Local History & Genealogy Department
Biloxi Public Library
Harrison County Library System
(Websites are grouped by headings - Headings are in alphabetical order.)
The Society of American Archivists (SAA)
The SAA provides the "Glossary of Archival and Records Terminology" online. The website allows you to keyword search and browse.
New York State Archives List of Suppliers (no endorsement of recommendation)
Stanford University Libraries' Conservation Online (CoOL)
American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC)
Find a Conservator. Use the link for assistance finding a conservator.
Disaster Resources and Planning
Emergency Management Agency
Hazard Mapping (Allows users to identify hazards for communities)
Hurricane Preparedness Week (contains history, preparation tips, etc.)
National Hurricane Center
National Weather Service
Ready America (Homeland Security)
Comprehensive genealogy website with census, military, directory, immigration, court, and many other documents. The search engine is free to view along with selected content, but a subscription is required for most of the full text information on the website. For instance, the 1880 U.S. Federal Census is available to view without a paid subscription.
A useful tool to identify articles in old newspapers across the United States through surname and/or keyword searches. The search engine is available without a subscription; however, you must have a subscription to view the full text results. Choose the "Advanced Search" option to keyword search ("Include keywords with this search" option can be used alone).
Description from the RootsWeb website...
"The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. Most resources on RootsWeb.com are designed to facilitate such connections."
This website is connected with Ancestry.com, and some of the content is shared between the two sites.
Local History & Genealogy Harrison County Library System
08 July 2008