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PJ-50106-13
Maryland Digital Newspaper Project
Robin Pike, University of Maryland, College Park

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The Future of the Past: How Chronicling America Can Impact Genealogical Stories (Book Section)
Title: The Future of the Past: How Chronicling America Can Impact Genealogical Stories
Author: Pike, Robin C.
Author: Kephart, Anna J.
Author: McElrath, Douglas
Editor: Smallwood, Carol
Editor: Gubnitskaia, Vera
Abstract: Covering trends, issues and case studies, this collection presents 34 new essays by library professionals actively engaged in helping patrons with genealogy research across the United States. Topics include strategies for finding military and court records, mapping family migration and settlement, creating and accessing local digital services, and developing materials and instruction for patrons. Forewordist D. Joshua Taylor, host of Genealogy Roadshow and president of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, notes: The increasing popularity of the topic requires that any librarian who encounters genealogical customers remain on the forefront of new developments in the field.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1048450269
Primary URL Description: Link to book in WorldCat.
Access Model: Purchase
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Inc.
Book Title: Genealogy and the Librarian: perspectives on research, instruction, outreach and management
ISBN: 9781476670874

Bladensburg and the War of 1812: Three Family with Many Stories (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Bladensburg and the War of 1812: Three Family with Many Stories
Author: McElrath, Douglas
Abstract: Keynote address at the Old Defenders meeting of the Society of the War of 1812. Riversdale National Historic Landmark, Riverdale, MD. Relied on historic newspapers to profile the Kennedys, Mackubins, and Ewells.
Date: 06/02/2018
Conference Name: Old Defenders meeting of the Society of the War of 1812

In Pursuit of Elusive Ancestors: Genealogists and Chronicling America (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: In Pursuit of Elusive Ancestors: Genealogists and Chronicling America
Author: McElrath, Douglas
Abstract: Paper detailing how Chronicling America has been taught to genealogists to facilitate their personal research.
Date: 09/11/2017
Conference Name: National Digital Newspaper Program Awardees Conference

Chronicling America for Classroom UseIn Pursuit of Elusive Ancestors: Genealogists and Chronicling America (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Chronicling America for Classroom UseIn Pursuit of Elusive Ancestors: Genealogists and Chronicling America
Author: Wack, Rebecca
Abstract: Presentation to undergraduate students majoring in history education, teaching them about Chronicling America and how they might use it in classroom lesson plans. For EDCI426, Knowledge, Reasoning, and Learning in Secondary Social Studies, University of Maryland, College Park.
Date: 10/05/2017
Conference Name: EDCI426


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