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Article Databases and Indexes
A comprehensive index to more than 12 million biographical sketches in more than 3,400 volumes and editions of current and retrospective reference books, covering over 4 million contemporary and historical figures throughout the world.
Contains detailed arrival information on individuals who arrived in United States and Canadian ports, indexed by name and searchable by keyword
Catalogs and Bibliographies
General Reference Sources
Atlases & Maps
Quarterly, with annual (formerly three-year) cumulations. The best known and most often used
biographical index, it covers over 3,000 periodicals and numerous books.
Search by name or occupation.
A national guide to civil, criminal, and probate records at the county and municipal levels within the State Court System
Handbooks and Manuals
Gateways & Megasites
More than 101,000 links to Internet genealogy resources.
Online index of Minnesota death certificates
Ancestry.com's interactive site. The database contains information provided by the Social Security Administration through the end of September 2001 and contains 66,668,463 names. Full access to the records requires a paid subscription to Ancestry.com.
Links to Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.
Primary Source Materials
Genline's archive contains church records from the 16th-20th century for research in Swedish genealogy. A helpful guide is found on pages 51-52 and 58-60 in Your Swedish roots: a step by step handbook, by Per Clemensson & Kjell Andersson. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004); Wilson Library Reference Quarto CS922 .C57 2004.
Societies, Agencies, and Organizations
Official Agency & Organization Websites
Style Manuals and Writing Guides
RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).
Guides to Working with Government Publications
A select catalog of National Archives microfilm publications
Identified all repositories of naturalization records by types of recods hel, dates of coverage, location of original and microfilmed records
A select catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications
University of Minnesota
Related U of M Web Sites
The IHRC collects, preserves, and makes available archival and published resources documenting immigration and ethnicity on a national scope. These materials are particularly rich for ethnic groups that originated in eastern, central, and southern Europe and the Near East -- those who came to this country during the Great Migration that gained momentum in the 1880s and peaked in the first decades of the 20th century.