Ancestry Library ANCESTRY LIBRARY: With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more. (Note: This database can only be used at any one of the Scott County Library System locations except the bookmobile.)
Heritage Quest HERITAGE QUEST: A collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture, with a collection of over 25,000 family and local histories, the entire U.S. Federal Census, a comprehensive subject index covering more than 6,500 genealogy and local history periodicals, and Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, all with original page images.
 Iowa History Resources  IOWA HISTORY RESOURCES: The Scott County Library has selected several credible websites that teach about the people, places and historic events of Iowa. Find photos, videos and original documents as well as links to even more resources.
 web button  NORTH SCOTT SHIELD YEARBOOKS: The Shield began publication in 1959 with the founding of the North Scott School District and has been published annually since.
Olive Tree OLIVE TREE: A great place for beginners to learn how to research and also includes links to various sites with free information.
 Roots Web  ROOTS WEB: Search Family trees or build your own and get links to free information.
 web button small   SCOTT COUNTY CEMETERY SEARCH: A growing index of names in rural Scott County cemeteries. Search by name, date, cemetery and/or military service.
 IOWAGENWEB  SCOTT COUNTY GEN WEB: The Scott County segment of the U.S. Gen Web project. Includes information on local cemeteries, obituaries, newspapers, marriage records, biographies and more.
 Student Research Center  STUDENT RESEARCH CENTER: This database features full text for more than 2,500 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. It also includes primary source documents from throughout history.
 US Gen Web Project  U.S. GEN WEB PROJECT: A volunteer run site that provides websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.
   WORLD VITAL RECORDS: A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: COMPLETE U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and international collections. Includes over 100 million pages of newspapers, 1739 to present, more than 30 million tombstone photos, and much more!

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