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Autosomal DNA Testing: The Test for Everyone - Shannon Combs-Bennett
Which DNA test to take....There are three tests you can take for genetic genealogy. The most common is autosomal. Autosomal or Admixture DNA (atDNA) is the most frequently taken genetic genealogy test on the market. With one test you can learn about your paternal and maternal families as well as your combined ethnic origins.
Book #G34, 128 pages, 2017
Bringing Your Ancestors to Life - Jennifer Holik
Create interesting family history stories! Go beyond the names and dates. Flesh out the bones in your genealogy to make your family history come alive.
Book #G27, 172 pages, 2015
Clues in Photographs to Help with Genealogical Research - Joelle Steele
Photographs are an integral part of telling a story. This book provides help when using and identifying photographs to document family history. Learn ways to obtain family photographs, archive them physically and digitally, determine the photographic processes used, date the photographs, and identify people and other details in the images.
Book #G36, 189 pages, 2017
Creating the Genealogist's Memoir: Writing the Story Behind the Research - Diane Dassow
Enhance the results of your genealogy research! Tell the story behind your research―your inspiration, motivation and interest in genealogy; your process; “aha” moments; roadblocks and disappointments; and successes.
Book #G29, 128 pages, 2015
DNA & Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction - Diahan Southard
A comprehensive introduction to genetic genealogy with the basics of DNA and genetic inheritance explained. The three main test types, mitochondrial DNA, Y chromosome DNA, and autosomal DNA are explored as they relate to genealogy.
Book #G23, 175 pages, 2014
DNA Testing: Tracing Maternal & Paternal Genealogy Lines - Shannon Combs-Bennett, BS
Which DNA test to take....Y-Chromosome DNA or mitochondrial DNA? Learn what each test will tell you as they relate to genealogy. Learn how to read and interpret the test results.
Book #G30, 118 pages, 2015
Forensic Genealogy: Researching the Living - Cari Taplin, CG
Forensic genealogy is research which can support legal requirements. Families drift apart for many reasons: divorce, disagreement, remarriage, etc. This book can assist researchers in the use forensic methods to identify and contact living people using genealogical sources and documents.
Book #G35, 234 pages, 2017
Genealogy Essentials: How to Transcribe, Abstract and Extract - Brenda Wheeler, PLCGS
Learn how to transcribe, abstract and extract documents obtained about your ancestors. These skills are essential to uncovering the details of their lives written in the records.
Book #G32, 81 pages, 1st edition, 2017
Genealogy on the Internet - Marian Press, Sherry Warren & Gena Philibert-Ortega
There are over two million Internet websites for genealogy. It is possible to consult large databases of genealogical data, contact others conducting similar research, inform other researchers of your interests, browse libraries and telephone directories world wide, access tutorials and advice from experts in the field and much more. This book covers not only the "how-to" of using the Internet for genealogy but defines sound research strategies.
Book #G12, 287 pages, 6th edition, 2016
HELP! There's a Skeleton in My Closet - Doris Bourrie
A study in ethics for the genealogist! Your ethics will describe your own personal code of morals. Topics covered include ethics for the beginner, ethics on the Internet, ethics for the family historians, ethics for authors and lecturers, ethics for the professional genealogists, and ethics and the future genealogist.
Book #G14, 75 pages, 1998
How Do I Prove It? - Dr. Penelope Christensen
Are you picking your ancestors out of a hat? Or have you really proved each linkage? It is essential to completely prove each linkage before proceeding to the next generation. This practical manual for family historians and genealogists demystifies the requirements necessary for establishing a pedigree.
Book #G19, 336 pages, 3rd edition, 2008.
How to Create Genealogy Programs for Adults and Youth - Jennifer Holik
Learn to engage youth and adults by creating genealogy programs―one hour, one and a half-hour, half-day and full day workshops.
Book #G22, 194 pages, 2012
Let's Get Organized - Dr. Penelope Christensen
Whether you're an amateur or a professional the key to productive and satisfying research is your ability to organize it. Learn how to manage your genealogical project with the expert advice in this book. This large volume includes proven effective researching and recording strategies.
Book #A-LGO, 228 pages, 3rd edition, 2005
Names in Genealogy: Their Origin & Meaning - Dr. Penelope Christensen
Genealogical research is largely based on names. But what is the origin of names; primarily surnames, first names and place names? A knowledge of how they were derived and how they are connected, provides a better understanding of the genealogical process.
Book #G15, 370 pages, 2002
Organisations for One-Name Studies - Kristy Gray & Shannon Combs-Bennett
The genealogist who undertakes to collect all references to a certain surname faces unique logistical problems. This book will teach you to organise your research, how to search for primary sources around the world, analyse the data you acquire, publicize, publish and preserve your work.
