Genealogy
genealogy

Select a database by a subject category listed below,
then enter your Glenview Library card number as prompted.

Most databases are available remotely. Databases available only in the Library
are noted in red.
Research databases are arranged by subject or A-Z by title.
Ancestry Library Edition

Available only in the Library. Genealogy and local history research with digitized images of the U.S. Census from 1790 forward.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Indexes biographical dictionaries and who’s whos.

Biography in Context

Full text biographies from over 130 reference sources and access to biographical articles from more than 265 magazines.

Chicago Sun Times

Full text newspaper articles form 1986 to current.

Chicago Tribune

Full text newspaper articles from 1985 to current.

Chicago Tribune Archive

Historical news stories from 1849-1984.

Daily Herald

Full text newspaper articles from 1995 to current.

E-Journal Index

A research tool for finding full-text electronic publications (magazines, journals, newspapers) available through Glenview Public Library’s databases. Search by title, keyword or browse by subject heading.

First Search

A gateway to multiple databases for articles and publications in business, management, science, humanities, education, health and medicine including Clase Periodica, ERIC, and Medline. An Illinois State Library database.

Glenview Announcements

Full text newspaper articles from 9-28-1995 to current.

Glenview Obituary Index

Index of obituaries in local sources.

Heritage Quest

Trace your family history and American culture.

New York Times

Full text newspaper articles from 1985 to current.

Newsbank: America’s Newspapers

Electronic editions of local, regional and national U.S. newspapers.

Newsstand

Newspaper articles from the Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, the Advocate and many more. A Proquest research database.

Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper obituaries and death notices for the United States; search by name, date range, or text within the obituary.

Reference USA

Contains detailed information for US businesses and residences, physicians and dentists, and Canadian businesses and residences.

Please email the Reference Services Staff
call 847-729-7500 x 7700, or visit the Reference Desk for database assistance.
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