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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
I love it when a author updates a genealogy “how to” book. That author knows that we can’t sit still and ignore all the changes going on in the world of family history research. Yet, some of the guides that have been around for a while are still vital. [See a selected list later in […]
This past weekend I promised the audience at the South Dakota state archives that I would post a list of some basic genealogy guidebooks that are important to beginning and even more advanced researchers. If you are only checking online resources and yet wondering what else there might be, these guides will fill you with […]
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Another idea for the family historian’s Christmas wish list is books. Yes, we can go to the major online websites or bookstores, but we also need to support our wonderful genealogy booksellers and publishers. I have listed a few below and I have purchased things from all of them. Let your gift-buying relatives know about […]
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 […]