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Crash Course in Genealogy

3.08  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
There has been an explosion of interest in genealogy recently, with popular series running on PBS ("Faces of America"), NBC ("Who Do You Think You Are?") and BYU-TV ("The Generations Project"). Even Lisa Simpson did a genealogy project for school. Part of the popular Crash Course series, "Crash Course in Genealogy" will help librarians feel more comfortable as they work ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published June 2nd 2011 by Libraries Unlimited
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Kathy
Sep 28, 2014 Kathy rated it liked it
Although I believe this can serve as a "text" for beginning genealogy librarians (or those assigned the task), I felt that the information was presented unevenly. Some items I felt should be stressed, weren't. Other areas are mentioned without enough context and may confuse those new to genealogy.

This was the first genealogy book I've read that actually had whole discussions on kinship names such as "half step cousin", etc., so I'll definitely remember it if I want to review that info. I don't
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Phil James
Jun 20, 2014 Phil James marked it as to-read
Shelves: library, genealogy
Looks comprehensive. Includes DNA, people of color, talk of gen. programs as a record repository.

I might buy it, except for the resources I already own. But: lots of good info. all in one place here!
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