March 2009 Podcast Show Notes
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Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy
Lisa and Allison talk about Family Tree Magazine's free, weekly e-newsletter and the free e-book you can get right now when you sign up:Best of the Photo Detective, a 42-page compilation of Family Tree Magazine contributing editor and blogger Maureen A. Taylor's articles and columns on how to identify who's in mysterious old photos and when they were taken.
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News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
Genealogy Insider and managing editor Diane Haddad talks about the new features in RootsMagic 4, a new version of the software that just opened up for a free public beta test.
Read more in "RootsMagic 4 Public Beta Test Launched"
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As you probably know if you’ve done much US genealogy, not all states are created equal when it come to genealogical documents, resources and access. Contributing editor David A. Fryxell discusses which are the best and the worst for genealogy research, the topic of his article “States of Mind” in the May 2009 issue. Listen as David divulges the most genealogically friendly state on this month's show.
Don Anderson, director of the Family History Library and FamilySearch Support, discusses the world largest genealogy library’s vast collection.
Links to learn more:
101 Best Web Sites
Lisa interviews Steve Nickle, President and Chief Operating Officer of FamilyLink, about the collections and databases on World Vital Records.
Best of Family Tree Magazine
Lisa chats with the Sharon DeBartolo Carmack about Irish genealogy research and tips from her article “Irish Blessings” from the March 2008 issue.
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