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Part Number: BXPORTEASY_

Price: $10.99
Lights, Camera, and Photography: Portrait Photography Made Easy is the manual for any novice photographer who wants to unlock the potential of their digital camera and take better photographs. 128 pages | Published 2017 | PDF (download-only) edition
Part Number: QDDNAORGM_

Price: $5.95
With over 2.5 million people in the possession of a DNA test, and most with match lists in the thousands, many are wondering how to keep track of all this data and apply it to their family history. This guide provides the foundation for managing DNA matches and correspondence, and will help budding genetic genealogists: 1) Centralize their point of contact with their matches from multiple testing companies, 2) Familiarize them with Google Forms for tracking information, including providing a link to a free bonus form template, 3) Provide a brief overview of how to use the power of Google Earth in their genetic genealogy, 4) Provide an introduction to spreadsheets, 5) Review valuable third party tools and their contributions to the organizing effort.
Part Number: QDDNANXSTP_

Price: $5.95
Many genealogists have heard about the power of DNA testing in genealogy and have dabbled in their own DNA test results. This guide outlines what to do next to maximize the power of DNA testing in genealogy. This guide provides instruction on 1) How to leverage the power of known relatives who have tested, 2) Gain a basic understanding of chromosome browsers and their role in the search process, 3) Access to a free bonus template for evaluating the genealogical relationship of a match in relationship to the predicted genetic relationship, 4) A methodology for converting the unknown relatives on the match list into known relatives. With this guide in hand, genealogists will be prepared to take their DNA testing experience to the next level and make new discoveries about their ancestors and heritage.
Part Number: BXWIN10SG_

Price: $2.99
Learn and benefit from Thomas MacEntee's experiences in going through the Windows 10 upgrade! 48 pages | Published 2016 | PDF (download-only) edition
Part Number: QDGEDMATCH_

Price: $5.95
Gedmatch is a third‐party tool for use by genetic genealogists seeking to advance their knowledge of their autosomal DNA test. You can upload your DNA results from any major genetic genealogy testing company into Gedmatch for free. Turn to this quick guide for answers to these common questions: What is Gedmatch? Who can participate? What do I have to do to join? What kinds of tools do they offer? Can it help with my ethnicity results? Will I find new matches? Is this a necessary tool? This guide will navigate through the myriad of options and point out only the best tools for your genetic genealogy research.
Part Number: B_MOBGEN

Price: $19.95
Whether you have an iPad, an Android tablet, or a smartphone (or all three), Mobile Genealogy will help you put them to work for your genealogy research. Mobile Genealogy picks up where genealogy and tech guru Lisa Louise Cooke’s book Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse left off, and then leaves it in the dust! This time around, she’s covered all of the bases: tablet, smartphone, Android and iOS. And she’s expanded into more apps, in more depth, and provides the latest cutting-edge strategies for mobile genealogy. You'll get step-by-step instructions and tips and tricks!

Published Feb 2016, Perfect-bound Paperback: 174 pages, 6" x 9"
Part Number: B_GENDOOVR_

Price: $3.99
The Genealogy Do-Over journey is constructed of 12 mileposts or journey markers that are laid out over one year. You can choose to pace yourself differently. You can even decide to drop some of the less important tasks and add your own. Do whatever it takes to ensure that you are on a firm footing to finding your ancestors. 68 pages | Published 2015 | PDF (download-only) edition
Part Number: B_WANTED

Price: $49.95
WANTED! is your one-step reference for information sources about criminals from America’s past. WANTED! lists archives, libraries, courts and online sites containing numerous sets of criminal information: prison records, criminal court records, parole records, pardon records, execution information and more. But that’s not all. You also get examples of documents you can find in repositories and a primer on how to conduct genealogical research on criminals. Published 2010, Black/White Paperback: 388 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Part Number: B_MINDMAP

