Genealogy Blog - Books - Magazines 2014-12-18T05:15:02+01:00 Geneanet urn:md5:137eeaa00c40515e81be86b078a43655 Dotclear Secrets of the Great Plague revealed in two new children's books urn:md5:c8f199561edafb3204105a23ea351438 2013-04-26T13:15:00+02:00 2013-04-26T07:53:21+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/.plague-a-cross-on-the-door-front-cover_t.jpg" />Today sees the publication of two new children's books, a novel and companion non-fiction title, on the Great Plague of 1665. This is the second release of books in the new children's history range co-branded by The National Archives of the UK and Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.<br /> <br /> Using original sources from The National Archives, these books will provide important links to support the school history curriculum and wider cross-curricular reading and study for young readers aged seven and above. <br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/news/835.htm">Source & Full Story</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2013/04/Secrets-of-the-Great-Plague-revealed-in-two-new-children-s-books.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/27153 Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy eMagazine Launched urn:md5:b1bd5ab710ef86f49896167f46e20dbb 2012-06-18T17:15:00+02:00 2012-06-18T09:12:01+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_4/.Front_Cove_test_t.jpg" />Irish Lives Remembered has launched their first eMagazine free of charge.<br /> <br /> Based in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland, their business is dedicated to preserving the memory of deceased people of Irish heritage globally by sharing information with those seeking to find their Irish ancestors.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.irishlivesremembered.ie/magazine.html">Irish Lives Remembered Magazine</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2012/06/Irish-Lives-Remembered-Genealogy-eMagazine-Launched.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/24594 New Publication Helps you Trace your Irish Roots urn:md5:3b88fa1c62b49d389fe724bbebf1e4c4 2010-11-16T08:41:00+01:00 2010-11-16T08:41:27+01:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img title="brian-mitchell.png, Nov 2010" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog%20EN/.brian-mitchell_t.jpg" />Genealogist Brian Mitchell, based at the Genealogy Centre in Co. Derry, has recently published a work entitled Genealogy at a Glance: Irish Genealogy Research. The research aid, the inaugural publication in a new "how-to" series, is intended to help those interested in tracing their Irish roots.<br /> <br /> In only four pages, which have been laminated for heavy use, the work gives basic instruction on how to begin your research, focusing on key record sources and materials for further reference. It finishes with a summation of record repositories and online sources.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.irishemigrant.com/ie/go.asp?p=story&amp;storyID=7802">Source &amp; Full Story</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2010/11/New-Publication-Helps-you-Trace-your-Irish-Roots.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/19219 Inside History Magazine urn:md5:2b429aa1617cd535a39f8bc480780ba1 2010-11-10T19:20:00+01:00 2010-11-10T19:21:44+01:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img title="Inside_History_Issue_1_cover.jpg, Nov 2010" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog%20EN/.Inside_History_Issue_1_cover_t.jpg" />Inside History is for people passionate about Australian and New Zealand history and heritage, whether it’s their family’s ancestry, or in a broader social context. Published bi-monthly and beautifully designed, Inside History provides insightful and practical features to its readers.<br /> <br /> Its 80 pages are packed with advice, articles and expert tips on genealogy, and stories on Australia and New Zealand's varied history, from tales about century-old houses and country towns, to heritage gardens and biographies of our famous (and infamous) citizens. The launch issue of Inside History is on sale from November 8, 2010.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://insidehistorymagazine.blogspot.com/">Inside History Magazine</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2010/11/Inside-History-Magazine.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/19165 Ancestry Magazine: What a Project! urn:md5:8fb3e97d49f99c45d98c66a7e55b1270 2010-03-17T21:33:00+01:00 2010-03-17T21:33:04+01:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog%20EN/.ancestry-magazine-what-a-project_t.jpg" />Think researching your own family history can be a challenge? Imagine researching the histories of a whole slew of people who aren’t even related to you. But people do it all the time. And often their goals are anything but ordinary.<br /> <br /> This <a href="http://www.ancestrymagazine.com/wp-content/downloads/AM_MA10_feature_low.pdf" hreflang="en">downloadable feature (pdf)</a> from the March/April 2010 issue of Ancestry Magazine follows three projects that showcase how genealogy is being used to expand on textbook history. By focusing on families who were there when history happened, our trio of modern-day researchers is uncovering stories of the everyday that give us all a better understanding of how lives and history intertwine.