Genealogy Database Heritage Quest Discontinued as Countywide Library Service

JCLC donations to retain the Heritage Quest databases fell drastically short of the dollars needed to renew the subscription.

We understand from the JCLC that the libraries in Mountain Brook, Vestavia, Hoover and Homewood have renewed their local licenses and Jefferson County library cardholders will be able to access HQ at these physical locations. Remote access will be limited to cardholders who live in these cities. For cardholders in the city of Birmingham, the Birmingham Public Library will continue to offer Ancestry.com Library Edition on-site as well.

Read the full article posted today on the Birmingham Public Library blog:

http://bplolinenews.blogspot.com/2012/02/genealogy-database-heritage-quest.html

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