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Genealogy for Beginners (Hardback)

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Interested in doing your family tree but don't know how?

Genealogy for Beginners covers everything you need to get started researching your family history or continue a project you've already started. You'll get practical suggestions from an experienced genealogist, and detailed, step-by-step instructions for carrying out a quality family history research.

Topics covered include:

*Getting started with a family history research project

*Discovering which subscription services are worth the price

*Using effectively

*Finding obituaries

*Interviewing family members

*Preserving and organizing paper and digital files, plus photographs

*Getting the most out of DNA testing for genealogy

*Conducting cemetery research

*Finding and interpreting non-US records

*Doing cultural and ethnic heritage research

*Finding professional researchers and translators

*Keeping up with the genealogy news

With this book in hand, you're sure to succeed.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyFamily & relationshipsHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsGenealogy, heraldry, names & honoursHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaFamily history, tracing ancestors Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 15/03/2020 ISBN-13: 9781538125489  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Katherine Pennavaria is a Professor at Western Kentucky University and Coordinator of the Visual & Performing Arts Library at WKU. She is the author of Genealogy: A Practical Guide for Librarians (R&L, 2015) and Providing Reference Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians (R&L, 2017), and writes a regular column on genealogy for Kentucky Libraries. Katherine has done numerous national and state presentations and webinars; topics include genealogy record types, search strategies, and resources the beginning researcher needs to know about. She has published articles in Libraries and Culture, College & Research Library News, Library Journal, and WordRiver Literary Review.

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