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Canada's chief librarian and archivist reflects on his first six months

When Montreal historian Guy Berthiaume started a five-year term as Canada’s chief librarian and archivist in June, he inherited a demoralized institution reeling from budget and job cuts. 1,288 more words

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New York Research

Ancestry.com has recently added two new collections of New York records to its website. These records continue Ancestry.com’s efforts to digitize the prison and convict records of New York State. 130 more words


Ancestry’s Better Mousetrap – DNA Circles

This is it…the big day.

Ancestry’s better mousetrap is called DNA Circles and it launched today.

DNA Circles is a result of three things.

  1. Phased data…
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In Anticipation of Ancestry’s Better Mousetrap

Knowing that Ancestry’s leaner, meaner, better mousetrap is forthcoming shortly, I decided to take a final look at the old mousetrap at Ancestry and collect some information so that I can reliably compare said old mousetrap with the new and improved version. 1,953 more words


Thankful Tuesday

I’m thankful today for all the people who made me who and what I am. I’m also very thankful for Ancestry.com, and all the other genealogical websites and sources who have enabled me to learn more about these fore bearers of mine. 15 more words


Finding Heinrich and Anna in Germany - A Success Story Using Facebook

Facebook is an excellent genealogy resource when you have questions, need a translation, want to collaborate or think you hit a brick wall. The online community’s willingness to help is phenomenal. 867 more words


Chasing my Great Grandmother's Ancestors --- James Redus and Catherine Parsons Redus in Colonial Maryland

My Great Grandmother – Minnie Frances Redus was a tough Texas woman who farmed the land and raised a bunch of kids, including my father’s mother in the piney woods of East Texas.   41 more words