Ancestry Library Edition

Search for your ancestors on Ancestry Library Edition and discover your unique family history! This resource includes billions of records from around the world, including census and vital records, immigration and passport records, periodicals and books, photos, and more. New resources are added frequently. 

In Library Use Only.  Remote access is not available.

In light of concerns about COVID-19 and the closure of many libraries around the state, Ancestry and ProQuest are offering temporary from-home access to Ancestry Library Edition for Alabama residents.  Please note that from-home access is available on an extremely temporary basis.  To access Ancestry Library Edition from home go to

To access census records  from home try using Heritage Quest Online