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EXPLORA--Research Made Easier

Rediscover online resources offered by EBSCO, now also available in our library through a new, engaging interface called Explora. Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Find full-text articles, or citations and summaries, displayed in a new, easier way.

Available to all on library computers and remotely to our cardholders, Explora offers the following content and features:

Have you ever heard of PERSI?

PERSI, or the Periodical Source Index is the largest host of genealogical journals worldwide. Home to over 11,000 journals, many no longer in print, PERSI is a hidden gem for researchers and genealogist alike. Indexed are roughly 2.3 million articles concerning local history and genealogy spanning from 1800 to 2009.

Easily searchable, PERSI is extremely user friendly with multiple subject heading for simple website navigation.

·         Under the PEOPLE heading, users can search for ancestor names across the 2.3 million articles