From the Editors


7 Writing Tips For Every Genealogist   Recently updated !

Are you thinking about writing for a publication? Is it a group, society or family newsletter? Maybe you want to try your hand at blogging your family history journey or even write for a genealogy magazine. Here are some tips to make your writing have the flair of a professional. Pay attention to grammar. This might seem obvious, but many […]


Looking for a Chance to win a RootsTech Entry

Currently we have two of our writers holding contests for a free pass to RootsTech 2018. If you are looking to enter a contest, you can share your brick wall with Terri on her contest post at Finding Your Ancestors. Her contest runs through Nov. 28th with the winner being chosen on the 29th. Cheri is also hosting a contest […]


Product Spotlight: In-Brief Guides

Today we are spotlighting our In-Brief Guides. There is nothing better than have resources are your finger tips. But to have our In-Brief Guide at your finger tips is helpful. These guides are two pages, front and back, and laminated. Easy to bring with you on your research trips because they do not take up much space. Our Current In-Brief […]


Chit Chat Live: Johansson, Rudd and Turturro

Host Valerie Eichler Lair and the panel discuss episode 5 of Finding Your Roots, with Dr. Henry Gates. This episode focuses on the family history of Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, and John Turturro. Grab your favorite cuppa, sit back and enjoy! Links discussed in this episode: JewishGen  Yad Vashem  Ellis Island


Genealogical Proof Standard – A Guide for Your Genealogy Journey

On Sunday November 5th, the IDG Academy is starting its new class the Genealogical Proof Standard – A Guide for Your Genealogy Journey taught by the very talented Cheri Hudson Passey. In the class, the 5 Elements of the GPS will be discussed and put into practice. Weekly content includes what exactly is reasonably exhaustive search, why and how to […]