January 2013 Podcast Notes

January 2013 Podcast Notes

This month, explore genealogy online by learning about Google Books, WikiTree.com, Ancestry.com and the Ultimate Google for Genealogists Collection.

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In this episode:

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa’s newest book is available at Family Tree Shop: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse

Top Tips: Inside Google Books

Rick Crume

Has someone already written a local or family history book relevant to your genealogy? Use Google Books to find out. In this episode, Family Tree Magazine Contributing Editor Rick Crume, author of the article “Hitting the Books (Jan./Feb. 2013 issue), explains how.


101 Best Websites: WikiTree.com

Chris Whitten


Lisa talks with Chris Whitten, Founder of WikiTree.com.

Family Tree University: Mastering Ancestry.com

Tyler Moss

With 5 billion historical records, Ancestry.com can unlock valuable information about your family—if you know how to make the most of its search and other tools. Tyler Moss, Family Tree Magazine’s Online Editor, provides search tips from the recorded webinar: “Your Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com.”

The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan

In this episode Allison’s recommends the following resources:

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.