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NEW! Ancestry.com is available from home until December 31, 2020.
The ProQuest company is generously allowing our library cardholders temporary in-home access to the Ancestry Library Edition Database.
1. Go to www.wvpl.org
2. Click on orange MY ACCOUNT icon at the top right of the WVPL webpage, then log into your library account
3. Click on Search
4. Click on e-sources
5. Select Ancestry
Please CLICK HERE for help using Ancestry.com.