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Mar 28, 2006

George returns from his trip to Muskogee, Oklahoma (which is why the podcast is a day late). Drew talks about using PERSI, an index to genealogy periodicals produced by the Allen County (Indiana) Public Library and available via HeritageQuest Online, and George shares his successes in searching for and obtaining...


Mar 20, 2006

Drew completes his discussion of locating family history books by suggesting the use of metasearch sites Addall (www.addall.com) and Bookfinder (www.bookfinder.com) for finding new and used books to purchase. George points out the value of using eBay to locate genealogy-related material. Finally, George gives advice on...


Mar 13, 2006

George returns from his all-day seminar in Tallahassee to talk about upcoming conferences: the National Genealogical Society (www.ngsgenealogy.org), the International Assocation of Jewish Genealogical Societies (www.jgsny2006.org), and the Federation of Genealogical Societies (www.fgs.org). Drew gets feedback from...


Mar 6, 2006

Drew and George discover a new resource for biographical information about U.S. federal lawmakers (www.gpoaccess.gov/serialset/cdocuments/hd108-222/). Then Drew continues a discussion of using sources written by others, this week focusing on manuscript collections. The free trial of ArchiveGrid (www.archivegrid.org) is...