The newest genealogy podcast, DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour 4 Mar 2008 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, just search for "DearMYRTLE" and click to subscribe for free.
You don’t need an iPod to listen, any .mp3 player or your computer (with the speakers turned on!) will do. For a complete list of current DearMYRTLE podcasts visit: http://podcasts.dearmyrtle.com. Please note the new "play button" for those who wish to listen to the podcast via the internet.
TOPICS & GUESTS THIS WEEK
Mark Tucker, the compiler of the Genealogical Research Map . Mark is a software architect by day and a family historian on as many nights and weekends as possible. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems and has been developing software professionally for more than fourteen years. He is a member of NGS and the author of the ThinkGenealogy blog that discusses innovation in genealogy software. Mark will be presenting at the March 2008 Brigham Young University Computerized Genealogy Conference, and is anticipating an in-home visit from Dick Eastman and the Footnote.com team. (Gosh, how Ol’ Myrt here would like to sit in on that experience!)
MIGHTY MOUSE TOUR See DearMYRTLE’s BEST of the Internet for Genealogists – 2 March 2008 for specifics on the following award-winning websites:
- BLOG: Karen E. Livsey’s "Holland Land Company Records: Land Research in Western New York State"
- INSTRUCTION: GenClass.com
- DATABASE SITE: Legacy.com’s Memorial Websites
- SCANNED IMAGE SITE: Ancestry.com. British Army WWI Pension Records 1914-1920
- PODCAST: Biography Podcast 0018: Liliʻuokalani, Queen of Hawaii
- VIDEO: Family Survival Kit (hilarious, you MUST see this!)
- COMMENTARY: Chris Dunham’s "Top ten worst ways to begin a Family History (Find the literary reference to Dick Eastman’s newsletter.)
- INNOVATION: Wikipedia the free online encyclopedia
- MOST INTERESTING THREAD: Editor ‘Jasia" pulls together 18 genealogy blog entries from all over the internet for the "Carnival of Genealogy, 23rd Edition " about "school days".
- ETHNIC STUDIES: Robert Ellis’ "Looking for an Ancestor in the Panama Canal Zone, 1904–1914
LINKS WE MENTION
- Board for Certification of Genealogists. BCG Genealogical Standards Manual . Orem: Ancestry.com. 2000.
- Legacy Charting free pre-release edition download
- Mills, Elizabeth Shown. Evidence! Citation & Analysis for Family Historians . Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company. 1997, reprinted 2006.
- Mills, Elizabeth Shown. Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace . Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company. 2007.
- Mills, Elizabeth Shown. Evidence Analysis - A Research Process Map . Board for Certification of Genealogists. 2006.
- Mills, Elizabeth Shown, editor. Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers, and Librarians . Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company. 2001.
- Mills, Elizabeth Shown. QuickSheet: Citing Online Historical Resources Evidence! Style. First Revised Edition . Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company. 2007.
- Evidence: A special issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. National Genealogical Society Quarterly 86 (Sept 1999) no. 3.
- Christine Rose’s Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid Case from Amazon.com
LINKS TO DearMYRTLE’s RECENT BLOG ENTRIES
- Cyndi’s List will be up again soon (it is!)
- Geni.com wins top PC Magazine Award
- Genealogical Publishing partners with FamilyLink
- LostCousins changes
- Holocaust fraud solved by source documents
- Archive CD Books Australia & Gould Genealogy: Partner
- Halvor Moorshead retires tomorrow (This gives him more time to do research and present at seminars.)
- Across My Desk: 27 Feb 2008
- Syllabus materials for MAF Family History Expos
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