February 2010 Podcast Show Notes

February 2010 Podcast Show Notes

Tune into the February 2010 episode of our podcast, which features tips on African-American genealogy, newspaper preservation and tips for getting your genealogy in shape. Editor Allison Stacy talks about genealogy education opportunities, and Managing Editor Diane Haddad talks about new resources for African-American research. And you can hear our new preservation segment, Safe Keeping with Grace Dobush.

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In this episode:

  • Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy
  • News from the Blogosphere: African-American Research
  • Top Tips: Shaping Up
  • 101 Best Web Sites: DearMYRTLE
  • Safe Keeping: Newspapers
  • Action Items

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Lisa chats with Allison about the educational opportunities at Family Tree Magazine.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

In honor of Black History Month, Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad discusses genealogical resources for African-American research.

Top Tips: Shaping Up

In today’s Top Tips segment we’re going to get into genealogical shape with Sunny McClellan Morton, author of the article “Shaping Up” featured in the March 2010 issue of the magazine.

101 Best Web Sites: DearMYRTLE

We get some homespun genealogical advice from genealogy blogger DearMYRTLE.

Safe Keeping with Grace Dobush

Premiering in this episode is the new preservation segment Safe Keeping with our own in-house preservation expert Grace Dobush, who discusses preserving old newspapers.

Action Items

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.