Now you can download this issue of Family Tree Magazine. It’s in an easy-to-search PDF format that works on almost all computers equipped with the free Acrobat Reader program. The issue is compatible with PCs, Macs and many other computers. For a complete explanation of the process of downloading a digital product from our web site, please read our FAQ.PLEASE NOTE: This is a large file that is best downloaded with a broadband connection, such as DSL or a cable modem.FEATURES: A Fine StateBy Rick CrumeGive yourself a holiday gift: Use these 75 state-focused genealogy websites to find your ancestors and bust down brick walls.Shelf LifeBy Sunny Jane MortonGive your research a long-lasting legacy: Follow these six steps to get your family history book into the library stacks.Testing the DNA Waters By Shannon Combs BennettWant to make genetic genealogy part of your family tree search? Don’t let pre-test anxiety get to you—just follow our first-timer’s study guide.Alpine AncestorsBy James M. BeidlerDid your German-speaking ancestors inhabit the mountains and valleys of Switzerland and Austria? Here’s how to navigate the highs and lows of genealogical research in these two nations.What Good Old Days?By David A. FryxellWistful for the better days of yore, when life was simple and people were wholesome? It turns out our ancestors didn’t have it that good, as these tales of holidays past can attest.Researching Methodist AncestorsBy Sunny Jane MortonFill in research gaps and discover new ancestors through your family’s religious records.