Get acquainted with Family Tree Magazine's 101 Best Websites of 2011. David A. Fryxell points out some of his favorite resources, and Allison Stacy gives us the scoop on the Family Tree University Virtual Conference in August. Plus: Google Earth for Genealogists, online backup services and 1940 census enumeration districts.
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In this episode:
- News from the Blogosphere
- Top Tips: 101 Best Websites
- Sponsor Spotlight
- Safe Keeping: Online Backup Services
- Family Tree University Crash Course
- Editor's Desk with Allison Stacy
Lisa Louise Cooke
Lisa has a new book available at ShopFamilyTree.com: 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
It's never too early to start preparing for next year's 1940 census release. Diane chats with us about finding your ancestor’s 1940 census enumeration district
Top Tips: 101 Best Websites
Author David Fryxell shares some of his personal favorites from his new article Dazzling Destinations covering the 101 Best Websites
from the September 2011 issue of the magazine
. Dave's favorites include:
Visit Salt Lake
is the go-to website for any family historian planning a visit to Salt Lake City, Utah. Read Lisa Louise Cooke’s genealogy blog posts at the Visit Salt Lake blog
Safe Keeping: Online Backup Services
Grace offers advice on backing up your digital files. Check out these four services:
Family Tree University Crash Course
FTU Dean Grace Dobush interviews Lisa Louise Cooke about her Google Earth for Genealogy course.
The Editor's Desk with Allison Stacy
Allison chats with us about Family Tree University’s Summer 2011 Virtual Conference
. Join us August 19-21, 2011, at a genealogy conference you can attend in your slippers.
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.