- Here's a sampling of what's available in the Chronicling America: American Historic Newspapers digital collection with some search strategies. Are you using this great resource to learn more about your ancestors?
- Yesterday, everyone was a student. Today, teachers. From the Education Technology and Mobile Learning blog: 10 Great Search Engines for Teachers. Also, very handy for those trying to figure out their family history mysteries, no?
- The Ontario Genealogical Society has a call out for presentations.
- Not just for genealogical societies but all researchers as well, the latest FORUM eMagazine issue from the Federation of Genealogical Societies is now available. [Disclosure: I am on the FGS Board of Directors.]
- A new trailer of the upcoming series of TLC's Who Do You Think You Are?, which premieres July 23rd, was revealed on Rachel McAdam's Fan Website. Also? Screencaptures from her WDYTYA? episode were shared.
- Complainers leave paper trails. With her usual flair, the Legal Genealogist shows how to weave in legal documents and the law to give a glimpse of a family story. Are you remembering to do that too? Do you have any "complainers" in the family? Do you have a "commish" in the family? If so, they left big paper trails touching upon many families' stories.
- Speaking of legalities, on the GenealogyBank blog, Gena Philibert-Ortega shows how to research legal, probate, court records in historical newspapers. [Researching my Big Paw Paw gave me a lot of firsthand experience in doing this. A lot. Now that I think about it, he complained too. But a lot of the times he was on the other side of a complaint. A lot.]
- Have roots in New Hampshire? You're in luck. Ancestry.com released a research guide for New Hampshire. Don't forget FamilySearch's wiki for New Hampshire research and USGenWeb Project's New Hampshire site.
- Have roots in Wyoming? GenealogyBank gives you some search strategies for finding information in their Wyoming historical newspaper titles along with a list of their Wyoming newspaper titles. Don't forget to check other historical newspaper sites for your Wyoming ancestors.
- USGenWeb Archives volunteer contributors uploaded various types of records yesterday of various counties in the following US states: Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, and Virginia.
Other things that might interest you. Maybe. Maybe not. But maybe?
- Did you miss the 11 genealogy things you needed to know yesterday?
- ThingLink for sharing your family history stories? Why not?
- Serious about digitally organizing your research with OneNote? Then try these OneNote videos. [Warning: There are 3 videos. And freebie downloads. If you're not into digital organizing, free stuff, watching free videos, or improving your research, then I wouldn't watch these if I were you.]
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