Genealogy from Madison Public Library
Genealogy Resources at Madison Public Library
Genealogical Resources Bibliography (Books)
A public library version of the popular Ancestry.com that contains census data, passenger lists, and birth, marriage and death records. Search by name, by where a person lived or browse by region or states.
EBSCOhost includes thousands of indexed magazines, many full-text, for over fifteen years. Magazine coverage ranges from the popular to the academic.
HeritageQuest provides access to genealogy records and books, including census data, local histories, tax rolls, cemetery lists, military rosters, and more.
History Reference Center
Instant access to a full-text history reference database featuring reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, including photos.
Includes thousands of full-text poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photos, and a glossary.
Historical newspapers from newspapers spanning over 200 years, including The Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal and many other local papers. An invaluable primary resource for historical research and a unique tool for genealogists.
Newspaper Source Plus
Use Newspaper Source Plus to find full text for many U.S. and international newspapers, as well as full text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, ABC News, and PBS.
Madison Public Library Insider
Madison Public Library's newsletters were recently remade as Madison Public Library: Insider.
We like to read...we read reviews...we're book insiders! And we've organized the best
Posted by Jon - Central Library on
February 24, 2012
LINKcat Includes Newspaper Index
Attention local researchers - the public Newspaper Index has returned to LINKcat. The Newspaper Index is a separate database from LINKcat and provides access to indexes of local
Posted by Tana on
September 26, 2011
Kindle Library Lending Program
Amazon and OverDrive announces the Kindle Library Lending program, which will enable Kindle customers to borrow and enjoy eBooks from the library's OverDrive collection.
Posted by Alicia - Lakeview on
April 21, 2011
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