OK, back from Florida and looking forward to Mondays with Myrt. It seems we never have enough time to actually talk about our research challenges. We go to meetings, conferences, institutes and we learn from others. We attend webinars and hangouts - and yet, there is little time to discuss just where we are in our research, and where we want to go. Today Ol' Myrt here is excited to hear what YOU want to talk about.
Just a few topics to get our conversation going:
MORE ABOUT PERSI (Periodical Source Index)
Today Harold Henderson posted What I knew about PERSI wasn't so.
Why use a Google+ Community?
We didn't get much of a chance to talk about this during our last session.
+Chris Paton provides a nice summary Who Do You Think You Are Live 2014 - report. With the venue being demolished, what DO you think about holding the conference elsewhere in the UK?
+Christa Cowan writes "Often times we approach our research with preconceived notions—stories we were told as children about great-grandma coming from France as a child, or of grandpa being part Native American, along with others. But sometimes these "facts" can get in the way of the truth and cause brick walls. - Join Ancestry.com's expert Crista Cowan for help to overcome preconceived notions" http://ancstry.me/1bYVB9U
IS FIRST IN MORE RELIABLE?
Adding unnecessary weight to an information item just because it was the first one you gathered? Just because it came from a family member?
FINDING THE ANCESTOR'S LOCATION Jenna Mills originally shared to Kentucky Genealogy+ (Discussion): "I believe I'm having a researchers block. I want to find out the geographic boundaries in the 1900 census for Clark County, ED 13 Mag Dist 5. I've been to the Family Search Wiki and to Steve Morse's site. Where else can I look? Thanks."
MONDAYS WITH MYRT
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