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Title International genealogy and local history : papers presented by the Genealogy and Local History Section at IFLA General Conferences 2001-2005 / edited by Ruth Hedegaard and Elizabeth Anne Melrose
Published M√ľnchen : K G Saur, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (287 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series IFLA publications, 0344-6891 ; 130
IFLA publications ; 130
Contents 2001. Genealogy and local history librarians: making a difference to society in social and cultural development. Genealogy at the Library of Congress / Judith Prowse Roach
2002. Building on the past, investing in the future. Building on the past, investing in the future through genealogy / Patrick Cadell -- Wales to the world, the world to Wales / Rhidian Griffiths -- Serving genealogy and local history researchers: experiences in the analogical past and a peek into the digital future / Margareta Bovin -- Digital access to archives: the Scottish Archive Network Project / George MacKenzie -- A Chinese cultural project: the compilation of the general catalogue of Chinese genealogy / Gu Yan
2003. Co-operation between archives, libraries and museums. The benefits of archives, libraries and museums working together / Ruth Hedegaard -- Co-operation and change: archives, libraries and museums in the United States / Robert S. Martin -- If we can do it, so can you: the UK North Yorkshire digitization project / Elizabeth Anne Melrose -- Library innovation is hard work: lessons from a Norwegian case study / Bozena Rasmussen
2004. Resources for immigrant history: their origins, lives and contributions. European emigration records, 1820-1925 / George R. Ryskamp -- Jewish settlements and Jewish genealogical research in Argentina / Paul Armony -- Holocaust remembrance 2004 in East Renfrewshire, Scotland / Liz McGettigan, David McMenemy and Alan Poulter -- From Europe to Misiones: sources for the study of immigration / Belarmina Benitez de Vendrell
2005. Navigating the world of our ancestors. Using GIS to map genealogical data: getting started / Anita K. Oser -- The English Jurisdictions Mapping Project / Stephen C. Young -- Presenting maps and other spatial information on the Internet / Peter Korsgaard -- Library and information literacy for non-traditional mature students: some aspects of the Irish third-level experience / Vibeke Kallar and Michael O'hAodha -- Chinese-Canadians in search of immigrant ancestors: current and potential resources / Janet Tomkins -- The power of DNA: discovering lost and hidden relationships; how DNA analysis techniques are assisting in the great search for our ancestors / Ugo A. Perego -- Can archivists, librarians and curators join hands to do a better job? / Sanjica Faletar -- Local history world wide: an international Internet inventory / Ragnhild Hutchison
Appendix. Genealogy and Local History Section strategic plan, 2007-2008
Summary Covers issues and trends in historical and family research. Geared toward those engaged in delivering genealogy and local history services in libraries, archives and museums across the world. Provides useful hints on how various resources can be used to further personal research, including the exciting opportunities offered by the digitization of primary resources and by the impact of new technology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Genealogical libraries.
Genealogy -- Library resources.
Local history -- Library resources.
Form Electronic book
Author Hedegaard, Ruth.
Melrose, Elizabeth Anne.
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Genealogy and Local History Section.
IFLA General Conference.
ISBN 3598440901 (electronic bk.)
9783598440908 (electronic bk.)