GRIP syllabus prep: genealogy hints for myself

I spent many hours the last couple of weeks working on my syllabus material for the July week of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. I coordinate and teach in the course Digging Deeper: Records, Tools, and Skills. I’ve made a few changes in this course over the years but it still remains mostly at […]

Digitized law books and genealogical education: Join us this summer!

Have you seen the FB posts about Debbie Mieszala’s ongoing blog series about online access to historic laws? She is being lauded for her work of drawing together the many places that we can check for free to learn what was in effect at the time our ancestors lived in that area. Those laws do […]

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) Registration Opens Soon!

Yes, it’s January and many of us are seeing snow and cold temperatures. Let’s plan for summer. Join your fellow genealogy enthusiasts for two weeks of quality and extensive education this summer. The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh is fun, too.  There is a course that will fit your level of interest and experience. I […]

Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, week 2 registration very soon

It’s time to think about summer. It can’t come fast enough for me. Summer means the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. It’s a week of courses to help advance your family history knowledge, methodology, and circle of genealogy colleagues. I am coordinating the intermediate course again. It is offered during the second week of GRIP, […]