Book #G18, 233 pages, 2nd edition, 2016
Organization for One-Place Studies - Kristy Gray & Shannon Combs-Bennett
The genealogist who undertakes to collect all references to a certain geographical location faces unique problems. This book will teach you techniques to surmount these obstacles and have a well organized archive of data.
Book #G28, 149 pages, 2015
Organizing & Publishing Your Family Tree - Cari Taplin
A wide view of genealogical software--cloud-based systems, online trees, and desktop software. Includes a brief survey of alternative programs and systems for organizing and displaying genealogical research.
Book #G26, 284 pages, 2015
Organizing a Genealogy Library for Public or Private Use - Dr. Penelope Christensen, Claudine Nelson & Ryan Taylor
This is not a challenge for the faint-hearted. The authors share their philosophy of organization for maximum research effectiveness.
Book #G20, 286 pages, 2004
Organizing the Mountains of Paper - Louise St Denis
Everyone learns two facts very quickly: you will accumulate lots of paper and relying on your memory just doesn't work. This book will teach you how to organize all of your findings so everything is at your fingertips. 22 forms you can duplicate are included.
Book #G07, 140 pages, 3rd edition, 2017
Planning a Fabulous Family Reunion - Louise St Denis
A must to help you plan a family reunion that's fun filled and worth attending. Lots of ideas for you to share your genealogy findings in an interesting manner.
Book #G11, 112 pages, 1st edition revised, 1998
Planning a Genealogy Research Trip - Dr. Penelope Christensen
As family historians we all dream of one day walking the land of our ancestors. Make those dreams come true with sound practical advice from a "pro."
Book #G06, 102 pages, 3rd edition, 2005
Planning a Genealogy Research Trip to Salt Lake City - Dr. Penelope Christensen & Elizabeth Stratton
Going to the Family History Library? Get the most from your trip to "genealogy-heaven" in Salt Lake City by having a "pro" teach you how.
Book #G24, 186 pages, 4th edition, 2012
Preparation and Practice for Genealogy Professionals - Brenda Dougall Merriman & Penelope Christensen
Experience, education, standards, business planning, services and fees, plus much more are covered in these pages. This book describes professional standards and practices for the serious genealogist and family historian.
Book #G16, 255 pages, 2009
Protect Your Precious Documents - Louise St Denis
You have taken the time to find all your family's precious documents, now take the time to protect them for future generations to enjoy. Learn how to store your documents and what kinds of materials to use and how to use them. Lots of hints as to what to do and more importantly what not to do.
Book #G05, 94 pages, 1st edition revised, 2002
Researching Family Folklore and Culture - Jean Wilcox Hibben
Culture and behaviors, traditions, stories, etc., are an integral part of who we are as human beings. Discover how cultures have influenced your ancestors over generations.
Book #G25, 153 pages, 2013
Social History: Enhance Your Family Story - Barbara J. Starmans
An introduction to social history with examples and resources of interest to the social historian.
Book #G21, 376 pages, 2015
The Business of Societies: Creating and Managing a Genealogy Society - Jean Wilcox Hibben
Learn the basics of what is needed to create a genealogy society, how to manage and how implement projects to engage and grow your society.
Book #G31, 208 pages, 2016
The Genes in Your Genealogy - Sherilyn Bell, Constandina Aravanitis & Shannon Combs-Bennett
As you are completing your own family tree, you may wish to explore your medical pedigree. Examinations of DNA, X and Y chromosomes, and inheritance disorders are included. The uniting of complexities in genes and genealogy.
Book #G10, 144 pages, 2nd edition, 2016
Video Tape Your Family History - Louise St Denis
Preserve your family's memories on video: taped conversations, photographic video albums and the ultimate family video. Instruction for completing each project is included. Everything you need to know to complete a high-quality video keepsake of your parents or your grandparents.
Book #G04, 80 pages, 2nd edition, 1999
What Did They Do? Ancestral Terminology - Dr. Penelope Christensen
Was your ancestor a Lady from Hell? Or a Gentleman of the Horn Thumb? Or was he a Rag and Bone Man? A dictionary of names of occupations, nicknames, officials, personal attributes and relationships for family historians.
Book #G08, 387 pages, 2nd edition, 2005
Writing Your Family History Book - Lisa Alzo and Jennifer Holik
Every family has a great story or two, or twenty-two! Put it on paper... This book will help you from beginning to end in simple, manageable steps. You can do it!
Book #G17, 170 pages, 2nd edition, 2015
Your Heritage to Discover, To Share - Louise St Denis
Genealogy, the art of finding your dead relatives can be easy, fun and challenging all at the same time. Lists address of over 100 archives and societies in Canada and the U. S
Book #G1, 1997
Your House's History: Uncovering Its Past - Tami K. Pelling
Researching a property can be as rewarding as researching ancestors. Learn how about the various documents and research necessary to develop a house and/or farm history.
Book #G33, 310 pages, 2017
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