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Ancestry Library Edition: Discoveries Page

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.

Discoveries Page Video

Watch this 5-Minute Find video from to see this new feature in action!

Save Records to Your Discoveries Page

The newest addition to Ancestry Library Edition, the Discoveries Page is the fastest way to save records of interest for viewing and printing later.

1.      On the Results page, click the title of a record you are interested in to view the Record Information Page.

2.      Select the “Send document” button on the left-hand side of the Record Information Page.

3.      Enter and confirm your email address.

4.      An email will be sent to the address you entered and that record will be added to your personal Discoveries Page. A maximum of 300 items can be stored in your Discoveries Page. Click the “View your discoveries” link to see your saved records.

NOTE: Regardless of how many items you save each day, only one email will be sent per 12 to 24 hour period. Keep at least one of these emails so that you have access to the URL that will direct you to your Discoveries Page.