Tag Archives: Illinois

Introducing Historic Chicago Legal Periodicals

Two limited runs of Chicago legal periodicals were added to the Illinois section of The Advancing Genealogist’s online law library. The publications have value to genealogists and historians, some beyond Illinois.

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Illinois State Library Offers Trial Databases to ILLINET Library Users

It’s that time of year again! The Illinois State Library is hosting it’s 21st Try-It! Illinois event through 30 November 2021. ILLINET member library users can test out the multitude of trial databases on the site.

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Lake County, Illinois, Online Resource Updates

If you have interest in Lake County, Illinois, historical and genealogical research, check out the newest items on my Lake County, Illinois: Resources Online page. Some online resources are free to access, other items are on subscription databases. Additions include … Continue reading

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Relocating for Religion: The Christian Catholic Church and “The Leaves of Healing”

Faith healing. A flat earth. The promise of a Utopian society.[1] If not for a religious sect whose doctrine makes me squirm, I would not be alive.

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Illinois State Library Offers Free Trial Databases

It’s that time again. This marks the eighteenth year for the Illinois State Library’s free trial database program, Try-It! Illinois. Users of over 5,000 Illinois ILLINET libraries are allowed trial access to numerous databases.

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Free Trial Databases for Illinois Residents

For the past sixteen years, the Illinois State Library has sponsored a free trial database program called Try-It! Illinois. Each fall, users of over 5,000 Illinois ILLINET libraries are given access to a myriad of databases to peruse.

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Free Digital Collections: Illinois Harvest

The Advancing Genealogist loves to share great resources, and when those resources are free, that’s even better. Grab your beverage of choice, settle into a comfortable chair, and let’s explore Illinois Harvest.

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