The AncestryLibrary url for K-12 schools is:
There are no changes for academic libraries, continue to use
https://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com in local auth system.
Sorry for not pointing that out.
Library Support Specialist
Maine InfoNet, University of Maine
On Thu, Jan 19, 2023 at 4:02 PM Tim Pellett <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> Several items to mention about AncestryLibrary
> 1. Last week Proquest migrated the AncestryLibrary authentication server
> from Ancestry.com to the Proquest platform. It happened unannounced and
> discovered soon after that several libraries lost access. After reviewing
> the technical details of the migration, and spot checking 50 accounts (of
> 300), everything appears ok. The issue being that if the library did not
> have a pre-existing Proquest account (most do not), manual intervention is
> needed to reactivate access on the new platform.
> In short, could you test your library's access to AncestryLibrary at https://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com/
> If you get a login page and/or do not see your library's name displayed in
> the upper right corner of the interface, please send an email to
> [log in to unmask] along with the library name and current IP(s).
> Please do not reply to this listserv email.
> 2. Just a reminder that remote access to AncestryLibrary ended Dec 31,
> 2021. If you are still using the link
> please change it to https://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com . Access is
> restricted to in-house only and connected to the library's network.
> 3. If you are interested in promoting AncestryLibrary, check out
> Proquest's Genelogy Marketing Toolkit at
> Their LibGuide has lots of great info that is publically available.
> Tim Pellett
> Library Support Specialist
> Maine InfoNet, University of Maine