Online Resources

Learn a language the fun, interactive way – all on your own schedule, at your own pace, and wherever you want. 

This genealogical database allows researchers to search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman's Bank Records (1865-1874), maps, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides.

Funded with thanks by Ulster County Executive and the Ulster County Legislature.

Provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3. Fold3 is invaluable for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts, veterans and their families, teachers and battle reenactors.

Funded with thanks by Ulster County Executive and the Ulster County Legislature.

Offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites.

Access to online reference resources 24/7 for patrons of Ulster county libraries made possible with funds from the Ulster County Legislature.

Pros and cons of controversial issues.  Understand the issues, understand each other.

GovTrack is here to help you track legislation being debated in the United States Congress. This site gives you the tools to keep track of your elected officials in Washington.

A wonderful resource to help discern fact from fiction online including background information, several fact-checking sites, and even browser plug-ins that will notify you immediately if an article is fake. 

The ability to tell accurate news from fake news is an important skill that you'll use for the rest of your life.  This LibGuide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online, plus a chance to exercise your newfound skills.