eResources – For Genealogists

Ancestry (Library Edition)

An indispensible resource for genealogists and historians. Sources include: censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos and maps.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Oregon Index Online

The Oregon Index was compiled by State Library staff and volunteers starting in the early 20th century and continuing to the mid-1980s. It contains over 700,000 cards with citations to articles published in Portland and Salem newspapers, magazines, book chapters, and more. Topics cover events and issues important to Oregon history and state government.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)

WorldCat

WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of 72,000 libraries in 170 countries and territories that participate in the Online Computer Library Center global cooperative.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)