Repost: Some great basic genealogy guidebooks

As promised during the questions on tonight’s BCG webinar, here is the repost about a few guidebooks.   Genealogy guidebooks are an important part of our genealogical education.The list below is a sampling of basic genealogy guidebooks that are important to beginning and also for more advanced researchers.  If you are only checking online resources and […]

Special Education History: From a Ph.D. who is a genealogist!

Today there are many people worried about the future of special education for our children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins who have special needs. I know several people who have been involved in Special Education and not surprisingly, most are also genealogists. I am delighted to announce that a former student of mine, Norena A. […]

More access to digitized books! FamilySearch & Digital Public Library of America.

In several of the presentations I have done in the last few months, I have discussed either the digitized books at FamilySearch.org or Digital Public Library of America. If not discusses, they have been in my handouts. Now, those two efforts are collaborating. As the FamilySearch blog states, “In concert with the American Library Association […]

Small Business Saturday includes family history businesses

Some thoughts for today that is widely billed as Small Business Saturday, a day to support local, small, and in some cases, struggling businesses trying to stay afloat. Have you hired a professional genealogist to consult on your family history or to do research for you? Have you hired that person to edit the family […]

Valentine’s Sale — Maia’s Books

I receive this press release today and though readers might like to know about this sale. Valentine’s Sale! 20% off! Everything on-line & in retail store thru 23 February at Maia’s Books. – Sale prices are limited to items in stock – and everything on-line is in stock though some in very limited quantities.– Items […]