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FamilyTree.org has published a series of articles from several contributors with technical tips for genealogists and family historians. I’ve included 30 to give you an appreciation of what’s included with a link to many more. I have read some, but not all, of the articles and when you delve in you’ll understand—it’s extensive.  It’s a […]

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The National Archives Science Working Group has just released a publication developed with a team of archivists, records managers, data managers and scientists in Federal agencies is designed to help Federal agency CIOs, IT program staff and records officers understand what procedures are in place now and what policies and process procedures need to be […]

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I’ve just found a terrific website called Connected Histories I’d like to share that brings together 11 major digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain (1500-1900), with a single search that allows the sophisticated searching of names places and dates, and the ability to save, connect and even share resources within your […]

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With so many family genealogists out there diligently finding tons of important information, many of us unwittingly place our valuable findings at risk and lose our hard work to hard drive crashes, disk death and obsolescence. In the past only royalty kept family records, now everyone can find and store information on their home computer. […]

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