Genealogy Resources

The Genealogy Center offers access to a wide array of databases, internet sites and resources to further your research in the following categories:
  1. Genealogy Databases
  2. Plano, Texas
  3. Collin County
  4. Texas
  5. United States
All Databases Require a Plano Library card
Databases Available in Library Only are marked 
Available in Library Only 

ancestry
2 house button 24x24  Ancestry Library Edition
Indexes to US, Canada, and UK census; to birth, death, marriage records; immigration, passenger lists, and naturalization records

Dallas Morning News Historical Archive
  Dallas Metro News Collection & Dallas Morning News Historical Archive
Historical issues of the Dallas Morning News from 1885 – Current and Dallas Metropolitan Area News Sources
fold3
  fold3
A growing collection of US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served from the Revolutionary War onward

 HistoryGeo
2 house button 24x24  HistoryGeo
Original landowner map books for U. S. counties 
 TexShare Databases   TexShare Databases – (Texas State Library program)
Requires log-in and password. Contact your Plano library for User ID and Password. Extensive collection of databases with access to full-text articles in encyclopedias, almanacs, reference books, journals, newspapers, and electronic books. Information on health, business, biography, genealogy, and literature and homework help

Academic Search Premier - EBSCO
Full-text for more than 4700 scholarly publications in multiple academic disciplines with searchable cited references
Academic Search Premier - EBSCO
Full-text for more than 4700 scholarly publications in multiple academic disciplines with searchable cited references
Academic Search Premier - EBSCO
Full-text for more than 4700 scholarly publications in multiple academic disciplines with searchable cited references
Collin County Images - Genealogy Center
Photographs, documents, yearbooks, and other archive material representing people and places of Collin County
ERIC - EBSCO
Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. Contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966
ERIC - EBSCO
Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. Contains more than a million records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966