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Research Like a Pro by
Call Number: 929 ELDE
Publication Date: 2018-05-19
Discover the process that a professional genealogist uses to solve difficult cases. Diana Elder shares her step-by-step method using real world examples, easily understood by any level of genealogist; written for the researcher ready to take their skills to the next level. Learn how to form an objective, review your research by creating a timeline analysis, construct a locality guide to direct your research, create a plan, style source citations, set up a research log to organize and track your searches, and write a report detailing your findings and ideas for future research. Work samples and templates are included.
Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com 2ed by
Call Number: 929.1028 HEND
Publication Date: 2018-05-29
Discover the secrets to Ancestry.com success! This book, newly revised and expanded, will help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription. Inside, you’ll discover how to take advantage of what the world’s biggest genealogy website has to offer—and how to find answers to your genealogy questions within its billions of records and millions of AncestryDNA profiles. Each chapter includes step-by-step examples with illustrations to show you exactly how to apply search techniques to your genealogy. A new section on AncestryDNA will also help you understand and analyze your DNA test results. - From Amazon.com
Family Tree Cemetery Field Guide by
Call Number: 929.5 NEIG
Publication Date: 2017-10-20
Not all research can be done from home--sometimes you have to head into the field. Cemeteries are crucial for any genealogist's search, and this book will show you how to search for and analyze your ancestors' graves. Discover tools for locating tombstones, tips for traipsing through cemeteries, an at-a-glance guide to frequently used gravestone icons, and practical strategies for on-the-ground research. And once you've returned home, learn how to incorporate gravestone information into your research, as well as how to upload grave locations to BillionGraves and record your findings in memorial pages on Find A Grave. Detailed step-by-step guides to finding ancestors' cemeteries using websites like Find A Grave, plus how to record and preserve death and burial information. Tips and strategies for navigating cemeteries and finding individual tombstones in the field, plus an at-a-glance guide to tombstone symbols and iconography. Resources and techniques for discovering other death records and incorporating information from cemeteries into genealogical research.
Tracing Villains and Their Victims by
Call Number: 364.309 OATE
Publication Date: 2017-07-10
Comprehensive introduction to researching the history of criminals & their victims. Insight into crimes & the justice system over the centuries. Information on national & local archives, internet sites, and other sources. Features a wide range of graphic examples of criminal cases. An essential handbook for anyone researching crime, criminals, and the victims of crime.
The Family Tree Toolkit by
Call Number: 929.1 BERR
Publication Date: 2018-11-06
In the last five years, thanks to programs like Genealogy Roadshow and services like Ancestry.com, there has been an explosion of interest in discovering family history. However, for many novice genealogists, the journey to mapping your family's past can be daunting and the available resources are often overly complicated. Family Tree Toolkit is the perfect solution that acts as an all-purpose, easy-to-follow guide for the beginner genealogist.
The Family Tree Problem Solver by
Call Number: 929.1072 RISI
Publication Date: 2019-03-19
Presents ideas and tips for overcoming common obstacles researching genealogies, including advice on how to find records before civil registration, using censuses, and advanced court records.
Genealogy for Dummies by
Call Number: 929.1072 HELM
Publication Date: 2017-07-17
Tracing your ancestry can be a deeply rewarding and enjoyable endeavor. With the help of this hands-on guide, you'll find out how to start your genealogical research using the latest tools and techniques, including DNA testing. You'll learn how to leverage social media networking sites, add digital images to your family tree, and access public records and U.S. Census information. This book is packed with everything you need to uncover the clues to your family's rich legacy.
The Adoptee's Guide to DNA Testing by
Call Number: 929.1072 WEIN
Publication Date: 2018-08-07
Reconnect with your roots! Adoptees, foundlings, and others with unknown parentage face unique challenges in researching their ancestors. Enter this book: a comprehensive guide to adoption genealogy that has the resources you need to find your family through genetic testing. Inside, you'll find: strategies for connecting your genealogy to previous genealogists, detailed guides for using DNA tests and tools, plus how to analyze your test results and apply them to research, and real-life success stories that put the book's techniques into practice and inspire you to seek your own discoveries.