Friday, January 8, 2010

Allen County Public Library and PERSI

The Allen County Public Library (ACPL) in Ft. Wayne, Indiana is the second largerst genealogy library in the county. One of the library's most popular and widely used resources is its Periodical Source Index (PERSI), the "largest subject index to genealogical and historical articles in the world." In her article, "Allen County Public Library and PERSI," Cindy Drage explores the benefits of the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), with some tips on conducting a successful search.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Getting a Genealogy Education

Those new to family history will soon find, one surest ways to expand your family tree is to expand your genealogy education. More and more opportunities and resources for learning are becoming available. In her article, "Getting a Genealogy Education," Cindy Drage presents an overview of what you may find. No longer is genealogy just a hobby for seniors. Younger people are not only taking an interest in genealogy, but many are entering the field professionally. Educational opportunities are available to all, at any level of expertise, and at reasonable cost, depending on your goals. If you have no budget for education, a great wealth of knowledge is available through free articles, workshops, and online courses. The most experienced researcher can benefit from the new an innovation techniques of others. There is no lack of educational resources in this highly popular field.

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