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Give A Little Back

Hands group Call it crowdsourcing, volunteering or just helping out – it all means the same thing. And there are many places around the world that are calling out for volunteers for indexing, transcribing and photographing. And as the quote says “no matter how small, it is never wasted”. Or as I say, “every little bit helps”. Continue reading →

Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2015

top-100-genealogy-website-2015 GenealogyInTime Magazine’s Annual Top 100 Genealogy Websites list for 2015 has just been released, and what an amazing list it is. With many changes among the Top 100, including those in the Top 10, there are a number of new players making it into the list for the first time. This list is purely based […] Continue reading →

#genchat: It’s Back in 2015

genchat 2014 #Genchat started back in 2013 when Jen Baldwin from Ancestral Journeys put the idea out there, and now two years on, the idea of genealogy chats on Twitter (aka #genchat) keeps on getting bigger and better. Jen has just launched a brand new #genchat website, a new twitter handle (@_genchat), and the schedule of topics for 2015, Continue reading →

Inspiring Genealogy Blogs – September and October 2014

Inspiring Blogs 300 September has been and gone, and so has October, and I’m combining my inspiring blogs reading from both months into this post. And what a bumper lot of reading I have for you. There’s everthing from cleaning out a family members house, to hoarding, to why blog, to needing to be cautious with DNA testing, preserving home movies, online courses and Timelines just to mention a few. Continue reading →

#AskACurator Day – 17 September 2014

askacurator Have you ever wondered what it was like to work in a museum? Or what the coolest item they have in their collection is? Or want to know the best way to get details of some item in their collection? Simple, send them a tweet. 17 September 2014 is #AskACurator Day. A day when you can send tweets to archive organisations asking all sorts of random (but interesting) questions … Continue reading →