Who are experts and what is the expert series


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Who are experts and what is the expert series

  1. 1. Who are Experts and What is theExpert Series?
  2. 2. Have you ever considered taking a vacation toperform a genealogy research? Need help withadoption family history research? Want tolearn how to search through and sort outcensus records? Then you could benefit fromthe Expert Series found at Archives.com athttp://experts.archives.com.
  3. 3. Benefiting from the Expert Series The Expert Series sponsored by Archives.com is a series of helpful and insightful articles written by experts in the field of genealogy. These articles provide helpful insights to performing your own research, learning new techniques, or even expanding your genealogy horizons by reading unrelated topics of interest.
  4. 4. These series of articles are provided byArchives.com free of charge to anyone, not justmembers. That means you can use the expertarticles series as a great resource for researchingand expanding your own knowledge for free. Newarticles are posted every two weeks by a new guestexpert, and the articles cover a range of new topicsthat will give you tips and lessons on performinggenealogy research.
  5. 5. Who Are The Experts?Guests who contribute articles to the expert series arechosen by the staff at Archives.com based on theireducation, experience, and specific expertise. ExpertSeries contributors are often those with undergraduateor advanced degrees in research, library sciences, orjournalism. Many have certifications in genealogy fromnational organizations, such as the Board ofCertification of Genealogists. Certified experts havetaken classes and passed exams that qualify them asmeeting high standards of genealogy research.
  6. 6. Others are journalists, authors, legalresearchers, librarians, lecturers, and evenperform full-time genealogy research forclients. Although most Expert Seriescontributors are professionals in genealogyresearch, many are simply long-time genealogyresearchers who have had years of experiencein genealogy issues.
  7. 7. Many of the experts have specific expertise,such as Frankie Davis, president of AmericanAncestors specializing in Native Americangenealogy, or Martin E. Hollick, author of “NewEnglanders in the 1600s: a Guide to GenealogyResearch published between 1908 and 2005.”
  8. 8. These are the people who know about thegenealogy trade, are fully briefed in the mostupdated genealogy research methods, and havehurdled genealogy barriers. With their vastrange of experience, these experts bring theirenthusiasm for genealogy research to you.
  9. 9. What Genealogy Topics Are Covered? The Expert Series covers a different topic every two weeks. You can find specialized topics, such as Native American Navajo roots, Civil War ancestry search, Scottish and Irish ancestry in the United States, and United Kingdom vital records search. General topics include how to get organized for genealogy research, searching US Census records, proper citing techniques, finding living relatives, and much more.
  10. 10. Whether you are just beginning your genealogyresearch or have years of experience, you canbenefit from the knowledge shared on theExpert Series. Perhaps your years of experiencegive you special expertise, or you have a topic inmind for the Expert Series. You, too, canpresent a query to Archives.com with you ideasand qualifications and become an expertyourself.
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