A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources, including unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. In-library use only.

Biography Reference Bank

Biography Reference Bank covers over 600,000 people with links to over 300,000 related full-text articles, as well as abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals and over 35,000 images.

Biography Reference Center

Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies.

Connecticut Digital Archive

The CTDA is part of the Digital Preservation Repository Program at the University of Connecticut. They are dedicated to the maintenance, delivery, and preservation of a wide range of digital resources for educational and cultural institutions and State Agencies in Connecticut.

Connecticut History Illustrated

This digital collection of over 15,000 digital primary sources, together with associated interpretive and educational material. Resources provided by collaborative effort of the Archives & Special Collections at the University of Connecticut Libraries and the Connecticut State Library.


With access to billions of birth, marriage, death, census, land and court records from more than 130 countries, FamilySearch can help you discover and make family connections when researching genealogy.

History Reference Center

Offers full text from reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover-to-cover full text for leading history periodicals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.