History Databases

A popular resource found in many academic settings worldwide, this resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources.

Colorado Histories

A collection of biographies of historically important persons with connections to Colorado. Colorado has a rich history, and here we are just scratching the surface. Look around and explore the biographies of some famous – and infamous – Colorado characters.

Welcome to the Colorado Encyclopedia, a twenty-first-century reference work on the Centennial State.

The Colorado Encyclopedia began in 2009 when Colorado Humanities convened a group of Colorado enthusiasts to talk about developing a reliable compendium of information on life in Colorado. From these conversations a state encyclopedia began to take shape. Through the contributions of many collaborators, it has grown to fruition.

From the start, a few principles... more

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 160+ newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. With publisher permission, we can digitize through 1963. Newspapers come from throughout the state, and CHNC includes papers published in English, German, Spanish, or Swedish. CHNC provides access to over 600,000 digitized pages from these newspapers. Digitization of additional newspapers continues through a local fund-raising model with contributions made by local... more

The Colorado Virtual Library is produced by the Colorado State Library, and is funded in part with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act.

The mission of the Colorado State Library is to help develop libraries and deliver information services throughout Colorado. The Colorado Virtual Library helps connect Coloradans to their... more

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society

We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Boston.

DNA can tell us many things about who we are and where we came from. This review of the Best DNA Testing Kits will help you find the most reliable one to discover your ancestry. 

The databases available are: Academic Search Premier, Auto Repair Reference Center, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, History Reference Center, Legal Information Reference Center, Library, Info Science & Technology Abstracts, MAS Ultra, Masterfile Premier, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, NoveList, Points of View Reference Center, Primary Search, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, Regional Business News, Science... more

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch believes that families bring joy and meaning to life.

Our vision: learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are—creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future.

Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research, this database features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.

Even if you feel 100% confident about your heritage and where your family came from, doing a DNA test can reveal some surprising results. Many people in the United States claim that they have a certain type of history when in fact, their genealogy is totally different. The only way you can know for certain where your family came from is with one of the best DNA tests in 2018. We've compiled data on all the best DNA services to date, and we've spared no expense to do the tough research... more

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MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. MyHeritage Library Edition provides patrons with access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries. Remote access and a mobile-friendly interface make it the most convenient genealogy product for libraries and institutions.

The Pine River Library, the Pine River Valley Heritage Society, and other partners are working together to bring you yearbooks, oral histories, and other artifacts from historical Bayfield, Colorado and the surrounding Pine River Valley.

Our ultimate guide to genealogy research makes it easy for you to find exactly what you need in regard to your family. We go over the top ways to do hardcore family research, and we also go over the most popular growth sector in genealogy, DNA testing.