Important Update HeritageQuest


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

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.

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