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GenealogyBank – FREE eBooks on Select Research Topics
GenealogyBank – FREE eBooks on Select Research Topics I love newspapers!  They bring so much color to the research I do as well as sometimes provide me with “evidence” that might not be found elsewhere. I associate GenealogyBank with newspapers.  That is a ...
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It’s Never Too Early to Consider Writing About Your Research and Submitting it to a Contest
It’s Never Too Early to Consider Writing About Your Research and Submitting it to a Contest Sharing our research with others, whether families or the broader community is very important. Why put in all that hard research effort to let what you’ve done gathe...
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Speaking of the Internet Archive – Claims Libraries Can Sometimes Legally Scan and Make Available Materials Published 1923-1941
Speaking of the Internet Archive – Claims Libraries Can Sometimes Legally Scan and Make Available Materials Published 1923-1941 Yesterday the topic was a collaboration between OCLC and the Internet Archive and today it’s news from the latter about a provisi...
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OCLC and Internet Archive Collaborating
OCLC and Internet Archive Collaborating There is some great news from OCLC and Internet Archive.  Before the news, just a reminder that these are two wonderful resources as they stand.  The news will just strengthen both.  Some quick context -- I equate OCL...
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Reclaim the Records -- New Jersey Marriage Index, 1901-2016, Now Available for FREE!
Reclaim the Records -- New Jersey Marriage Index, 1901-2016, Now Available for FREE! From our friends at Reclaim the Records … Introducing the NEW JERSEY MARRIAGE INDEX, 1901-2016 ! These records are now totally digital, and totally free -- forever! Now you...
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FamilySearch 2017 Worldwide Indexing Event (20-22 October 2017)
FamilySearch 2017 Worldwide Indexing Event (20-22 October 2017) As they have
for the past few years, FamilySearch will be hosting a worldwide
indexing event … Here are some
details.  When: October 20–22, 2017. What: As in years past, the purpose of the even...
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Genealogy Summer Camps for Youth Which Keep on Giving
Genealogy Summer Camps for Youth Which Keep on Giving This past summer, Penn State offered 3 summer camps revolving around genealogy with 2 of them having a focus on genetics. Genetics &
Genealogy Detectives (June 19-30):  This
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FREE NARA 2017 Virtual Genealogy Fair (save the date -- 25 October 2017) #genfair2017
FREE NARA 2017 Virtual Genealogy Fair (save the date -- 25 October 2017) #genfair2017 From our friends at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)!  An always great opportunity to learn about federal records and just how valuable they can be ...
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Library of Congress Launches labs.loc.gov
Library of Congress Launches labs.loc.gov From our friends at the Library of Congress!  A new play space where digital collections will be further explored and that normally means greater access for researchers! New Online Space Designed to Empower Explorat...
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