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Basics of genealogy reference : a librarian's guide

Author: Jack Simpson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2008.
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"This book offers novice and experienced reference librarians an introduction to tried-and-true genealogy techniques and resources. With the help of four case studies, Simpson outlines a basic starting strategy for conducting genealogy research. Later chapters deal specifically with genealogical librarianship: how to conduct a reference interview, continuing and professional development, and basic resources every  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Genealogy
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Simpson, Jack, 1970-
Basics of genealogy reference.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, c2008
(DLC) 2008010596
(OCoLC)214282146
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Simpson
ISBN: 9780313363634 0313363633
OCLC Number: 328300566
Notes: "Greenwood Publishing Group"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 176 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: First steps in genealogy research --
Census basics --
Advanced census research --
Researching vital records --
Basic published sources --
Basic archival sources --
Immigration records --
Ethnic records and international research --
Using the Internet --
Resources of the Family History Library --
The National Archives and other repositories --
The genealogy reference interview --
A professional toolkit.
Other Titles: Genealogy reference
Responsibility: Jack Simpson.

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Genealogy is a popular hobby across the world, and is heavily researched in public libraries and historical repositories. This book offers librarians an introduction to useful genealogy techniques  Read more...

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