Hello, everyone. Here are some quick updates on genealogy news this week:
- A New Mexico State University doctoral student is doing a study on cultural identity as explore through genealogy, and shes looking for genealogists to participate. See the announcement on GeneaBloggers for details on how to participate.
- British genealogy site FamilyRelatives has added a quarter of a million 1889 Scottish Trade Directory records to its databases. The data are searchable with an annual subscription to the site (about $50).
- Ancestry.com has made some changes to how you browse to records in its collections, including removing an ad to make more room, moving the Browse box to the top of the home page for each collection, and including the entire collection description rather than a link to see the rest (this one isnt yet implemented for every collection). See more on the Ancestry.com blog.
- “Who Do You Think You Are?” (US) Watch: NBC still hasnt scheduled this celebrity genealogy show produced by Lisa Kudrow, according to Hollywood news site The Wrap.