Genealogy and History Databases

Ancestry – Census records & other genealogical records. Available only in the library

*Ancestry home access:  If you would like to use Ancestry Library edition from home please email reference@bhplnj.org for more information (available through 12/31/20 to current BHPL cardholders)

EBSCO Biography Reference Center – Biographical resources

EBSCO History Reference Center – Search history magazine articles

Family Search – provides free online access to one of the largest collections of genealogical and historical records in the world.

HeritageQuest – U.S. Census records from 1790-1940

Infobase Learning – History reference books

New York Times Historical – New York Times articles, 1857-2013

Salem Press – Great Events & Lives in History.