- On Ancestral Breezes, Jen Baldwin shows you how she uses Excel for genealogy.
- Here are some handy dandy extensions for Google Maps from Lifehacker.
- Here's a new genealogy iPad app -- Branches. I haven't tried it yet, but it allows you to look at and experience your family tree in a whole new way to aid in researching. [Disclosure: the developer has given me the app free to try.]
- In honor of its 1-year birthday, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has added 6 new partners.
- The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) has sent out its Call for Papers for their 2015 FGS Conference which will be held concurrently at Rootstech, February 11-14, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Need to do some archive research in Texas? At night? Here's your chance. The Texas State Library and Archives (TSLAC) has extended their registration deadline to April 23, 2014 for their Genealogy After Dark Event.
- Have roots in Louisiana? [Yes!] Ancestry.com's new Louisiana Research Guide hopes to help you reveal Who Dat? in your family. But what theirs doesn't tell you about finding Who Dat? in your family, FamilySearch.org's Wiki for Louisiana may be able to help you out.
- Findmypast explains why they changed their search platform and how to use it in this 6 minute video.
- Have Irish roots? On their Facebook Page, Findmypast Ireland reveals they've added 20,000 articles of the Daily Evening Mail to their Irish Newspaper Collection. If you're not on Facebook, here is the link they gave to the collection itself.
- Speaking of links to new records at findmypast, their newly added Shropshire records were discovered by an astute person I follow on Twitter who then brought it to my attention yesterday:
- On Genealogy Canada, Elizabeth reveals Ancestry Canada has released more census records for Lower Canada.
- The Families in British India Society (FIBIS) has added more members' interests as well as more departure arrival notices from the Times of India.
- Ancestry.com has added 2 databases from FamilySearch for Guatemala and Nicaragua.
- Yesterday, FamilySearch.org added record indexes and record images for Italy and the US states of Arizona and Washington. They also added more images for their US WWII Draft Registration Cards database.
- And the USGenWeb Archives volunteer contributors uploaded various types of records for various counties in the following US states: Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
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