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.ancestrymagazine.com/2010/03/genealogy/what-a-project/" hreflang="en">Source &amp; Full Story</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2010/03/Ancestry-Magazine%3A-What-a-Project.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/17093 Ancestry Magazine Discontinues Publication urn:md5:6afb58036711120c9ccfb5ce94ec1822 2010-01-15T20:06:00+01:00 2010-01-15T20:06:38+01:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog%20EN/ancestry-magazine.png" alt="ancestry-magazine.png" style="margin: 0 1em 1em 0; float: left; width: 182px; height: 18px;" />Announcement from Ancestry Magazine:<br /> <br /> For 25 years, Ancestry magazine has been a valuable, timely resource for family history professionals, hobbyists, and novices alike. For a variety of reasons, the time has come for us to discontinue publication. Over the last few years, we have found that with the expanded accessibility of terrific family history content published online at Ancestry.com we can reach a larger and broader audience than the limited distribution of a print publication.<br /> <br /> The March/April 2010 issue will be the final issue of Ancestry magazine.<br /> <br /> With Ancestry magazine we have loved the opportunity we’ve had to write about the best of what we found in the world of family history. We thank our readers and contributors for sharing our enthusiasm for all things genealogy.<br /> <br /> Sincerely,<br /> The Ancestry Magazine Staff<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.ancestrymagazine.com/2010/01/from-the-editors/ancestry-magazine-discontinues-publication/" hreflang="en">Source &amp; Full Story</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2010/01/Ancestry-Magazine-Discontinues-Publication.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/16567 Top Ten Most Popular Online Genealogy Magazines urn:md5:2e5b4bdcc75fef4fa89f88b90be28483 2009-12-20T00:34:00+01:00 2009-12-20T00:34:16+01:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img style="margin: 0 1em 1em 0; float: left;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog%20EN/.eogn_t.jpg" />List of the top ten most popular online genealogy magazines. This list was prepared by Alexa. Alexa is the world’s leading company for measuring Internet traffic. From these internet traffic statistics, Alexa maintains a list of the most popular online genealogy magazines.<br /> <br /> 1. <a href="http://blog.eogn.com/" hreflang="en">Eastman’s Online Genealogy Magazine</a><br /> 2. <a href="http://www.familytreemagazine.com/" hreflang="en">Family Tree Magazine</a><br /> 3. <a href="http://www.familychronicle.com/" hreflang="en">Family Chronicle Magazine</a><br /> 4. <a href="http://www.jogg.info/" hreflang="en">Journal of Genetic Genealogy</a><br /> 5. <a href="http://globalgenealogy.com/globalgazette/index.htm" hreflang="en">The Global Gazette</a><br /> 6. <a href="http://www.genealogyintime.com/" hreflang="en">Genealogy In Time</a><br /> 7. <a href="http://genrootsblog.blogspot.com/" hreflang="en">Genealogy Roots Blog</a><br /> 8. <a href="http://www.gagensociety.org/" hreflang="en">Georgia Genealogical Society Quarterly</a><br /> 9. <a href="http://www.genealogymagazine.com/" hreflang="en">Genealogy Magazine</a><br /> 10. <a href="http://www.lineages.co.uk/" hreflang="en">Family Research</a><br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.genealogyintime.com/GenealogyResources/Articles/top_ten_most_popular_online_genealogy_magazines.html" hreflang="en">Source &amp; Full Story</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2009/12/Top-Ten-Most-Popular-Online-Genealogy-Magazines.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/16417 Military Genealogy Magazine Issue No.1 urn:md5:f82cea4d83bb46cbf300e1ce0a0d7679 2009-10-06T21:20:00+02:00 2009-10-06T20:20:15+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <img style="margin: 0 1em 1em 0; float: left;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog%20EN/.military-genealogy-magazine_t.jpg" /><a hreflang="en" href="http://www.military-genealogy.org.uk/">Military-genealogy.org.uk</a> has released the issue no. 1 of their <a hreflang="en" href="http://www.military-genealogy.org.uk/magazine/">Genealogy Magazine</a> gives.<br /> <br /> <em>"Our Genealogy Magazine gives you an insight into how to research military records and other interesting articles of worth. In the coming months we will cover just about every aspect there is to researching military genealogy."</em><br /> <br /> <a hreflang="en" href="http://www.military-genealogy.org.uk/magazine/magno.asp?i=1">Magazine Issue No.1</a> - How to obtain and research your ancestors Second World War Army records. http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2009/10/Military-Genealogy-Magazine-Issue-No1.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/15642 New Edition of RecordKeeping Magazine Available Online urn:md5:02863bf341ba01455d6414095d1d64f9 2009-04-20T18:40:00+02:00 2009-04-20T17:40:14+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines The April 2009 edition of <a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/services/recordkeeping.htm" hreflang="en">RecordKeeping magazine</a> is now available to download. This quarterly magazine is aimed at archivists, records managers, and everyone involved and interested in archives and records.