More PERSI content added on findmypast

If you attended the inaugural International German Genealogical Partnership Conference last week, you may have heard me promoting PERSI which is found on Findmypast.com. The two lectures in which PERSI (PERiodical Source Index) was featured were: World War I Era U.S. Alien Registrations German Research Gem: Back Issues of Genealogical and Historical Periodicals This week’s […]

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What PERSI periodicals are already digitized on Findmypast?

PERSI (PERiodical Source Index) is a wonderful topical index to articles in thousands of genealogical and historical periodicals. Most are from the U.S. and Canada, but there are some from other countries, too.  PERSI is found on Findmypast.com under the tab “Search” and then the category of “Newspapers & periodicals.” The total number of index […]

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Press Release on PERSI and periodicals digitization

Five days ago I blogged about a newspaper article discussing a project that would revolutionize our access to the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) and the articles that the index covered. Today I received the official press release about the project. I am excited about this. For many years I have promoted PERSI and all those […]

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Genealogy articles indexed in PERSI to be digitized?

I love visiting the Genealogy Center at the main Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana. My first visit there was in the early 1980s and I have been back there many times. One of the joys of researching there is accessing all those current, older and out-of-print genealogy and historical periodicals that are […]

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