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Susan B. Anthony, suffragist, portraitPeople often find using the library a little mysterious. Libraries have their own language, but once you master that language, worlds of knowledge open to you. To help you find your way, library staff have created pathfinders and guides that provide the tools needed to research a particular topic.

New!-> Robert N. Abbott: Korean War POW and Casualty of Rochester's Race Riot -- a look at the life and legacy of Rochester native Robert Noe Abbott.

Research Guides

Library staff have also created a number of research guides to help you conduct in-depth research on the following local topics:

  Monroe County WebsiteCity of Rochester Website