DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour 25 March 2008 genealogy podcast is available for listening via computer or transferred to any .mp3 player if you choose to download the file. An alternative would be to download the file automatically via iTunes. You don’t need an iPod to listen. For a complete list of current DearMYRTLE podcasts visit: http://podcasts.dearmyrtle.com .
TOPICS & GUEST THIS WEEK
- Creating a podcast (top of the hour)
- Terry Reigel, TMG (The Master Genealogist) instructor extraordinaire, discusses his newest publication A Primer for The Master Genealogist. Terry is well known as an expert user of TMG and a frequent contributor to the on-line TMG user support forum and the TMG email list. He is the author of Terry’s TMG Tips, a website with over 75 articles about using TMG, many also available in German. He has written several articles about TMG for newsletters published by user groups and two chapters in the sellout book "Getting the Most Out of The Master Genealogist." The interview begins at 14:09.
- APG Association of Professional Genealogist’s open records position paper and Keeping Genealogical Records Open Workgroup (KGROW) (the topic begins at 39:40.)
- Genealogy groups on Second Life (the topic begins at 45:00) and Ol' Myrt’s appearance as “DearMYRTLE Writer” avatar.
From DearMYRTLE's The BEST of the Internet for Genealogists - 23 Mar 2008 (begins at 26:10)
- BLOG: “Salamanca and a Common Problem” posted by Lynn Turner AG
- INSTRUCTION: PhotoLoom News
- DATABASE SITE: FindAGrave.com
- PODCAST: Michael O'Laughlin hosts the “Missouri Irish History & Legend: Ireland to America” podcast series posted at the Irish Roots Café.
- VIDEO: "Creating a Protective Book Box"
- COMMENTARY: Jana Lloyd’s Leonis or Lewis? Some Quick Tips for Finding Your Ancestors in the Census
- INNOVATION: IS IT DOWN FOR EVERYONE or JUST ME - a Google service.
- MOST INTERESTING THREAD: First Name Quirks Message Board at Ancestry.com.
- ETHNIC STUDIES: Price & Associates’ “Expert Links: English Family History & Genealogy”
LINKS WE MENTION
Links to some of DearMYRTLE’s recent blogs:
- NARA unveils new Vietnam Wall interface tomorrow
- The BEST of the Internet for Genealogists - 23 Mar 2008
- Second Life: A new type of genealogy society
- Blogging: An Alternative for Family & Society Newsletters
- Keeping Genealogical Records Open Workgroup (KGROW)
- Making Podcasts: Getting the word out
- Listening to Podcasts: Learn while jogging
- Hispanic civil registration
- BEST of the Internet for Genealogists 16 March 2008
- Ancestry.com: supplemental chapters in .pdf format
- Eagle Scout Project: Cemetery map & transcriptions
- Family Records Centre moves to Kew
- Footnote expands SmallTownPapers Collection
- RootsWeb's Passing to Ancestry Site
- AniMap 3.0 announced
- More Hispanic Resources