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Follow Friday – September 30, 2011

Are you looking for some great resources to aid your genealogy research or learn some new things? Take a peek at Tony’s Genealogy Blog at the Schaumburg Township District Library. If you scroll most of the way down the page, on your right you will see a section called Program Handouts. Look through those. You […]

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Follow Friday – MyHeritage Blog

At the FGS 2011 conference at the beginning of the month I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel Horowitz from MyHeritage.com while taking the behind the scenes tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Daniel blogged about the tour here. I thought the tour was amazing. What interesting jobs all the archivists and librarians have. […]

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Follow Friday – Stump Craig

I met Craig Scott at FGS 2011 last week. Did you know he has a blog called Stump Craig? You should check it out. Contact him with your questions and brick walls. He will provide an answer on his blog. Tweet

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Genealogical & Historical Societies Need To Provide Benefits For Distance Members

At FGS 2011 last week I had a conversation with a President of a Genealogical Society in SW Missouri about research, the society’s benefits, etc. I had tried to meet this person in May when I spent the month down in SW Missouri but we were unable to meet up. He suggested I join the […]

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MyHeritage.com Program Part I

I received a complimentary one-year subscription to MyHeritage.com at FGS 2011. Today I uploaded my GEDCOM file and began playing with it. There are two ways to begin. Enter your tree from scratch or upload a GEDCOM file. After either of these processes it is important to go into Manage Trees and set the privacy […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – The National Archives and Social Media

Did you know the National Archives and Records Administration is very active on social media outlets? You can find them on Twitter, FaceBook, FourSquare, Blogs, and YouTube. I had no idea they were that active online! David Ferriero told FGS attendees in his talk last week that NARA has roughly 11 blogs, 29 FaceBook pages, […]

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