Many of us start our genealogical journeys through self-education. Then we reach a point where something else is needed. We need to attend a local genealogy society’s general meeting or workshop. Perhaps we investigate research library workshop offerings. We may go even bigger into the state and national offerings like state conferences, National Archives workshops, or national genealogy society conferences.
Angela Packer McGhie writes a blog called Adventures in Genealogy Education. Angela presents information about workshops, conferences, study groups, webinars, and new books related to genealogy education. Check out her blog and what is available if you are interested in taking that next step.
Harold Henderson writes a blog called Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog. He recently wrote an article about Genealogy on the Cheap that is worth a read.
Considering going for genealogical certification? The Board for Certification of Genealogists just launched a blog to help those going through the process and those considering that option.
© 2013 Sort Your Story, Lorel Kapke
As you explore records for your ancestors and prepare to enter those in Sort Your Story, you might be overlooking some valuable records. Follow Friday explores a few blog posts that may help you with a brick wall or learn more about your family.
Harold Henderson’s Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog, Two Simple Things Probate Papers Can Do
The Genealogy Blog’s What Did They Mean By That? This is a book review that may help you with terms unfamiliar to you in records.
Generations’ Improve Your Skills at the Family History Expo IL If you live in or near Illinois, take advantage of this family history expo and learn about new records, thinking outside the box, and network with other genealogists.
© 2012 Lorel Kapke, 19201 Sonoma Hwy. #341, Sonoma, CA 95476-5413