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The librarian's guide to genealogical services and research

Author: James Swan
Publisher: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Swan, a librarian and genealogist with 40 years of experience, helps to make any librarian an expert in genealogy. He covers the research process in detail and shows where to find and how to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Swan, James, 1941-
Librarian's guide to genealogical services and research.
New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2004
(OCoLC)895363072
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Swan
ISBN: 1555704913 9781555704919
OCLC Number: 55600807
Description: xi, 361 pages ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Starting research --
Building the genealogical collection --
Defining the technological task --
Identifying and accessing major genealogical repositories --
Distinguishing other genealogical resource facilities --
Providing instruction for genealogists --
Staying current professionally --
Starting an organized search --
Finding genealogically significant sources --
Identifying databases and indexes --
Facilitating research with computers --
Getting help from professional researchers --
Tool kit 1: The resource bibliography --
Tool kit 2: National Archives regional collections --
Tool kit 3: Getting Started handouts --
Tool kit 4: Keeping your research organized --
Tool kit 5: Additional research checklists --
Tool kit 6: Federal census worksheets --
Tool kit 7: Requesting information --
Tool kit 8: Web and computer resources.
Responsibility: James Swan.

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