Reference & Research

The Library provides a large number of databases on many subjects, FREE with your library card! Whether you are doing research, repairing a car, looking up a law or finding a good book, these databases have a wealth of information for you. You can access many of them from home or work!

For the complete list of databases, click here:  Databases A to Z

To jump directly to a subject, click on any link below:

 Genealogy Help

Looking to start doing genealogical research? This brochure will help you get started with FREE online resources. Most are available from home. (Library edition) is available when you are working from within an Allegheny County public library.

LINK HERE for the brochure.