Information Exchange, (VINE), is a collaborative state wide database that is
composed of Indiana local history and vital records from Indiana libraries,
historical societies, genealogy societies, and related organizations. The
database is designed to allow participants and users to obtain access to Indiana
local history and vital records through an Internet searchable database.
Since the VINE is Web-based, no additional software needs to be downloaded or
The database is searchable by county, event, or
through a general surname search of all records. These records are available to
the public at no charge and include a host of
records such as: birth, marriage, death, divorce, obituaries, court records,
newspapers, scrapbooks, yearbooks, church records, military records, and many
other record types.