Price: $25.00
This book(let) provides an introduction to the concepts of mind maps, a tool which can take your research skills to new levels you never imagined were possible. In addition to providing step-by-step instructions for two of the leading mind mapping products (which also just happen to be free), this book provides numerous examples of how these tools can be used, including with the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS), the FAN (friends and neighbors) Principle, and Inferential Genealogy. Data from Dr. Thomas Jones' and Elizabeth Shown Mills' have been reworked into mind maps. Includes a buyers guide for many of the available mind map products and services. Published 2014, Full-Color Paperback: 76 pages, 8 1/2" x 11"
Part Number: QD23ANDME_

Price: $5.95
Over 1 million people have had their DNA evaluated by 23andMe. This website has powerful family history tools and this guide will answer the most pressing questions like: How can I control how much information is being shared with others? How can I enter my genealogical information? How do I know when I have a good match? Is the YDNA and mtDNA information they give the same as what I see at other places? What is the best way to use the ethnicity results presented?
Part Number: QDFTDNA_

Price: $5.95
Many have begun to explore autosomal DNA testing with Family Tree DNA but aren’t sure how to navigate the website and make genealogical connections. This guide provides answers to the following questions: How can I find my best matches at FTDNA? What do the MyOrigins results mean? Do I need to add my pedigree chart to the website? What do the relationship ranges, like 2nd-4th cousin, really mean? What is a cM and why is it listed on my match page? What is a Chromosome Browser? How do I use it in my genealogy? How do I use the In Common with tool to find genealogical connections?
Part Number: QDANCDNA_

Price: $5.95
Thousands have purchased DNA testing through Ancestry.com. Most are left without a clear idea of what to do next. This guide provides answers to the following questions: How can I find my best DNA matches at Ancestry.com? What do the ethnicity results mean? How can I link my pedigree chart to my DNA? Is that something I want to do? What do the relationship ranges, like 2nd-4th cousin, really mean? What are the DNA circles? Can I trust the shaky leaf hints? What are my next steps?
Part Number: B_SRCH_ANC_

Price: $7.99
With over 100 true stories of the amazing luck, unexpected kindness, and unusual serendipity encountered by researchers as they explore their roots, In Search of Our Ancestors offers an inspirational look at the rewards of family history. No story is longer than a few pages, but most are such touchingly personal tales that you may find yourself reading just one or two at a time.
Part Number: B_AFTERGON_

Price: $3.99
Try as we might, we really have little control over what will happen to our possessions, even our bodies, after we die. Yes, we can draw up legal documents, we can express our wishes to family members and more; however, there are no guarantees when it comes to these matters. The best we can do is prepare, plan and communicate now.
Part Number: B_IOWA_RES

Price: $19.95
Explore the types of records for doing genealogical research in Iowa. Each county is fully covered, plus holdings in libraries and courthouse records. There are hundreds of URLs. Some of the topics ... Ethnic Settlements; Iowa's Large Repositories and Archives; Religious Records; Orphan Trains and City Directories. 410 pages | Revised Edition, published 2014 | PDF (download-only) edition
Part Number: B_KEEPSAKE

Price: $18.95
In every family someone ends up with Mom's and Dad's "stuff"—a lifetime's worth of old family photos, papers, and memorabilia packed into boxes, trunks, and suitcases. This inheritance can be as much a burden as it is a blessing. How do you organize your loved one's estate in a way that honors your loved one, keeps the peace in your family and doesn't take over your home or life? How to Archive Family Keepsakes gives you step-by-step advice for how to organize, distribute and preserve family heirlooms.
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Scrivener by Literature and Latte is a popular combination word processor and project management tool that’s affordable and simple to use. This powerful application seamlessly takes you from idea to outline to finished product. Whether you want to start a blog, write a book, prepare a client report, or presentation, or publish a cookbook or society newsletter, Scrivener has you covered.
 
