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Ancestry Library

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Provides resources for genealogy research, including census, immigration, military, and other vital records. Searches may be conducted by name, location, and range of dates. Available from library computers only.

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Chilton Auto Repair 

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Get detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs! Access vehicle maintenance and specification tables that provide unique data for specific vehicles.

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Find your creative bliss and learn something new every day at Creativebug! Stream thousands of arts and craft classes. Download patterns, templates, and recipes. Get unlimited access to sewing, painting, knitting, drawing, and so much more!

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Data Axle 

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Data Axle is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents.

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Access thousands of primary sources including letters, photographs, speeches, posters, maps, videos, and more! The sources span the course of American history and are provided by the National Archives and National Archives Foundation.

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European Views of Americas: 1493 to 1750

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European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 is a free archive of indexed publications related to the Americas and written in Europe before 1750.

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Family Search

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Search billions of ancestor profiles, photographs, and historical documents at once. The records include cemetery records, birth, death, and marriage records, census records, obituary records, and much more!


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FirstSearch From OCLC

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OCLC has the ideal databases to find books, films, videos, computer software, magazines, business journals. Use FirstSearch to find full-text articles in databases such as ArticleFirst, and ECO.

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Fold3 Military Records

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Discover your family’s military history with records from the Revolutionary War to recent conflicts. Log in with your library barcode number to start browsing.

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Gale General OneFile 

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General OneFile is a general-interest periodical resource that allows researchers to find the information they want quickly.

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Gale Legal Files 

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Legal Forms IL offers thousand of legal forms, all at your fingertips. State specific, federal, business, personal, real estate, and general forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues are all available.

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Gale One File News 

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GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

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GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment.

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HeritageQuest Online includes Genealogy and Local History information such as census records, Revolutionary War Era Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, Freedman’s Bank records, family genealogies, county, town histories, church and

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Historic Quincy Area Photo Collection

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Historical Quincy photographs from about 1850 through 1950, most from the collection of the late Carl Landrum, have been digitized and loaded onto the Illinois Digital Archives.

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Library, Information Science, & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) 

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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings.

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LinkedIn Learning

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Learning and growth in your career (and in life!) is a journey and life-long process. Quincy Public Library is committed to the professional and personal development of our patrons and is now proud to offer LinkedIn Lear

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Mango Languages 

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Mango Languages provides free lessons in over 70 different languages, from French to Farsi, Italian to Urdu. You can create a personal account to track your progress as you build new skills.

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