Friday, September 19, 2008

Family Tree Magazine Table of Contents - November 2008 Issue

The November 2008 issue of Family Tree Magazine arrived last week. The Table of Contents includes:


page 20: Make No Mistake-- Save time, money and your sanity with our advice for avoiding 10 common genealogy research errors; by Lisa A. Alzo

page 26: Scot Free -- Trace your Scottish ancestry with our beginner's guide to genealogy in the land of kilts and clans; by Nancy Hendrickson

page 42: Skeletons in the Closet -- Follow these five tips for bringing old family secrets to light without rattling your relatives; by Sunny McClellan Morton

page 48: Operation Online Records -- Join the march to find military records on the Web; by Rick Crume

page 54: Group Efforts -- Gang up on your research brick walls and watch them crumble with our eight partnership pointers; by Maureen A. Taylor


page 4: Out on a Limb -- Unveiling our new Web site; by Allison Stacy

page 6: Making Connections -- Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

page 8: Branching Out -- What's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history; by Diane Haddad:
• Healing History - Ellis Island's "forgotten" past
• Teaming Up for Free Census Records - free online census indexes
• Inside the Vault -- the National Archives' digital vault
• Genealogy Insider News

page 12: History Matters-- Recounting History; by David A. Fryxell

page 16: Everything's Relative-- Tales from the lighter side of family history.

page 18: Preserving Memories-- Safe Keeping: Newspaper clippings; how to safely store news clippings; edited by Grace Dobush

page 33: State Research Guides--
• New Jersey
• Mississippi

page 58: Now What?-- questions answered about Soundex, Australian roots and source citations.

page 62: Photo Detective -- Playing Politics - A tiny detail in your photo may reveal a relative's political views; by Maureen A. Taylor

page 64: The Toolkit -- Reviews and roundups of the latest, greatest family history resources; edited by Allison Stacy:
• Hitting the Heirwaves -- genealogy podcast primer
• Legacy of Excellence -- review of Legacy Family Tree 7 for Windows
• Tombstone Raiders -- quick guide to tombstone transcription databases
• Service Call -- Veterans History Project
• The Book Report

page 70: Uprooted -- Monster Mash - Test your genealogy IQ on Mary Shelley's family tree; by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack

page 72: 2008 Magazine Index

This issue is chock full of helpful research tips and web sites. The Feature articles were all timely, and I loved the map of Scotland and the list of records available online.

I don't see the link to the PDF document that lists all of the web site links mentioned in this issue. This feature may have disappeared with the revamp of the Family Tree Magazine web site.

1 comment:

wendy said...

Randy - I picked this up on Wednesday & was finished with it yesterday after reading it cover to cover! Great articles & info. Thanks for promoting such a great read.