Friday, December 28, 2018

Genealogy Resolutions for 2019

What are your research goals for 2019? Here's a bit of inspiration to get you thinking about you may want to accomplish in the new year:

  • Interview your relatives
  • Share your research online
  • Add some social history to your genealogy
  • Double-check that you have cited all of your sources
  • Organize everything
  • Start writing your family's story
  • Join a genealogy society

Happy searching in 2019!

Thursday, December 20, 2018

New 2018 Genealogy Books

Check out some of the books we added this year to our circulating genealogy collection:

The Adoptee's Guide to DNA Testing
Includes recommendations on DNA tests and tools and how to analyze and use your results. The author also provides tips on how to reach out to potential relatives and discusses some excellent case studies.

Family Tree Factbook
A handy, well-designed guide that covers all of the basics of genealogy research.

Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide
An in-depth look at how to find and use newspapers in your genealogy research. Includes helpful case studies and international resources too.

The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide
Learn about the different types of Scottish records and how to access them. This book covers Scottish-specific research strategies and tips for breaking down your "brick walls."

Unofficial Guide to
Everything you need to know about!

Thursday, December 6, 2018

DIY Genealogy Gifts

Want to incorporate family history into your holiday gifts this year? Check out a few of these DIY ideas:

Search Pinterest for more great craft ideas!