- The MoSGA Messenger this week has linked to or discussed several sources for digitized newspapers, including: Irish Newspaper Archive, International Coalition on Newspapers, Chronicling America, the University of Pennsylvania's list of Historical Newspapers Online, Wikipedia's list of Online Newspaper Archives, and Google News Archives.
- James Tanner at Genealogy's Star describes The National Reporter System and why it is a good genealogical resource. He follows up with a clarification on what is meant by Courts of Record.
- The Library of Congress has created a new blog, Copyright Matters. Their goal is to make the Pre-1978 Copyright Office Records more Accessible. "Through this blog we hope to receive your thoughts and ideas so that we can present the records online in a way that will best suit your needs."
- Leland Meitzler at GenealogyBlog reported that book vendors were not being invited to sell their wares this year at the annual RootsTech conference. DearMyrtle, Genealogy's Star, Anglo-Celtic Connections, Smoky Mountain Family Historian, and others have commented.
- Menorahs are becoming popular in Ireland, even though the Jewish population is small.
- The 112th edition of the Carnival of Genealogy has been released. The topic for the next issue is A Charles Dickens Christmas. Instructions can be read at CreativeGene.
Other Weekly Link Lists
- Randy Seaver's Best of the Genea-Blogs at Genea-Musings
- Ruth Blair's Ruth's Recommendations at The Passionate Genealogist
- Julie Cahill Tarr's Friday Finds at GenBlog
- Deb Ruth's Follow Friday Gems at Adventures in Genealogy
- Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak's Genealogy Round Up at MSS's Roots World
I will be taking a vacation from Week in Review through the end of the month. I have scheduled several Amanuensis Monday posts. Otherwise, any blogging will be light.