Monday Recap for January 10, 2011
We’re not halfway through January and everyone is gearing up for conferences already! Here are this week’s links:
The Genealogy Sphere
- The Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant (The Family Curator) – Please pass this link along to anyone student genealogists you know.
- RootsTech 2011 Announces Lineup of Keynote Speakers (We Tree) – We’re only a month out!
- Options for Becoming a Credentialed Genealogist (About.com) – I bet there’s somebody who’d be proud of you for adding a new plaque to your wall.
- Genealogy Industry Predictions for 2011 (GeneaBloggers) – My prediction: genealogy is going to get really social this year.
- Early emigrants came to colonies for many reasons (Commercial News) – Knowing why your family came to North America may help find some missing branches in your tree.
- Preserving family history through art (Tahlequah Daily Press) – Art is a really cool way to document your history.
- History Expert Says Jim Crow Extended Beyond African Americans (Clarke Daily News) – Some interesting notes regarding “race” and how it can be interpreted.
- Casting Call – New Television Show on Food and Family History (GeneaBloggers) – Wanna be a TV star?!
- 3 Tips for Researching Common Surnames (Elyse’s Genealogy Blog) – Great advice for sorting out surname issues.
- NGS Conference Checklist (NGS) – It’s never too early to start planning for SC.
- Featured Project: Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences – A project dedicated to highlighting famous scientists in the Big Tree.
- Discovering Your Female Ancestors – Some tips for finding the ladies in your family tree.
- A New Merging Enhancement – We made the merge center a little bit easier to user by adding some advanced filtering options.
- Interview with Jason Wills – An interview with Geni’s newest Curator.
- Family Tree Tuesday – Ernest Hemingway – We profile the Nobel Prize winning novelist.
- Monday Recap for January 3, 2011 – Last week’s recap.
Last Week’s Highlighted Profiles
What links did we miss? Share your favorite links of the week in the comments.