Archive for March, 2010

How Genealogical Societies Can Collaborate

The Carnival of Genealogical Societies, 2nd edition has listed a wonderful topic. It is “Does your society collaborate with other societies (genealogical, historical, lineage, etc.) Or groups? (Local library, family history center) Why or why not? What works or needs improvement?”


Continue Reading March 24, 2010 at 6:28 am 1 comment

Genealogy Websites I Have Bookmarked

There are several genealogy websites that are worth bookmarking. There is nothing so frustrating as to need information from a website and you cannot remember its web address. Using your internet program, you can bookmark websites or save it in your favorites. If you are not sure how to do this, ask a friend or someone at your local genealogical society to teach you. It is not hard and will save you a lot of time locating links you use often.

Continue Reading March 19, 2010 at 11:05 am Leave a comment

RootsTelevision is Staying

Megan Smolenyak announced that RootsTelevision would remain an active website. A few weeks ago she had announced its closing, but due to the outcry of the genealogical community, we are excited she has changed her mind. Here are some great features of RootsTelevision.

Continue Reading March 12, 2010 at 6:24 pm Leave a comment

Who Do You Think You Are? with Sarah Jessica Parker

I was excited all day to finally be watching Who Do You Think You Are?. I had seen the previews and was all set when the show came on. I was already sort of down because I had found out this week that RootsTelevision and Ancestry Magazine had both decided to stop production. So, I needed something like this show to lift my genealogical spirits.

Continue Reading March 6, 2010 at 4:16 pm Leave a comment