SMSC Resources

SMSC Resources

ArchivesSpace

ArchivesSpace is a database that contains descriptive information about the contents of our archival collections. The database is completely text searchable, and you can also search by name, subject, or other identifiers.

ArchivesSpace contains records of all of our oral history collections. We are currently in the process of uploading descriptions of all of our archival collections to the database and will update the site as this process continues.

Archival Finding Aids

Please browse our finding aids for descriptions of the Archival & Manuscript Collections, Genealogical Research Collections, Oral History Collections, and Photographic Collections. Archival materials are non-circulating and must be viewed onsite.

Online Collections Catalog

SMSC's Online Collections Catalog contains thousands of searchable records relating to the materials housed in the SMSC Documents Room. Many of these records include small preview digital images of collection materials. Use the catalog to search for materials by keyword.

Web Resources

College of Southern Maryland Library Catalog

Search the Library Catalog to find information on reference books and printed materials in the Maryland Collection, located in the reference section of the main library. Call numbers with an "Md" in the prefix indicate that the item is part of the Maryland Collection. Maryland Collection materials are non-circulating and must be viewed onsite.

Ancestry Library Edition

With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more.  External databases are available to everyone on campus and to registered students, faculty and staff off campus through my.CSMD.

HeritageQuest Online Database

A unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture. External databases are available to everyone on campus and to registered students, faculty and staff off campus through my.CSMD.

Resource Guide by Topic

 

Affiliated, Regional, and Local Resources

Local Resources by County

Anne Arundel County

Calvert County

Charles County

Prince George's County

St. Mary's County

 

Other Regional & State Resources

Southern Maryland

Maryland

General Resources

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