- “DNA Doings in 2017” by Judy G. Russell on her blog The Legal Genealogist
- “Levar Burton’s Keynote at RootsTech 2017 – From Kunta Kinte to Star Trek and The Power of Imagination” by Roberta Estes on her blog DNA eXplained
- “TLC Reveals New Celebrity Contributors for Who Do You Think You Are?” on Geneabloggers. See also:
- “Family Tree DNA Now Accepts All Ancestry Autosomal Transfers PLUS 23andMe V3 and V4” by Roberta Estes on her blog DNA eXplained
- “Checking Out the MyHeritage Tree Consistency Checker” by Randy Seaver on his blog Genea-Musings
- “Brainstorming Through a Brick Wall” by Amy Johnson Crow on her blog
- “OldNews USA Wins Top Honors at RootsTech 2017 Innovator Showdown” by Dick Eastman on his blog
Media and Education
- “Now… for Virginia, now” by Judy G. Russell on her blog The Legal Genealogist – This is about the Library of Virginia and how our genealogy community can help save it!
- “Get a GRIP for June 2017” – Registration opens Feb 22nd!
- “Ancestry.com FREE ACCESS to 1 BILLION UK Records This Weekend!” on Geneabloggers
- “Be Your Own Digital Archivist: Perserve Your Research” by Cyndi Ingle on Legacy Family Tree Webinars – free until Feb 22nd!
- “Announcing the Launch of the Journal of Genealogy & Family History” on Dick Eastman’s blog – this new journal is published by the Register of Qualified Genealogists based in the UK
New and Updated Resources
- Randy Seaver of Genea-Musings has the new and updated lists for Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org
- “Quick Tip – Beta Version of WieWasWie” by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy
- FindMyPast Friday’s newest/updated record sets:
- Norfolk Bishop’s Transcripts Baptisms, Marriages, Burials 1685-1941
- Norfolk Electoral Registers 1832-1915
- British Royal Navy Allotment Declarations 1795-1852
- Victoria Births
- British Newspapers
- “Early Victorian Photos Featured on New Website” by Dick Eastman on his blog