Are you a Genealogy Librarian?

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What is the definition of a genealogy librarian? passionate about history likes to hear family stories is curious to know why and how people emigrated to their community is a people person eager to find the most obscure information in … Continue reading

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Genealogists love Libraries!

But do Libraries Love Genealogists? I follow a few genealogists on Twitter and they are very supportive of libraries and librarians. Just check out these tweeters and their intuitive blog posts: Amy Johnson Crow – Ohio U.S.A. – @Amy JohnsonCrow 3 Things … Continue reading


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A visit with Canadian Genealogy Librarians

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For many years, I have been ‘doing’ genealogy and about 15 years ago, I made a career change to librarianship. I took my librarian course at Leeds in the U.K. as it was a challenge to do something out of … Continue reading

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Family History Librarians Twitter Chat

In my opinion, the Twitter UKlibchat on 6th Dec was a resounding success! I partnered up with Gaby from @UKlibchat team to present an opportunity to genealogy librarians to discuss their services to genealogists. See the article on the UKlibchat page: … Continue reading

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Younger than me – Generation Y and Z Genealogists

It’s a common myth that young people are not interested in their ancestors. Well, it’s official. It Is A Myth. With our children’s children growing up with a smart phone in their hands 24×7, their world is – online. And … Continue reading

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Local Studies / Archives jobs

This job posting is now out of date. Manager, Library and Archives Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Closes: 16 Oct 2016 Reference Librarian New Brunswick Public Library Service – York Region Fredericton , NB Closes: 4 Nov 2016 … Continue reading

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Local History Publication & e-Publication Awards – nominations open now — Local Studies Group Blog

This is an award for recognition of all of your hard work, innovation and persistence! Especially for Local History societies, libraries, organisations. It is that time of year again when the CILIP Local Studies Group start calling for submissions for … Continue reading

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Work at Ancestry

Have you ever thought about applying for a job with Ancestry? Love genealogy research? Have experience providing clients with reports and extensive research? The ProGenealogist department at Ancestry has a number of jobs available in the Utah office. This link Genealogist … Continue reading

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Archival and Special Collections Jobs

August 2016 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, California Special Collections and University Archivist Posted: Aug. 8 2016 Close Date: until position filled Toronto Public Library Toronto, Ontario Manager, Adult Services and Program Development Close Date: Aug. 24 2016 Toronto Public Library … Continue reading

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To libraries with love

What a great post by Maria Popova. Highlights 17,000 public libraries of America. Title: The public library: a photographic essay by photographer  Author: Robert Dawson. WorldCatRecord

The Globe Chandelier, Central Library, Los Angeles, California. It represents the solar system, with signs of the zodiac around the globe [planet] in the centre.



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