There are a lot of good reasons to come into the library, but here are two more! These two databases are only accessible from the libraries computers.
Come in and try them!
For lawyers, judges, government officials or anyone needing to do law research. LawReader.com offers "almost every legal research resource needed to practice law in Kentucky". It features weekly KY Court of Appeals decisions, monthly KY Supreme Court decisions, Kentucky legal news, Kentucky lawyers directory and directory of local counsel. As well as a comprehensive case law database you can find appellate standards, forms, briefs, a medical library and much more. They also offer a variety of tutorials, such as for DUI, personal injury, and city & county government resources.
The Ancestry Library Edition collection has approximately 7,000 databases, including key collections such as U.S. federal census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930; the Map Center containing more than 1,000 historical maps; American Genealogical Biographical Index (over 200 volumes), Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage (over 150 volumes), The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1630, Social Security Death Index, WWI Draft Registration Cards, Federal Slave Narratives, and a strong Civil War collection.
It also includes helpful tools like charts, summaries, calendars and family trees, as well as a learning center to help teach users how to begin a family tree, learn how to use historical records, connect with other researchers and find answers to tough research questions.
For all the tools available at the library for tracing your family history, visit our Genealogy page.