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African American Heritage
Inside Library linkA digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. Includes certificates, census, military records, AfriGeneas, freedman and slave records, church records, and legal records.  NOTE: Access outside of the library requires a library card.
America's News 2022 Edition
AmericaExplore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues, search for obituaries, and more.
American Press collection
American Press collectionAccess text and digitized copies - coverage for the text edition includes issues from 2002 through the current year, while the digital edition starts with the year 2022. Available remotely 24/7 on any device. A library card is required for remote access. NOTE: Current issues of the Southwest Daily News can be found under the digitized copy of American Press issues.
American Press ePaper
American Press ePaperRead current/weekly issues & archives - choose daily or archive, then tap/click Log In.
Jan. 2022: Currently migrating its archived issues into a new system, so there are missing issues.
An online repository for more than 1.4 billion searchable names from America and beyond. Although our name says New England, we provide expertise and research across American family history.
Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library EditionUnlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more. NOTE: This is a lite version of
Fold3 Library Edition
Inside Library linkAccess military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Special sections include war stories and memorial walls. NOTE: Access outside of the library requires a library card.
HeritageHubExplore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research, 1704 – today. NOTE: Choose the A-Z Source list button to search multiple sources. Each source will list available dates, location, type, format, and language. NOTE: Access outside of the library requires a library card.
Inside library linkDiscover your family's history. Start your family tree research here. NOTE: Access outside of the library requires a library card.
HistoryGeo.comConduct genealogical, property, and local history research with this interactive database of land-ownership maps and historical atlases.
NewspaperArchiveFind historical and genealogical information for Louisiana.
Newspapers.comBrowse millions of pages of historical newspapers from 1,000+ newspapers from around the United States and beyond. NOTE: The library's subscription covers up to year 1922. Powered by™ by Ancestry® - ProQuest. NOTE: Access outside of the library requires a library card.
Southwest Daily News - text archives
Southwest Daily NewsAccess archives dating back to 2001. If looking for more current issues, see the American Press collection. Choose the image format. This paper is located towards the end of the American Press paper. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.
USA Today Collection
USA Today CollectionExplore USA history through local news, events and people with USA TODAY Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also, available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Biography and Genealogy Master IndexBrowse this biographical index from all time periods and geographic locations. NOTE: Access outside of the library requires a library card.

NOTE: The American Press is migrating archived issues which means that there are missing issues in the ePaper option. The Sunday and Monday papers are no longer being printed. 

ALTERNATIVE: For archives in text format for the years 2002 to current, use the American Press Collection resource.

Update: January 7, 2023