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Aug 28, 2016

The news includes:

  • The Federation of Genealogical Societies announces the locations of its conferences through 2020.
  • The Federation of Genealogical Societies announces a partnership with the National Park Service for a new preservation project.
  • The Association of Professional Genealogists has announced its 2017 Professional Management Conference.
  • Findmypast announces release of Irish Outage Reports, and additional Non-Conformist records for England & Wales.
  • Drew discusses the wealth of new records released by FamilySearch.
  • The World War II Research and Writing Center announces a new educational program.

Listener email includes:

  • Debra asks about genealogy software, and she looks for recommendations for locating German records online.
  • Eileen asks Drew why not use the to-do list, research log, and other facilities of a genealogy program rather than other software programs.
  • Mike follows up about file numbering discussed in episode #312.
  • Mary Ann writes to say how much she enjoyed the interview with Cyndi Ingle on the Genealogy Connection podcast.

The Guys review some fantastic books, just in time for the FGS Conference and the Fall-Winter genealogy seminar season:

  • Trace Your German Roots Online by James M. Beidler (Family Tree Books)
  • Map Guide to Luxembourg by Kevan M. Hanson (Family Roots Publishing Co.)
  • German Census Records 1816-1916: The When, Where, and How of a Valuable Genealogical Resource by Roger P. Minert, PH.D., A.G. (Family Roots Publishing Co.)
  • Stories from the World War II Battlefield, Volume III, Writing the Stories of War by Jennifer Holik (Generations)
  • Stories from the World War II Battlefield, World War II Writing Prompts by Jennifer Holik (Generations)
  • Faces of War: Researching Your Adopted Soldier by Jennifer Holik (Generations)

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