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Beginning Genealogy Resources : Home

This is a guide to print and online resources useful to the study of family history and genealogy. Many of these materials are available through the Government and Heritage Library.


Welcome to the Beginning Genealogy Resource Guide. The purpose of this guide is to assist those enrolled in the RootsMOOC online course. Each tab corresponds to a particular module in the course. This also serves as a good starting point for genealogy and family research resources for anyone wanting to get started.

Contact information

Government & Heritage Library

Government and History Research
(919) 807-7450
Genealogical Research
(919) 807-7460

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Physical address:
109 E. Jones St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Mailing address:
4641 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4641