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Using Google Books to yield genealogical information

Google Books can yield important genealogical information.  Jim Owston  includes some hints on how to maximize Google Books search results on his blog at http://linealarboretum.blogspot.com/2010/10/genealogy-by-google-books.html James M. Owston, EdD is Dean of Online and Individualized Learning Associate Professor: Communication & Media Mountain State University PO … Continue reading

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British Library and Google partnership

Major project to digitise up to 40 million pages from 1700-1870, from the French Revolution to the end of slavery The British Library and Google announced this week a partnership to digitise 250,000 out-of-copyright books from the Library’s collections. Opening up access to … Continue reading

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Accounts and papers of the House of Commons 1861

Thanks to my friend Nancy in New Zealand I have just managed to access through Google Books, “Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons“, published 1861. Not a very exciting title, but it contains a listing of “The Name … Continue reading

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