The Scrivener for Genealogists Quick Sheet gives you all of the basics you need to know to get up and running with Scrivener. Learn how to start a project, edit, and format your work, and get an overview of the key components of the Scrivener interface, and its four main modes – Outline, Document View, Corkboard, and Scrivenings. Use the listed Quick Command keys to access many of Scrivener’s main functions and project and interface shortcuts right from your keyboard. Additional resources and suggestions for online help are listed for those who wish to explore this program’s more advanced features. The Scrivener Quick Sheet is available in both Mac and Windows versions and easily fits into a laptop bag or backpack.
Part Number: B_500BEST_

Price: $5.95 $4.95
500 Best Genealogy & Family History Tips could best be described as a “brain dump” of me, Thomas MacEntee, and my many years of knowledge about genealogy and family history. Basically what I’ve done is to extract my favorite tips and tricks from over 85 presentations, 10 books and numerous articles. In addition, I’ve reviewed the social media posts and conversations from Facebook, Twitter and other platforms to highlight those issues most important to today’s genealogists. 85 pages | Published 2015 | PDF (download-only) edition
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"If you didn't believe it before now, Geoff Rasmussen will convince you that our ancestors want to be found as much as we want to find them. Whether you're new to genealogy or struggling with a brick wall in your research, Kindred Voices will inspire you in your quest to reach out to those who came before us. C'mon, they're waiting for you!" - Megan Smolenyak, author of Hey, America, Your Roots Are Showing
Part Number: BNDTOOLCDS_

Price: $48.95 $43.95
The completely updated second addition of the national bestseller! When it comes to tracing your family tree online, you need the right tools to get the job done! In The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, renowned genealogy podcaster Lisa Louise Cooke helps you stuff your genealogy toolbox with FREE state-of-the-art Internet tools that are built to search, translate, message, and span the globe. You’ll travel outside the genealogy community and straight to the folks who dominate the online world: Google. A lot has changed since the first edition was published in 2011, and it's all documented step-by-step in this new edition.
Part Number: B_GOOGTLV2

Price: $24.95 $21.95
The completely updated second addition of the national bestseller! When it comes to tracing your family tree online, you need the right tools to get the job done! In The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, renowned genealogy podcaster Lisa Louise Cooke helps you stuff your genealogy toolbox with FREE state-of-the-art Internet tools that are built to search, translate, message, and span the globe. You’ll travel outside the genealogy community and straight to the folks who dominate the online world: Google. A lot has changed since the first edition was published in 2011, and it's all documented step-by-step in this new edition.
Part Number: B_150YEARS

Price: $13.59
150 Years Later is a unique story of DISCOVERY, TRIUMPH, and CELEBRATION. No other book unravels a historical mystery that led to an unprecedented family reunion. This book takes readers on a mouth-dropping quest that mended ties that were broken during slavery.
Part Number: B_NEBRASKA_

Price: $24.95
Everything you need to know about doing genealogical research in Nebraska! It contains historical and geographical information, plus information for each county in the state. There are hundreds of URLs that will link to web pages that are a must when doing genealogical research. Some of the topics ... Trails, Road and Forts; Ethnic Groups; Land Laws and Records; Institutional Records in Nebraska and Farming and Ranching Records. 536 pages | Revised Edition, published 2014 | PDF (download-only) edition
Part Number: QDDNA4PACK_

Price: $19.95
Hundreds of thousands of genealogists have turned to YDNA testing to aid in their genealogical efforts. However, after completing the test, many are faced with more questions than answers.

This guide will walk you through each aspect of YDNA testing and help you identify your next steps to finding or extending paternal lines. You'll receive clear and concise explanations of: How to determine if the YDNA test is right for you and your research, what the YDNA test can tell you, Haplotypes and Haplogroups, wow many markers you should have tested, wow to get tested step-by-step, the best company for YDNA testing, what the testing company can tell you, how to get the most out of the testing company website tools.
Part Number: QDSTART_

Price: $5.95
Do you want to use DNA to further your genealogy research? This guide will help you select the DNA test (and testing company) that is right for you. It's never been easier to get started. Let Your DNA Guide show you the way! This guide provides answers so you can test with confidence.
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