- On The National Archives (UK) blog, Neil brings up a very important point [actually, several] about cloud storage and long term archiving. What do you think?
- On the New Mexico Genealogical Society blog, Robert reminds readers who are in Farmington, New Mexico, and who have a library card just what kind of research benefits the Farmington Public Library offers to cardholders. And? It's a good reminder for everyone. What kinds of research benefits does your local library offer you?
- The February issue of the Federation of Genealogical Societies' The Voice Newsletter was published yesterday. Not already signed up for this free informative FGS e-publication? You can sign up now. [Disclaimer: I am newly appointed to the FGS Board of Directors, serve as the Chair of the Outreach Committee, and I'm a member of the Marketing Committee. Thusly, I'm biased. Please make your own decision on this. =) ]
- Have research interests in Kentucky? On the Archives.com blog, Amy Johnson Crow outlines some of the vital records that Archives.com, a subscription-based site, has for Kentucky researchers.
- On Fishwrap, Laura introduces the latest non-US newspaper databases to be added to Newspapers.com -- Irish Newspapers! They've also been adding other US-based newspapers as well.
- Have research interests in Texas? You might want to check out this membership drive contest the Texas State Genealogical Society has going on. It ends March 2nd but the prize is fabulous! [Disclaimer: I'm on the board as Director for Communications at TSGS. Thusly, I am biased. So make your own decision on this. =) ]
- Ancestry.com teases readers and Ancestry.com users with more control over searches of their online subscription-based collection.
- Yesterday, USGenWeb volunteer contributors uploaded 175 files of various records and images from various counties in the following US states: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, and Virginia. Remember: this is a free site!
- And lastly, Family Tree Magazine named 40 genealogists as Social Media Mavericks to follow in 2014. I'm pleased to announce that I and my genealogy-related Pinterest Boards made the list. Thank you to Family Tree Magazine and the author of the article Lisa Louis Cooke. And? Thank YOU for reading and pinning. Without you, I would just be writing words and pinning pictures for myself. Where's the fun in that? Congrats to all those who were included on the list.
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