Research Databases at the Library

​The following major genealogical subscription sites are available online at the library at no cost:

*Ancestry Library Edition
*AmericanAncestors (NEHGS mega-database, member access available via the library through our CVGS paid subscription)

*During our current Covid closures, these two databases listed above (Ancestry & AmericanAncestors) join the databases below as being currently available online from home with a current Thousand Oaks Library Card.

Please note that both Ancestry and AmericanAncestors are usually only available for in-library access. With library onsite-access unavailable during COVID-19 closures, the Thousand Oaks Library working with CVGS has provided temporary online access to AmericanAncestors and Ancestry.

How to access from home:

  • Go to the library website:
  • Click on virtual library
  • Click on eResources A to Z
  • Click on Ancestry Library Edition 
  • Enter library card number and PIN
  • Click “start searching” green button
  • You can send items found to your email address

Enjoy researching online with all our databases currently online via the Virtual Thousand Oaks Library.

Heritage Quest Online
Los Angeles Times 1881-.
New York Times 1851-
​Gale Primary Sources: Archives Unbound (Digitized varied primary source, includes “
America’s News (Full-text, 1400 news sources — local, state, national — plus “Access World News” sources 176 countries)
Local News Index (index includes obituaries)