Electronic Resources

Below is a list of online databases available for research/instruction. If you have questions about the databases, contact the Library at director@rochesterlibrary.org. Please note some databases are accessible only at the Rochester Library.

 Card Catalog


Please visit our card catalog to:

– Browse and order items
– Manage your library account

EBook Catalogs

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Please visit our Ebook Catalogs to:
– Browse and order books for your ereader
– Manage your ereader account

EMagazine Selection


Please review our EMagazines Selection to:
-Browse over 98 different subscriptions
– Manage your Zinio account

Digital Databases 

Ancestry Library

Ancestry Library provides access to information from sources such as censuses, immigration and military records, family histories, court and legal documents, photos, and maps.
(In-house only)


OCLC FirstSearch provides access to academic article abstracts and allows you to search for items in libraries across the country.

HeritageQuest Geneology Online

Genealogical and ancestry search tools including searches from census and war records, as well as access to an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local history articles.