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More than just names and dates
It's all about details ... and context, too


Keep track of your progress with Software and downloadable forms

Family Tree Maker Online University
Basic information on building your tree (strong U.S. emphasis)

National Genealogical Society - Genealogical Standards
The basics of doing the job properly

CanGenealogy
Links to the most important Internet sites for Canadian research

Canadian Genealogy and History Links
Still a great place to start looking

Family History Library - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Includes census records from 1880-1881, plus much more

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
The mother of all genealogy sites

Rootsweb
Millions of names, free

Ancestry
Millions of names, subscription

Why local history matters
Radio interview with Joseph Amato, author of Rethinking Home

Getting started in local history
From the Local History magazine website

Peel's Prairie Provinces
Images of thousands of publications about the Prairies

Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions

Newspaper collection at Ancestry.com
Slowly becoming a more important source of material

Ukraine famine
United Human Rights Council site

Historical directories
Covering from 1750 to 1919 -- searchable, too

Advanced Book Exchange
A great source for tracking down resources

eBay
Another great source for tracking down resources

Dave Obee's links page
For more ideas


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Updated March 29, 2009

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