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Includes Census, military, court, land, probate, vital, and church records and over 2 billion names. AVAILABLE ONLY ON LIBRARY COMPUTERS AND WIFI.

Portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York are free to NY state residents. The New York State Archives partnered with Ancestry to digitize some NY state records of interest to genealogists. If you live in New York State, for free access to NY records, start your search then click on a result. You will be prompted to "Create a Free Account." DO NOT click on the "Subscribe" button or the "14-day Free Trial Offer" unless you are interested in access to all of Ancestry.

From Salem Press, a decade-by-decade survey of 20th century North American history. Coverage of events, movements, people, popular culture, literature, art, sports, science, technology, economics, and politics. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

From Salem Press, primary source documents and essays centering on key events in American History including the periods of the Civil War, Reconstruction Era, World War I, World War II, and Postwar 1940s.

From Salem Press, a far reaching view of history organized around significant events. Covers Ancient World, Middle Ages, Renaissance, and each century from the 17th to the 20th. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Genealogy database containing the U.S. Federal Census from 1790-1930 and 7.5 million pages of family and local histories and more. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only.

Full-text for over 1940 newspapers across the United States, some going back to 1984. Newpapers include: The Post Standard 12/1986-, the Syracuse Herald American 12/1986- 10/2001, Syracuse Herald Journal 12/1986-9/2001; the [Utica] Observer Dispatch; and The [Albany] Times Union. Expect to find articles on news, politics, business, heatlh, sports, cultural activies and obituaries. Remote use: Liverpool Cardholders Only. If you have a card from another OCPL library see www.onlib.org.

Newspaper Archives

Searchable archive of 1000's of articles from U.S. and countries including Canada, Ireland, and England; 1607 to present. Full text and image of pages. Provided by Onondaga County Public Libraries. [If you have trouble accessing, please go to http://www.onlib.org/web/databases/news.htm ] Note: years and issues of newspapers may not be complete.

Newspaper Archives - Syracuse Post Standard

Searchable archive of Syracuse Post Standard, 1875 to 2 months ago. Full text and image of pages. Provided by Onondaga County Public Libraries. [If you have trouble accessing, please go to http://www.onlib.org/web/databases/news.htm ] Note: years and issues of newspapers may not be complete.

War & Terrorism Collection

Gain insight into conflicts, their causes, their impact, and how they are perceived on a global scale.

World History Collection

Useful to both the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.