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The Thousand Oaks Library subscribes to a variety of highly specialized electronic databases.
All of these resources may be used in the library, and many can be accessed from home via the Internet.
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2017 URL: http://research.tolibrary.org/databases Print Guide

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Genealogy

Genealogy Research
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AmericanAncestors.org is a premier online genealogical resource featuring 3,000 unique searchable databases with more than 400 million searchable names, maintained by the New England Historical and Genealogical Society.

America's News - Ventura County Star Available everywhere with a library card
Search local, state and national full-text articles on issues, events, business, government, health and more with over 1,400 news sources, newspapers, videos, newswires, and web-only content including the Daily News (10/1/85-Current), Ventura County Star (1997-Current), and USA Today (7/1/87-Current).  

Available everywhere with a library card
United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more search tips

Contains significant historical California newspapers published from 1846-1922
Includes records from 4,500 family history centers in 70 countries
Available everywhere with a library card
Gale Genealogy Connect features a wide range of comprehensive references and is powered by authoritative information from Genealogical.com.  

Access to a genealogy collection of over 25,000 family and local histories  

Los Angeles Times (1881- current) Available everywhere with a library card
Access to obituaries search tips
Local newspapers indexed by Thousand Oaks Librarians, including obituaries search tips
Conserved original documents at the State Library of Massachusetts, from the Plymouth Colony include: the List of Mayflower Passengers, Mayflower Compact, and the First Thanksgiving. All are downloadable in PDF.
Provides free public access to primary sources including manuscripts, photographs, artwork, scientific data and more
Genealogical Society
Resources available at the state library
Genealogy research starting point

Workshop listing, holdings of the society can be searched via the Thousand Oaks Library Catalog

Recommended Web Resources
Deeds, decrees of court, birth certificate, death certificates and marriage certificates  

Recommended Web Resources
Birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records throughout United States, US Territories, and British Columbia, Canada  

 

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