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Genealogy Resources

Basic resources related to genealogy research.

What is in this guide?

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PCC Library has very limited resources related to family history and genealogy, as we do not collect or store archival or primary sources typically consulted while conducting genealogical research. That being said, this guide includes very basic resources that are available via library databases and the internet.

Local Genealogy Research

Local library collections that are more suited for supporting local genealogy research include:

If you have any questions about how to use or access PCC's library resources, ask a librarian!

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus is similar to what you use to access the PCC campus portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. For the username, use the first part of your myPittCC email address only. DO NOT include The password is exactly the same as what you use to log in to the campus portal. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses.