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Genealogy Resources: Help

A brief guide on how to get started and resources available to the local researcher.

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Chat with the librarian at the Reference Desk:

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Feel free to ask for help at the reference desk (main floor library,) on the phone (395-5667,) through the chat box on this page, or email (

Do bear in mind that genealogy is a specialty all its own, and the librarians here do not generally have it as their primary focus. Pam O'Sullivan, profiled on this page, and Charlie Cowling (, college archives & local history,) are good contacts, and you are welcome to email them.

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Pam O'Sullivan
Drake 113

Office phone: 585-395-5688
Subjects: History, literature, copyright