Family Tree Magazine Podcast August 2011 Episode

By Family Tree Editors

Tips for tracing your roots in the old country, including a crash course in German genealogy with Family Tree University instructor Jim Beidler, the benefits of heritage societies and an introduction to the Genlias website of Dutch records. Plus: Win photo organizing help and hear the latest FamilySearch news.

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In this episode:

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa has a new book available at Family Tree Shop: The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox. It’s available both in print form and as a digital download.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Is your family photo collection a mess? Learn how to enter Family Tree Magazine’s contest to win photo organizing supplies and advice.

Plus: Get the scoop on newly added international records on .

Read more at the Genealogy Insider blog.

Top Tips: Heritage Organizations

Author Sunny Morton talks about fraternal ethnic organizations our ancestors belonged to, heritage-focused organizations you can join and more tips from her article “Culture Club” in the November 2011 issue.

101 Best Websites: Genlias

Sunny Morton returns to tell us about Genlias, a key website for genealogists researching Dutch ancestors.
Family Tree University Crash Course

Family Tree University Instructor Jim Beidler shares tips from his Find Your German Roots course. Register now

The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Allison chats with us about Family Tree University’s Summer 2011 Virtual Conference. Join us August 19-21, 2011, or check out the on-demand sessions available for purchase on Family Tree Shop.

Allison’s recommendations for international genealogy research:

Have fun climbing your family tree!

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.