Family History

Our family history databases provide access to collections containing billions of family history related records including birth, marriage, and death records; census and voter lists; immigration and travel records; military records; parish records, cemetery records and more.

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Online Research

These databases provide access to newspaper, magazine, and journal articles, as well as reference texts, primary source documents, biographies and more.

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LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com)

This online library provides access to hundreds of personal and professional development courses in the business, software, technology and creative sectors. Courses are video based, taught by industry experts, and are available in seven different languages.

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Language Learning

Resources and apps to help English language learners, Te Reo Maaori learners, and those studying foreign languages.

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NoveList Plus

If you're not sure what to read next, try searching NoveList Plus. You will need to use your library card number and PIN to access this database.

Not all books in NoveList Plus are in the Hamilton City Libraries catalogue. If you find something you want to read that we don't have, consider recommending it for purchase or requesting an interlibrary loan.

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