Kentucky Reference Librarian Nancy Richey will be presenting a workshop on African American Genealogy at the Warren County Public Library, Wednesday August 31st from 6-7 pm.
Genealogical information about African American Ancestors is often difficult to locate. This workshop offers an introduction to using online databases and covers the fundamentals of getting started. The class also features guidelines on what types of records are available for research and where to find them. Resources on the Internet are also covered. This is a wonderful opportunity to get started on your own journey in exploring your roots.
Kentucky Reference Librarian Nancy Richey will present a workshop on African American Genealogy at the Warren County Public Library, Wednesday August 31, 6-7 pm.
WKU Libraries now has three new databases: Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature 1890-1982, Education Index 1929-1983, and HeinOnline.
The Reader’s Guide Retrospective contains all information from the printed Readers’ Guides from 1890 to 1982, indexing over 375 magazines and journals. Subject headings have been updated with modern terminology, although the original subject headings are also available.
The Education Index Retrospective 1929-1983 contains cover-to-cover indexing of over 800 periodicals and yearbooks in the field of education.
HeinOnline contains full-page images for all issues of over 1,200 legal journals, cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Attorney General Opinions, and English Reports Full Reprint (1694-1867). Also contains all issues of the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, and U.S. Statutes at Large. HeinOnline also contains all issues of the Congressional Record (1873 to present), the Annals of Congress (1789-1924), Register of Debates (1824-1837), and Congressional Globe (1833-1873). Many sources for international law, United Nations, and treaty research are included, and the database contains a large number of full E-Book reprints of classic and historic legal books.
To access these databases, go to http://www.wku.edu/library and click the link for databases. If you are off-campus, log in with your WKU email username and password.