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
Available in Library Only  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
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  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
Available in Library Only  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