company. A list of the outstanding resources available through the MyHeritage
Library Edition can be found here.
Note: Info about supported browser versions supported by EBSCO
England Historical Genealogical Society
Full access to the databases of the New England Historic
Genealogical Society (NEHGS). Over 104 million names in 2,200 databases
with advanced searching capabilities. The New England Historic Genealogical
Society, founded in 1845, is the country's oldest genealogical organization.
NEHGS' mission is to advance genealogical scholarship and develops the
capabilities of both new and experienced researchers of family history by collecting,
preserving, interpreting, and communicating in a variety of accessible formats
reliable genealogical data with emphasis on families and communities connected
to the New England.
ProQuest Obituaries offers more than 10.5 million obituaries and death
notices in full-image format from uninterrupted historical archives of top newspapers.
An obituary is often the only biographical sketch that was ever devoted to an
individual and can provide valuable clues that significantly advance genealogical
research. Researchers have long known this, but up until now there’s never
been a resource exclusively dedicated to providing this treasured, deep historical
- with 24/7 Remote Access for members
WorldVitalRecords.com is an online genealogy site that helps people connect
with their family heritage. Our members can search for their family information
in our collection of over 1 billion names in more than 8,000 hard-to-find databases.
Our advanced search technology makes accessing these vast amounts of data easy,
allowing our members to make the most of their valuable time.