FREE RESOURCES


Mississippi's statewide consortium, is funded by the Mississippi Legislature. MAGNOLIA provides online databases for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.

Click here to access MAGNOLIA.
If the database asks for a library username,

please enter magn1090.

Some of the resources available in MAGNOLIA include Academic Search Premier, ArticleFirst, Bibliography of Native North Americans, Health Source Consumer Edition, WorldCat and much more.


PREMIUM RESOURCES

With your Hancock County Library System (HCLS) library card, you can access the following subscription online resources for free!!

Simply CLICK HERE and enter ALL 14 digits of your library card. One of the databases may request your library card number again, so please remember to enter ALL 14 digits.

In order to access the resources, you MUST have your computer set to ACCEPT ALL COOKIES. To do this, simply click on Tools, then Internet Options, then Privacy. Slide the bar all the way down until Accept All Cookies appears. Click Apply and OK.


HeritageQuest is a Web-based reference tool from ProQuest that allows library customers the opportunity to start exploring their roots by searching a surname.   

Heritage Quest
HeritageQuest is a Web-based reference tool from ProQuest that allows library customers the opportunity to start exploring their roots by searching a surname.

Historic Mapworks
Searchable historic maps from the US and around the world
Includes property maps, bird’s-eye views, and directories
Find your ancestors’ land, structures, neighbors’ names, boundaries

Proquest Obituary
From the main page, you can search newspaper obituaries and death notices for ancestors, relatives, or other persons.

Ancestry Library
Search for your ancestors. This is only available inside the library.

Historic News
Search the Sun-Herald archives 1888-1922
Search by key words to view articles containing your terms
Limit your search to specific dates, or to a presidential term or historic era (e.g. Roaring Twenties)         Limit your search to specific article types, like news & opinion, letters, shipping news, obituaries, etc.      
If you have any questions, please call 467-5282.



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