*$ and Free: [http://books.google.com Google books] type in the surname and another key word such as the locality, i.e. town, or county or state/province.
*[http://www.archive.org/ Internet Archive] The Internet Archive has a huge collection of digitized genealogical materials, many of which are transcriptions from primary source records and others are compiled genealogies.
*The [[Introduction to the FamilySearch Catalog|FamilySearch Catalog]] Do a "Keyword" search. This searches one of the world’s largest genealogical library holdings for published
works cataloged by surname.
*[http://www.genealogy.com/forum/ GenForum] has 170 million names; quarter of million a week
*[http://www.genealogybank.com GenealogyBank] has the USA's largest newspaper (obit) collection of which 227 million obits have been indexed. Over 7000 newspapers available online & billions of other record entries