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Another useful and interesting free online resource comes to the web from Edinburgh Library and Information Services. It’s a great way to explore Scotland’s capital city’s past through stories, images and historical maps from the collections of libraries. This aggregate of resources is the largest collection of material about the Scottish capital city in the […]

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Discovery is the British National Archives’ new catalog, which provides a more integrated and functional way to explore the collections. It has been designed to host, search and display the many different databases and datasets being held at the National Archives. There’s a newly updated version of Discovery  available. It is much improved.  The new […]

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 The ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk website is celebrating  its 10th anniversary in September 2012. A copy of the news release follows: “Officially launched in mid-September 2002, ScotlandsPeople was one of the first genealogy sites to arrive on the web. The site now contains over 90 million digital records and corresponding images, and adds new sets of fully-searchable historical records […]

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