<br /> <br /> Contents of this issue include:<br /> <br /> • Supporting religious archives in the UK: the work of the Religious Archives Group<br /> • Digital preservation roadshow 2009<br /> • Living the poor life<br /> • Exploring digital archives in Australia and the USA<br /> • Manorial documents register: Launch for Buckinghamshire and Berkshire<br /> • BT Archives launches its online catalogue<br /> • Preparing for war: Colonel Colvile’s notes on Abeokuta<br /> <br /> Download the April 2009 edition of RecordKeeping magazine and the previous issues at <a href="http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/services/recordkeeping.htm" hreflang="en">http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/services/recordkeeping.htm</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2009/04/New-Edition-of-RecordKeeping-Magazine-Available-Online.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/14273 Google Your Family Tree urn:md5:21563cecfb008ce44740cf7a2284877a 2008-10-13T18:50:00+02:00 2008-10-13T17:54:17+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>Did you realize the most powerful tool for your genealogy research is completely free?<br /><br /> Google is available in more than 160 countries and is free to use — for genealogy or anything else you may be trying to find! Use Google to your full advantage. <br /> <br />• Find published works containing information on your ancestors <br />• Uncover intriguing family photographs and possibly video <br />• Search historic newspaper archives for long-forgotten details <br />• Visit your ancestral home towns as often as you like</p> <p>Only a long-time genealogist and technology expert could have acomplished what author Dan Lynch did within this text. He disects more than one hundred powerful commands and features of Google, but maintains a focus on how they can be used specifically to conduct family history research. Special tips for finding people, places, and even filters for searching through different time periods.</p> <p>The <a hreflang="en" href="http://www.googleyourfamilytree.com/">Google Your Family Tree</a> book has it all. </p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2008/10/Google-Your-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/12936 New Genealogy Magazine: Discovering Family History urn:md5:3e45dad74c8fc050847bae0aa0832a42 2008-02-19T18:52:00+01:00 2008-05-21T15:22:37+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p><a href="http://www.discoveringfamilyhistory.com/">Discovering Family History</a> is the latest magazine from the publishers of <a href="http://familychronicle.com/">Family Chronicle</a>, <a href="http://internet-genealogy.com/">Internet Genealogy</a> and <a href="http://www.history-magazine.com/">History Magazine</a>. This new bi-monthly magazine is targeted at people who are starting their genealogy, need a refresher course or are tackling a new aspect of genealogy.</p> <p>Articles are being written by some of the most respected book and magazine authors ­ and many of them have extensive experience of teaching genealogy courses, either face-to-face or online.</p> <p>There is an introductory subscription rate of $20 per year (same rate for the US and Canada) and <a href= "http://www.discoveringfamilyhistory.com/freepreview.htm">a complete 56-page issue</a> can be downloaded in PDF format.</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2008/02/discovering-family-history#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10651 Your Family Tree : Issue 60 on sale now urn:md5:9fe6d671ae9fa60a1f5a6c648e685250 2008-01-09T21:21:00+01:00 2008-05-21T15:22:00+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>Issue 60 of <a href= "http://www.yourfamilytreemag.co.uk/page/yft?entry=issue_60_on_sale_now"> Your Family Tree</a> is on sale now.</p> <p><strong>Computer :</strong></p> <p>• Build Your Family Tree – Chris Paton looks at the various ways you can record your research in a family history chart. We also show you how to use <a href= "http://www.studlar.net/en/software/">Osk</a> 4.6 on your CD to help you complete this. <br /> • <a href="http://www.ancestralauthor.com/">Ancestral Author</a> 1.3 – YFT gets your New Year off to a great start with this free program that enables you to create an ancestral book out of your research.</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2008/01/your-family-tree-issue-60-on-sale-now#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10599 Your Family Tree : Issue 59 on sale now urn:md5:3bb3524e51e189ef0bc834bd9d8f3ebd 2007-12-11T14:32:00+01:00 2008-05-21T15:21:34+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>Issue 59 of <a href= "http://www.yourfamilytreemag.co.uk/page/yft?entry=issue_59_on_sale_now"> Your Family Tree</a> is on sale now.</p> <p><strong>Computer :</strong></p> <p>• Family History on your PC – Our experts explain hints and tips on how to make better use of your computer to help with your research. <br /> • Genie Backup Manager Professional 8 – YFT’s guide on how to backup all your family history research with this program free on your CD.