Make Your Computer Database Ready
You will probably be able to use most library resources on your computer without making any changes, but some resources in the databases such as eBooks, streaming videos, concept maps, audio files and more may have additional requirements. The software and configurations listed below will ensure that your computer is database ready.
In order to use all library resources, computers should meet the following minimum requirements (+ symbols indicate “or higher”):
- Adobe Flash 10.0+ (Optimize Adobe Flash by opening port: 1935)
- PDF reader: Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0+; Schubert|It PDF plug-in for MAC
- Adobe® Digital Editions 1.7.1+ (to download/check out EBSCO eBooks)
- Windows Media Player 9+; iTunes for MAC
- Screen resolution: 1024x768
- 500 kbps + connectivity
- A browser: IE 7.0+, Mozilla Firefox 8.0+, Google Chrome 16+, Apple Safari 5.1+
- Cookies enabled in browser
- Disable Compatibility View under Tools menu in Internet Explorer if the films do not play on your IE browser.
What's In It?
Over 28,000 family and local histories.
- Freedman's Bank
From 1865-1874. African Americans that were freed from slavery.
Over 2.3 million genealogy and local history articles.
- Revolutionary War
Pension and bounty-land warrant application files from the revolutionary war era.
- US Serial Set
Relief actions of the US Congress.
From any page within HeritageQuest Online, click the Results List ink to view a list of the most recent search results retrieved during the current session only. To view other results lists from the current session, use the Search History link.
The Search History page provides a list of all searches executed during the current session. Searches are organized by collection and results can be reviewed by clicking the number hits to the right of the terms.
Did you know...?
The 1940 U.S. Federal Census will be released to the public by the U.S. Census Bureau on April 2, 2012?
At this time ProQuest will also gain access and begin working diligently to index and image the 1940 Census for inclusion in HeritageQuest Online.