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Sandy on December 1st, 2011

From the Society of Genealogists (UK): “The IGRS has issued the following press release and I have to say the the Society of Genealogists most definitely shares their worries: The Irish Genealogical Research Society (ITGRS) is concerned that a so-called merger of the National Archives “into” the National Library could diminish these vital heritage services. […]

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An article that appeared in the Lansing Michigan online publication City Pulse described the Library of Michigan’s successful auction of books that were no longer needed. This serves as a reminder that most libraries sell old books at certain times during the year. What the library doesn’t consider essential could be a valuable resource for […]

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Sandy on September 29th, 2011

The following information was posted by the National Archives and Record Administration of the United States: “The National Archives just joined iTunes U, a dedicated area within the iTunes Store giving users public access to thousands of free lectures, videos, books and podcasts from learning institutions all over the world.  If you already have iTunes on your […]

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Since 1976, Black History Month has been celebrated annually in the United States of America during the month of February and the United Kingdom in the month of October. In the U.S.  Black History Month is also called African-American History Month. In honor of Black History Month, Ancestry.com has launched more than 250,000 new records […]

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