George begins with two pieces of news: he will be appearing at the
Mississippi Genealogical Society's Conference on January 19th. For
more information, call 601.924.9346. He also announced that he is
discontinuing his long-running "Along Those Lines
column, which began on AOL, then appeared for years at
, and has been a
blog for the past two years. The blog at http://ahaseminars.livejournal.com/
will remain online through April 2008.
Listener e-mail provided some great information this week: Jerry
highly recommends the Fujitsu Scansnap S510 scanner for its
lightening speed, accuracy, and automatic feed. (Click
here for a link to the Fujitsu product information
.); The Guys
accept friend links at
, and George has just
been designated a LibraryThing Author; Megan tells about her
research into an heirloom "True Lover's Knot"; Rollin asks about
how to record a confusing death date, and
shares information about a
free Windows screen capture program he likes -- FastStone Capture
5.9 at http://www.faststone.org
Hrazanek reports that there are now over 20 million interments
recorded at the site; and Patty asks about the indexing by
Ancestry.com of the Drouin Collection and George refers her to
Suzanne Adams at Ancestry for a status.
George discusses the progress of Web-based resources over the last
15 years, including databases, blogs, wikis, podcasts, and video.
He especially likes RootsTelevision at http://www.rootstelevision.com
which features lectures, conferences, different ethnic research
resources, military research hints, DNA research discussions,
genealogy for kids, reunions, and much more. The Guys will have
more to say about RootsTelevision in 2008!
The Guys spent the last segment of the show recapping genealogical
news, additions, developments, people losses, conferences and
cruises, books, and more in 2007.