Saturday, February 11, 2017

Saturday Serendipity (February 11, 2017)

Here are a few recommended reads for this weekend.

1.  In the second installment in her series, "How They Do It," Janine Adams of Organize Your Family History blog interviews Denise May Levenick of The Family Curator blog. You can read the interview here.     

2.  Two items reported this week by UpFront With NGS blog deal with research tools that might be of  interest to many readers. First, is a website/workbook intended to assist you with your Irish ancestry investigations.  Read more and get links here.  Second, is the announcement that will be offering eBook editions of some 800 of its most popular titles at a 30% discount (or more) from their print editions.  Find out more about this development here

3.  Heather Rojo of Nutfield Genealogy blog posted an important piece this week about potential budget cuts and the effect they could have on genealogy.  Read Heather's post here.     

4.  Amy Johnson Crow recently posted on her blog about a resource for finding newspapers for the hometowns of your ancestors or relatives.  Read more here and get links where you can find a directory of over 154,000 newspaper titles!                

5.  Diane Boumenot of One Rhode Island Family blog offers a post this week highlighting four tips for getting more out of  research on Family Search.  Read more about her tips here.      
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Copyright 2017, John D. Tew
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