Thursday, September 10, 2015

Ancestry.com and other Databases available at APS



Ancestry has awarded Atlanta Public Schools free access to AncestryK12 (U.S. content), Fold3, and Newspapers.com. You can now access Ancestry from any device on the APS network @ http://www.ancestryclassroom.com.  You can also access Fold3 and Newspapers.com by going to http://www.fold3.com  and http://www.newspapers.com respectively. These resources are available at school only; home access is not provided with this grant.

•         Ancestry is the world’s largest online family history resource with a database of more than 15 billion historical records.
•         Fold3 is the web’s premier collection of original US military records, including many from the US National Archives.
•         Newspapers.com consists of millions of historical documents and photos from 116+ Million Historical Newspaper Pages from the 1700s–2000s.

These and all other APS  eResources can be found online @ http://www2.youseemore.com/AtlantaPS/linkinclude.asp or via the eBooks tile in https://mybackpack.apsk12.org → Catalog Home → Databases / Online Resources