Who We Are & What We Do
All of the Collections and Projects we work on eventually make it into our Online Searchable Database. Below are few examples of some of these collections and projects, to see a complete list of and learn more about our collections and/or projects and which ones we’ve already added to our searchable database click HERE or the section title above.
First and foremost we define a Resource as any type of media, print, digital or otherwise, that can be readily accessed to assist in investigating, answering or resolving a research question/problem. Staff and patrons alike have immediate access to a number of resources available here at the Research Center. Some of the resources we use are available at other institutions while some of our other resources are only available through us. Some the resources we rely on when fulfilling a research request are:
- FamilySearch Completes Microfilm DigitizationIn a September 21, 2021 press release, FamilySearch.org announced the completion of the digitization of millions of microfilm records from all over the globe containing information on more than 11.5 billion individuals. According to the… Read more: FamilySearch Completes Microfilm Digitization
- Free Case Law and Legal DatabasesJudyrecords.com is a 100% free nationwide search engine that lets you instantly search hundreds of millions of United States court cases and lawsuits. judyrecords has over 100x more cases than Google Scholar and 10x more… Read more: Free Case Law and Legal Databases
- Site Under ConstructionThis website is under construction so please pardon our “dust”. New features and member benefits are constantly being developed and added, your patience is appreciated!
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