George announces the upcoming annual conference of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa (www.bifhsgo.ca) and makes a correction about a date for Canadian censuses in a previous podcast, and Drew mentions a handy website for viewing Canadian boundary changes over time (atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/historical/territorialevolution). Continuing along a Canadian theme, Drew interviews Louise St. Denis of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies (www.genealogicalstudies.com), a Canadian-based educational institution providing distance education to genealogists all over the world. George shares some websites for Moravian researchers, including www.enter.net/~smschlack, www.moravianarchives.org, and www.moravianchurcharchives.org. Drew announces the new WorldCat.org site for searching library records. And George interviews Drew about the upcoming FGS conference in Boston (www.fgs.org).
Drew shares his interview with Amy Johnson Crow, where they discuss the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors, as well as Amy's fascinating new website devoted to Deaf Americans, deafbiographies.com. George discusses congregational histories plus the U.S. Soldiers Home in Washington, DC (www.defenselink.mil/specials/heroes/history1.html and www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/231.html). Meanwhile, Drew enjoys a magazine from his hometown in upstate South Carolina. George and Drew announce upcoming conferences in Provo, Utah; Lansing, Michigan; Morrow, Georgia; and Tampa, Florida. Drew reads from podcast listener mail with tips about software for saving and organizing webpages (www.netsnippets.com) and keeping a folder to organize pending requests for information. And Drew points out the idea of using Google Earth to view cemeteries from satellite photos.
Drew interviews Tom Kemp of NewsBank (www.newsbank.com) about their new product America's GenealogyBank, offering genealogists information from American newspapers dating back as far as 1690. Drew also explains the difference between Legacy's Research Guidance feature and GenSmarts software, while George talks about how to print wallcharts from RootsMagic (www.rootsmagic.com/wallcharts.htm). Drew shares a listener tip about creating PDF files inexpensively using PrimoPDF (www.primopdf.com) and George talks about a preview site for Irish historical maps (www.irishhistoricmaps.ie).
Drew shares the announcement from the National Archives (UK) regarding what the plans are for the Family Records Centre in Islington. George reminds listeners of the upcoming Italian genealogy conference (www.rootsintheboot.org). A number of listeners respond to a previous podcast about a tool for keeping track of census forms (www.censustools.com). Drew interviews Lou Szucs and Sandra Luebking about the new edition of The Source. Drew and George share tips on filing oversized documents (George recommends some
filing supplies from Gaylord at www.gaylord.com and Light Impressions
at www.lightimpressionsdirect.com), citing Social Security
applications, and maintaining research logs.