Important Update HeritageQuest

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Coming March 4, 2015!
HeritageQuest® Online, powered by Ancestry

Important changes to HeritageQuest Online are coming in March.

What does this mean for you?

This HeritageQuest Online transition to a new Ancestry interface will happen automatically—no changes will need to be made by you or your library on the transition date. The new version will result in a number of improvements that will make it easier to use, add new content, and help streamline the research process for genealogists.

For more details about the upcoming conversion, visit http://go.proquest.com/HQO_Update/.

Summary of key changes

  • Access: The conversion to the new version will be automatic.  No changes will need to be made by libraries.
  • Authentication: All existing authentication methods will remain in place and intact, including static IP address, referring URL, barcode, and embedded username and password.
  • Browser Requirements: HeritageQuest Online will be optimized to perform best on current versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or newer (we recommend IE 11+).
  • Content Enhancements: Including complete U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 with images and every-name indexes for all decades, and much more.
  • Enhanced functionality: All-new image viewer with grayscale or color images.

Visit http://go.proquest.com/HQO_Update/ for the latest updates.

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