Lesson Two Resource List
Online catalog of the LDS Family History Library.
DAR Library online catalog. See information on the Librarys Search Service.
The new Library of Congress Online Catalog.
List of libraries whose catalogs can be accessed through the Z39.50 Gateway.
NGS Library online catalog. Information for borrowing books through the Library Loan Service is found under Circulation.
List by state of U.S. libraries with online catalogs.
Source of out-of-print books.
Online bookstore for out-of-print books.
Database of used and rare books offered for sale by three thousand booksellers around the world.
Advice for conducting oral interviews. The article by Sharon Bartolo Carmack was first published in the September 1996 issue of OnBoard, Newsletter of the Board for Certification of Genealogists.
Site at which you can enter your city, county, state, and country to find a Family History Center near you. LDS Family History Centers are open to the public.
Finding Aids: Books
Daughters of the American Revolution, National Society. DAR Library Catalog: Volume One, Family Histories and Genealogies. 2d rev. ed. Washington, D.C., 1983. Supplement. 1984. Volume Two, State and Local Histories and Records. 1986. Volume Three, Centennial Supplement: Acquisitions, 1985-1991. 1992.
Lists of family histories and genealogies, state and local histories, and published records in the DAR Library through 1991
Filby, P. William. A Bibliography of American County Histories. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985.
List of about 5,000 histories of U.S. counties.
List of available family histories with the names and addresses of vendors.
Hoffman, Marian,ed. Genealogical & Local History Books in Print: U.S. Sources and Resources Volumes. 2 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997. Also available from the NGS Bookstore with a member's discount.
List of available books pertaining to U.S. regions, states, counties, and towns with the names and addresses of vendors.
Kaminkow, Marion J. Genealogies in the Library of Congress: A Bibliography. 2 vols. Baltimore: Magna Carta, 1972. Supplement, 1972-1976. 1977. Supplement, 1976-1986. 1986.
List of family histories and genealogies in the Library of Congress as of 1986.
Kaminkow, Marion J. United States Local Histories in the Library of Congress: A Bibliography. 4 vols. Baltimore: Magna Carta, 1975. Supplement with index to 5 vols. 1976.
List of local histories in the Library of Congress as of 1976.
National Genealogical Society. Family Group Sheets. Available from the NGS Bookstore.
Family group sheet illustrated in the lesson and sold by the National Genealogical Society.
U.S. Library of Congress. Genealogies Cataloged by the Library of Congress Since 1986. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1992.
List of genealogies added to the Library of Congress collection since 1986
Finding Aids: Periodicals
PERSI: Periodical Source Index. CD-ROM. Salt Lake City: Allen County Public Library and Ancestry, 1999.
Comprehensive index to genealogical and local history periodicals. A multivolume printed edition can be found in some larger libraries.
Discussion of why printed records were created, how to find them, and how to use them in genealogical research.
Source Citation Manual
Discussion of the fundamentals of citation with numerous citation formats.