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Archive for the month “April, 2015”

Verifying Genealogy and Local History RINC

We have added World Vital Records to the list of sources that should be checked when verifying RINCs that are genealogy or local history titles.  How do you know if something is genealogy or local history?  Here are a few clues:

(fill in the blank) family history or family tree

(fill in the blank) county history

Index for birth, marriage, death, or cemetery records

Census (state or federal)

Immigration or naturalization index

Land, plat records

Parish records

 

And there are many more.  We want our customers to get the information as soon as possible and if it can be found in one of our electronic resources, that meets the need.  If you have any questions, please feel free to ask!

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Top Ten GVRL in March

Looks like this is a combination of research for work and research for play:

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, 3rd ed.
Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd ed.
The Handbook of Community Practice
American Folk Art: A Regional Reference
New York City
Super Nature Encyclopedia
Amsterdam
The Rough Guide to The Philippines
Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook
Medicine and Healers Through History

And FYI:  We are adding lots of new travel books to our GVRL collection.

Mango in March

No surprises here:

Spanish, Latin American
German
Italian
French
Japanese
Greek
Chinese, Mandarin
Korean
ESL Spanish (Latin American)
Russian

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