Setting Your Genealogy Goals for the New Year: Episode 8

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Learn secrets for searching online library catalogs, historical newspapers on GenealogyBank, and great ideas for tracing your roots in the new year.

Ep. 8: January 2009

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In this episode:

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Lisa and Allison go behind the scenes of the History Matters column on innovations and trends that shaped your ancestors’ lives.

News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Diane announces the winner of the Free DNA Test from GeneTree: Congratulations to Kenna Luck!

Top Tips: Make the Most of Library Catalogs

Contributing editor Rick Crume shares some of his tips for getting the most out of library catalogs from his March 2009 article “Catalog Shopping.”

Best Websites: GenealogyBank

Lisa interviews Tom Kemp, Director of Genealogy Products at GenealogyBank about the resources available on this subscription Web site, including a collection of historical newspapers and the US Serial Set.

Best of Family Tree Magazine: Goals for the New Year

Author and genealogy instructor Lisa Alzo shares some of her favorite tips from her article “365 Ideas For Tracing Your Family Tree In The New Year” from the February 2006 issue of the magazine.

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

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.

Have fun climbing your family tree!