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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...

Aug 22, 2016

Michael Lacopo is an expert in German-American research, and in this episode, discusses how he became a speaker and researcher, why reading journals for examples is so important, why research plans are vital, and why he chose to blog about his recent experiences in using DNA to discover his mother’s birthparents. 

Aug 16, 2016

The news includes:

  • MyHeritage announces a number of new things:
    • PedigreeMap plots births, marriages, deaths, photos, and other data from your family tree to an interactive map.
    • The “Chronicling America” newspaper collection from the Library of Congress has been added to the collections.
    • Denmark Census Records have...

Aug 8, 2016

Cyndi Ingle, probably best known for creating the amazing Cyndi’s List directory of genealogy websites, talks about technology and methodology.  She discusses what it’s like to move from one genealogy database program to another, her experiences in both speaking at and attending genealogical institutes, and what she...

Aug 4, 2016

Drew gives George the week off, and begins with the following news:

  • Evidentia Software has a special deal for purchases made between August 31 and September 14, 2016, such that 10% of all sales in the Evidentia store will go toward the War of 1812 Pension Digitization Project.
  • FamilySearch's recent indexing event...