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Finding obituaries might be easier in the future

FamilySearch and GenealogyBank have announced a joint effort to make over a billion records from historical obituaries searchable online. It will be the largest—and perhaps most significant—online US historic records access initiative yet. It will take tens of thousands of online volunteers to make GenealogyBank’s vast U.S. obituary collection more discoverable online.

I’ll keep an eye on this and let you know as soon as they start publishing!

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Top Ten GVRL Titles in July

Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism 2010
The Rough Guide to Portugal, 14th ed.
Sydney 2011
How to Write Persuasively Today 2010
The Value of a Dollar e4 2009
Novels for Students, vol. 11
Business Plans Handbook, vol. 36
Kenya 2013
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd ed., vol. 1
The Rough Guide to Classical Music e5 2010

And that Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism had over 330 full text retrievals!

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