History & Genealogy

Ancestry.com Ancestry.com logo

  • The Ancestry.com Library Edition website
  • Ancestry.com is a popular genealogy research resource and is available at the Library only. There is no remote access available. 

Native North Americans Bibiography of native North Americans logo

Heritage Quest Heritage Quest Online logo

P4A Online Reference p4A antique references logo

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps Texas digital sanborn maps

  • Valuable tools for learning about the history, growth and development of Texas cities. Access through the Library catalog.

Texas State Historical Association TSHA online logo

  • TSHA Online website
  • Texas State Historical Association’s gateway to Texas history. Includes the Handbook of African American Texas

Accessing Online Resources Through the Library Catalog

You can access these databases by logging into our catalog at with your Library card identification and password.

  • Your initial password is "userpass" and you will be asked to change it.
  • Click on Resources to the right of the Search box.You will see a list of our online resource categories drop down. Click on the arrow next to the category to view available sites. You can check one or more to search, or you can click on a title to go directly into the resource site.