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#GenealogySelfie Day, 1 February 2016

#GenealogySelfie Day - 1 Feb This one is for all of those social media lovers out there. If you are a regular reader of this blog, you may remember I’ve written about #AskACurator Day, #AskArchivists Day and #MuseumSelfie Day in the past. All of these social media activities are aimed at making the archives and museums more accessible, and ‘seen’ to […] Continue reading →

National Family History Month 2015

logo - NFHM 2015 If you are in Australia or New Zealand and are into family history, you should already have heard about National Family History Month which is on for the whole of August. This is a time when individuals and groups promote family history to the public, which ca be done in any number of ways. Seminars, […] Continue reading →

3, 2, 1, Let’s Cruise

Baltic Map The countdown is well and truly on for the 8th Unlock the Past cruise. A number of our staff (myself included) are heading off to England on Wednesday this week for a genealogy cruise which leaves from Southampton. We’ll be arriving a couple of days before the cruise departs, to hopefully get into the right […] Continue reading →