Research & Discover: Public Portal

If you are a member, log in now to enjoy direct access to all of our online resources.

Not a member?  Explore our exclusive online resources for members by clicking a drop-down menu on the right under Research Tools and the eLibrary or join now.  NYG&B Members also receive print subscriptions to our two quarterly publications, the New York Researcher and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, discounts on tickets to our programs, and access to our Minisearch Service.




Research Tools

Go to Research Tools to discover numerous instructional articles by experts in the field and original guides to assist you in your family history research.  Click on the drop-down menus below to explore these resources.  The "Getting Started" tab below has useful guides that are available to both members and nonmembers.


Go to the eLibrary to explore the NYG&B’s growing collection of digitized records and publications, including the full run of The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record.  Click a drop down menu to explore the collections.

All About the eLibrary

All About the eLibrary

Go to the eLibrary-Members Only-

Advanced Search in the eLibrary-Members Only-

Overview of the eLibrary Collections

User's Guide to the eLibrary-Members Only-

eLibrary Collections

Search The Record

Online Databases

Online Databases

The Book of the Every-Other Month Club by Kinship Books

US and Canadian Collections at FIndmypast