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Noosa Library Service has a large collection of printed and computer-based resources for family history research.  The Family History collection is located in the Heritage Library at the Noosaville branch.  Noosa Library Service also provides free access to the billions of searchable records available in leading genealogy databases ancestry.com and findmypast.com.au

For extra help with your research, visit your local genealogy society:

Cooroy Noosa Genealogical and Historical Research Group Emerald Street, Cooroy

Ancestry library edition  Leading genealogy database containing billions of records for family and local history research. Available for home use by library members on a temporary basis during the library closure.* Ancestry.com have currently made this available until 30 June 2021 – Library card required.

Find my past Leading genealogy database containing billions of records for family and local history research. Available for home use for a limited time during library closure.* For privacy reasons please do not start or update a family tree. There are daily and monthly limits on record views – please be considerate of other users when accessing the database. Library card required.

* Available for free use in library once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Coraweb An Australian gateway to sites for family history research with over 1600 categorised links, with descriptions.

Cyndi’s list A large categorised and cross-referenced directory of sites useful for genealogical research worldwide, with hundreds of thousands of links.

National Library of Australia A wealth of resources for the Australian family historian.

National Archives of Australia The repository for all Commonwealth Government records in Australia, including defence force and immigration records.

Queensland State Archives Custodian of the State’s largest and most significant collection of government records and an invaluable research facility for those researching their family tree, local history or other area of special interest.

State Library of Queensland Excellent genealogy information and resources, including births, deaths and marriages in Australia, New Zealand, England and Wales.

Niche Academy E-resource tutorials on Ancestry (Library edition), RBDigital, Kanopy, BorrowBox, Transparent Language On-line, as well as Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and more.