- Your action is needed quick to save the SSDI, and the Legal Genealogist has everything you need to know to ACT NOW.
- And look what happens when we don't act or when we get complacent or when we don't get involved to save access to records or to save records themselves period. This is awful and completely unacceptable. What was everyone thinking? And the North Carolina State Archives? Why did they DO THIS? [If there was a worry about funds to preserve these records in some format, like DIGITAL, certainly a Kickstarter project could have been started or, or, or SOMETHING.]
- MyHeritage added millions of Nordic records to their database.
- Are you remembering to check Billiongraves when you check Findagrave? Have you ever used Tributes.com to find obits? Well, Billiongraves announced a new partnership yesterday with Tributes.com, a local and national obituary service.
- Google Sheets, Google Drive's free spreadsheet application, has been recently updated to make it more powerful, faster, and able to be used offline.
- Another new resource has cropped up across the Pond courtesy of Chris on The British GENES Blog: the free Ayr Advertiser - BMD Index, 1803-1835.
- According to Claire on Irish Genealogy News, 39 Valuation Revision Books as well as corrections have been added to PRONI [Public Records Office of Northern Ireland.
- Yesterday, Ancestry.com added 2 new databases for England and updated their 1911 Census of Canada database.
- Interested in becoming a Certified Genealogist? Or maybe just interested in bringing your personal research to that level? The BCG Standards Manual has been updated and revised, and Elizabeth Shown Mills shared on Facebook yesterday the link to pre-order the new manual at a reduced price.
- And USGenWeb volunteer contributors uploaded 210 files that are FREE to access for various counties in the following US states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington.
Other things that might interest you. Maybe. Maybe not. But maybe.
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