Each day, America’s Obituaries
& Death Notices consolidates records from hundreds of newspapers nationwide
into a single, fully searchable database. This comprehensive resource
features more than 34 million listings—approximately 90%
of all recent obituaries and death notices published in the United States. An extensive, daily editorial review of every section of
each newspaper ensures that obituaries and death notices are added to
this database—including paid and unpaid death notices in the classifieds
Faster, more accurate search results
Each record in America’s Obituaries & Death Notices is individually
indexed, providing bibliographic citation information: the newspapers’
name, date, city, state, edition and page number. Also, an intuitive,
map-based interface enables students, faculty and staff to search specific
cities, states, regions or the entire country. Both the indexing and the
map-based interface ensure faster, more accurate search results and are
offered only by NewsBank.
Three easy-to-use search fields—name, publication date and keyword—enable
researchers to pinpoint specific information, and helpful
search hints guide users with tips and techniques on how to execute searches.
Users of America’s Obituaries & Death Notices also have the
ability to truncate names to identify spelling variations, and the powerful
search engine supports Boolean, proximity and wildcard searches. New content
is added daily.
A valuable tool for various types of research
Obituaries and death
notices are some of the most useful and requested types of information.
America’s Obituaries & Death Notices provides a wealth of valuable
information on the deceased’s occupation, avocation, education,
military service, church/religious affiliation and more, as well as the deceased’s
family members and colleagues nationwide.