Ancestry Library Edition (available in Library only).
A Plano Public Library System database that makes available indexes to US, Canada, and UK census; to birth, death, marriage records; immigration, passenger lists, and naturalization records; and many more records.
Dallas Morning News Historical Archive
A Plano Public Library System database that makes available historic issues of the Dallas Morning News from 1885 – 1977.
A Plano Public Library System database of primary historical documents and photographs including military, census, and vital records.
JSTOR (available in library only)
A Plano Public Library System database of scholarly journals
TexShare (Requires login and password. Contact us to obtain them)
A Plano Public Library System database that links to Heritage Quest Online, Texas Sanborn Maps, WorldCat and other databases on genealogy and history.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
From the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, this website offers digital access to historical newspapers from 1880-1922 and information about American newspapers from 1690 to the present.
Leads to 291,330+ genealogy sites on the Internet.
Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter
Daily newsletter for genealogy consumers.
Provides records, resources, and services to learn about family history.
Find a Grave
Find the graves of ancestors by searching the grave records or browsing the cemeteries.
One step webpages by Stephen Morse.
Free genealogy websites operated by volunteers for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.
Collin County Clerk’s Genealogy Corner
Leads to marriage licenses of Collin County and much more provided by the Collin County Clerk’s office.
Collin County Genealogical Society
Link to the Collin County Genealogical Society website.
Collin County Genealogical Historical Records
This site contains records transcribed directly from microfilm such as census records, marriage records, probate records, and much more.
Collin County Historical Commission
Link to the Collin County Historical Commission.
Collin County Historical Commission Historic Assets Survey Map
This site has an interactive map of many historical places in Collin County.
Collin County Texas GenWeb
Link to the Collin County Texas GenWeb.
Genealogy Friends of Plano Libraries, Inc.
Link to the Genealogy Friends and Collin County History website.
Genealogy, Local History, Texana, and Archives Digital Collection
Digital collection of photographs, Plano yearbooks, letters, diaries, and other documents.
Portal to Texas History
Gateway to Texas history materials through digitized books, maps, photographs, and newspapers.
Texas General Land Office
Provides a map collection, land grants, research help, and much more for researching Texas.
Texas County Records available on Microfilm
Texas county records available on microfilm through Interlibrary Loan requests.
Minnesota Discovery Center
A library and archival facility whose purpose is the collection and dissemination of information about Minnesota’s Iron Ranges.
Missouri Digital Heritage
Link to the Missouri State Archives–Missouri Birth & Death Records Database, Pre-1910.
National Archives and Records Administration
Nation’s history through documents, photographs, and records which includes census, military service, immigration, land and more.
New England Historic Genealogical Society
NEHGS offers access to a collection of primary materials and other resources that can aide in your research of New England ancestors.
Publication of articles, events, and information concerning Hispanic heritage issues.
Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana provides one of the largest research collections available, incorporating records from around the world.
Dallas Public Library
Go to Locations/Hours and choose Genealogy or Texas/Dallas History under the Central Library Units to see what the library offers for genealogy or Texas research.
Denton Public Library
Genealogy page includes marriage, birth, and obituary indexes and more.
Library of Virginia
The most comprehensive resource for the study of Virginia history, culture, and government.
McKinney Public Library
Choose the link to Genealogy to see the Obituary index and other items they provide.