</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2007/12/your-family-tree-issue-59-on-sale-now#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10570 Internet Genealogy, November 2007 Issue urn:md5:5e5022f3460697fa671ac575ddd4475a 2007-11-26T21:59:00+01:00 2008-05-21T15:21:21+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>November 2007 Issue of <a href= "http://www.internet-genealogy.com/">Internet Genealogy</a> is now available.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/presse/internet-genealogy-2007-11.jpg" class= "c1" alt="" />Here’s a sample of what you’ll find in this issue:</p> <p>• You Gotta Getta Wiki! <br /> • <a href="http://www.gensmarts.com/">GenSmarts</a>: The Second Generation <br /> • 120 Online Databases That Will Spark Your Genealogy Research! <br /> • What’s in That <a href= "http://www.genealogybank.com/">GenealogyBank</a>? <br /> • Big Changes at <a href= "http://www.familysearch.org/">FamilySearch.org</a> <br /> • <a href="https://www.novascotiagenealogy.com/">Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics</a> Database Now Online</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2007/11/internet-genealogy-november-2007-issue#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10550 BBC Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine urn:md5:388c655e46ba712e0f5cd19bcd164cc5 2007-10-30T00:41:00+01:00 2008-05-21T15:20:43+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>New <a href="http://www.bbcwhodoyouthinkyouare.com/">BBC Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine</a> looks behind the stories uncovered by the series and will take you on a step by step journey to uncover your own roots.</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2007/10/bbc-who-do-you-think-you-are-magazine#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10495 BBC launches family history magazine urn:md5:de5a0e48e35ad5acefebd7a9b54a6153 2007-09-04T21:28:00+02:00 2008-05-21T15:19:37+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>The BBC is to launch a magazine and web spin-off of its genealogy series <a href= "http://www.bbc.net.uk/history/familyhistory/get_started/family_history_faq.shtml"> Who Do You Think You Are?</a>.</p> <p>BBC Magazines Bristol will launch the first issue of the glossy magazine with an exclusive interview with newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky, who appears in the first episode of the new BBC1 series on Thursday.</p> <p>The 100-page full-colour magazine, which will hit newsstands on September 25, will be published 13 times a year with an initial print run of 50,000 copies priced at £4.25.</p> <p>An accompanying website will launch on September 6 to coincide with the start of the new series. <br /> <a id="more-192" name="more-192"></a> <br /> “This magazine market has huge potential for growth and our new title will help move family history away from being an exclusive dusty hobby to a contemporary and accessible interest,” said Andy Benham, the BBC Magazines Bristol publishing director.</p> <p>Each issue of the magazine will have a covermount of a DVD or CD-Rom with outtakes from the TV series and family history archives.</p> <p>The website will host new celebrity TV content each week along with a forum, blog, podcast and and social history archive.</p> <p>UK family history website Ancestry.co.uk will act as the data provider for the BBC website.</p> <p>The BBC has secured the rights to launch the spin-off magazine and website from Wall to Wall Media, the independent producer of Who Do You Think You Are?.</p> <p>in <a href= "http://media.guardian.co.uk/presspublishing/story/0,,2161688,00.html"> MediaGuardian.co.uk</a></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2007/09/bbc-launches-family-history-magazine#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10408 Your Family Tree : Issue 54 on sale now urn:md5:fef538baec1173c219ed8d6b00641998 2007-08-08T22:12:00+02:00 2008-05-21T15:19:11+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>Issue 54 of <a href= "http://www.yourfamilytreemag.co.uk/page/yft?entry=issue_54_out_now_2"> Your Family Tree</a> is on sale now.</p> <p><strong>Internet &amp; Softwares :</strong></p> <p>• Free records at <a href= "http://www.familyrelatives.com/">Familyrelatives</a>: Find your ancestors overseas using the revamped website.</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2007/08/your-family-tree-issue-54-on-sale-now#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10369 Your Family Tree : Issue 53 on sale now urn:md5:eeebad7b11e00c3df1cea6d180b4d614 2007-07-11T22:11:00+02:00 2008-05-21T15:18:45+02:00 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) Books - Magazines <p>Issue 53 of <a href= "http://www.yourfamilytreemag.co.uk/page/yft?entry=issue_53_on_sale_now"> Your Family Tree</a> is on sale now.</p> <p><strong>Internet &amp; Softwares :</strong></p> <p>• Find a WWI hero online – An essential guide to the website <a href="http://1914-1918.net/">1914-1918.net</a> for those researching their World War I ancestors. <br /> • Free CD packed with family history software.</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2007/07/your-family-tree-issue-53-on-sale-now#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/10332