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Here's what is in this issue of the magazine:
- Doing It Ourselves: “How's your Geography, eh?” By Larry Naukam. Discover interesting uses of geography and geographic information systems for genealogical and historical research.
- Genealogy Downunder: “Finding Ancestors in Digitised Publications: New South Wales” By Shauna Hicks. Family history is closely aligned to local history. This series of articles looks at online resources, which include freely available books, journals, directories, government gazettes and other similar resources, that help to place Australian ancestors within their local communities. We continue our journey with New South Wales (and remember that some state-based resources may also be applicable to other Australian states and territories).
- Modus Operandi: “Capturing Their Stories - Interviewing Family Members” By Cheri Hudson Passey. We all have questions we would like to ask those who are no longer with us. For those who are, here are some ideas to help you capture their stories before it is too late.
- The Archive Lady: "Where Are The Records?" By Melissa Barker
- “Finding Ancestors in University Libraries” By Tami Osmer Mize. Beyond the usual collections of books, films, and newspapers, college and university libraries often have incredible treasures of genealogical value in their collections. See some specific examples and learn how to find these gems.
- Research Sprints: “Jewish Headstone Clues” By Jennifer Alford. Jen shares how her research of a collateral line led to an important bit of information for her family tree. Using tools available on Jewishgen she was able to use a headstone to find another generation.