International Genealogy and Local History: Papers presented by the Genealogy and Local History Section at IFLA General Conferences: IFLA Publications 130

  • Volume 130
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  • ISBN-10: 3598440901
  • ISBN-13: 9783598440908
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 287 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: 2001 Boston Genealogy and Local History Librarians. Making a Difference to Society in Social and Cultural Development.
2: Genealogy at the Library of Congress.
3: 2002 Glasgow Building on the Past, Investing in the Future.
4: Building on the Past, Investing in the Future Through Genealogy and Local History Services.
5: Wales to the World, the World to Wales.
6: Serving Genealogy and Local History Researchers – Experiences in the Analogical Past and a Peek into the Digital Future.
7: Digital Access to Archives – the Scottish Archive Network Project.
8: A Chinese Cultural Project: The Compilation of the General Catalogue of Chinese Genealogy.
9: 2003 Berlin. Co-operation Among Archives, Libraries and Museums.
10: The Benefits of Archives, Libraries and Museums Working Together.
11: Co-operation and Change: Archives, Libraries and Museums in the United States.
12: If We Can Do it, So Can You.
13: Library Innovation Is Hard Work: Lessons from a Norwegian Case Study.
14: 2004 Buenos Aires Resources for Immigrant History: Their Origins, Lives and Contributions.
15: European Emigration Records, 1820–1925.
16: Jewish Settlements and Genealogical Research in Argentina.
17: Holocaust Remembrance 2004 in East Renfrewshire.
18: From Europe to Misiones: Sources for the Study of Immigration.
19: 2005 Oslo Navigating the World of Our Ancestors.
20: Using Gis to Map Genealogical Data: Getting Started.
21: The English Jurisdictions Mapping Project.
22: Presenting Maps and Other Spatial Information on the Internet.
23: Library and Information Literacy for ‘Non-Traditional’/Mature Students: Some Aspects of the Irish Third-Level Experience.
24: Chinese-Canadians in Search of Immigrant Ancestors: Current and Potential Resources.
25: DNA and Genealogy.
26: Can Archivists, Librarians and Curators Join Hands to Do a Better Job?.
27: Local History World Wide: An International Internet Inventory.
Biographies of Authors.
Genealogy and Local History Section Strategic Plan 2007–2008.