Provides access to hundreds of millions of fully searchable individual records contained in thousands of databases. The collection of databases includes Canadian, English, & U.S. Census Records, Ireland Vital Records, German Immigration Records, select passenger lists and numerous databases dedicated to specific ethnic origins and regions.
Genealogy & Biography
Provides listings of articles found in a wide range of the reference books in our collections (e.g. Who's Who in Canada; or the Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock and Roll; or the Oxford Dictionary of Art). Does not provide the text of the articles, but is a great finding tool for tough biographical questions.
Combines Canadian Newsstream and Canadian Business & Current Affairs and Globe & Mail historical. Full text of 170 large and small Canadian newspapers including (most recent issues not included):
- Edmonton Journal & Calgary Herald (from 1989 to date)
- National Post (from 1998 to date)
- Globe & Mail (from 1844 to date)
Search our index to locate the date on which an obituary was published in the Edmonton Journal Index coverage is from January 1950 to December 1982.
Search and then read from the scanned pages of every issue of the Globe & Mail from May 1844 to December 2012.
Genealogical resource for United States and North American research. Includes complete U.S. census from 1790 to 1930. Included documents are digitized for online viewing.
Whether you are a serious genealogist or a beginner, World Vital Records makes it easy to fill in missing information in your family tree. World Vital Records is growing quickly and offers access to a wide variety of genealogical records from around the world, including everything from birth and marriage records, to historic newspapers, immigration lists, census records, vital records, parish and land records. Rare collections, such as passenger lists from immigrant vessels, yearbooks from US high schools and universities, manuscripts and major new census documents are also available. Users can search by country, region or US state and to cross reference the results against a number of international records.