Thursday, October 17, 2013

DC Thomson Family History and FamilySearch.org to Make Billions of Records Available for People to Search | FamilySearch.org

DC Thomson Family History and FamilySearch.org to Make Billions of Records Available for People to Search | FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch partners with DC Thomson in order to continue expanding the number of ways in which they can share records of genealogical value with the people who need them. 

In my humble opinion, It's not about pumping up the corporations so they can make money; it's about circling the wagons so that no opportunity will be missed in your genealogical search.  Various companies attract their own following, beef up their own technology; could they serve their customer base better by offering more records?  You bethca! FamilySearch just wants you to have them, too! 


Amazon.com: geneaguides

Amazon.com: geneaguides

Well known genealogist speaker, writer, blogger, etc., Thomas MacEntee offers genealogy guide books.  These are just the kindle ones!  So reasonable, too.

LegacyFamilyTree is offering PDF books, as well.  There are three.  Check it out.

Mocavo: How We Make Money

Mocavo: How We Make Money



I haven't invested a lot of time or effort in researching at this Web Site; primarily, I didn't know a lot about it.  This page (the link above), does clear up some of my questions.  But, I still wonder--how is Mocavo better than Ancestry.com and/or FamilySearch?

Like everything else on the Internet, I will have to set aside some time to play with it to find out.  I can also search online for some reviews.  Let me know if you've invested some time with this service and how you like it. 

Like anything new on the Internet, you're asking yourself, "Is it really free?" or "Is it really free, forever?"  Be sure to read the comments, below, on the articles that Dick Eastman posted, especially the one most recently about Mocavo Introduces Free Forever .

Two things I do like so far in my research of Mocavo:  1)  Learning Center and 2) Mocavo Blog

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Other items containing info at Mocavo:
  1. Randy Seaver (respected Genealogy Blogger) 
  2. Kathleen Cooper
  3. UpFront with NGS
  4. Peter's Family History Notes

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Photo Detective with Maureen A. Taylor - Spotting a Copy

Photo Detective with Maureen A. Taylor - Spotting a Copy

Last week, I attended the meeting of the local genealogical society for a presentation on editing old photos.  When a friend sent me the article by Maureen A. Taylor, I knew that the same folks that attended the presentation would probably be interested.  Here is the first of two articles.