Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 1 - NYTimes.com
Questions and Answers: Read it now. A commonsensical approach to ancestor hunting by a highly respected historical writer and genealogy researcher (see column at Eastman's Blog), Elizabeth Shown Mills makes you feel like you can afford to take your time and do this thing right. In fact, her answers inspire bravery and confidence. It's simply a matter of applying tried and true principles.