Adjacent to the Docent's Desk is our Research Center. Four computers and two printers are available with over 300 CD-ROMS to aid in your research. Wireless internet access is provided by the Mission Viejo Library and is available on those computers. SOCCGS has subscribed to Heritage Quest which allows researchers to acccess census records from 1790 to 1940 and also allows access to their online library of over 25,000 family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Applications, and PERSI. We have also subscribed to World Vital Records, New England Historical Genealogical Society, Vital Search, British Newspaper Archive, Newspaper Archive, Genealogy Bank and Fold3. Mission Viejo Library has subscribed to Ancestry Library Edition and it is available on the SOCCGS computers as well as all library computers. This is one of the largest collections of family history data online and includes fully indexed US census records from 1790 to 1940. It also includes census records from the UK from 1841 to 1911 and Canada from 1851 to 1911.
A complete list of our CDs is on the table next to the computers.