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Ancestry Library Edition: Content Categories

Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world.

Database Content Categories

Content for Ancestry Library Edition is sourced from libraries, archives, and special collections all over the world.  Many collections include images or transcriptions in addition to the indexed information for each record. 

Data currently available in Ancestry Library Edition is from or regarding the following locations:

  • Africa (Whole continent, plus collections specific to Ghana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe)
  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Asia (Whole continent, plus collections specific to India, Isreal, Philippines, Russia, Sri Lanka, 
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Australia
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Samoa
  • Slovakia
  • South America (Whole continent, plus collections specific to Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Panama (incl. Canal Zone), Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela)
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Yugoslavia