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Ancestry Library Edition 
A genealogy resource with more than 5 billion names in more than 23,000 searchable databases and titles, which include military, court, land, probate, vital and church records, directories, passenger lists and more.  This resource is only available in libraries.

Search for historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world.

Heritage Quest
Resource for census data, family records and local histories.

Research Guides

Genealogy Research Guide
Steps to help you get started on your adventures in genealogical research.

Local History Research Guide
A starting point on your research of North Carolina and Wake County.

Web Sites for Genealogy

Capital Area Preservation
North Carolina State Archives
Preservation North Carolina
Raleigh Heritage Trail
Wake County Genealogical Society
Wake County Historical Society