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Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace  by Elizabeth MillsUnpuzzling Your Past: The Best-Selling Basic Guide to Genealogy by Emily CroomThe Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy, Third Edition by Val GreenwoodPrinted Sources: A Guide to Published Genealogical Records by Kory Meyerink

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The New HeritageQuest

If you haven’t logged into HeritageQuest lately, you’re in for a big surprise! The database that KPL and other libraries have been providing for years for genealogical research has gone through a major change. Through a partnership with Ancestry, HeritageQuest is now able to provide more advanced search functionality (very similar to searching in Ancestry) and increased content....

 

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