Archive for ‘In the News’

January 24, 2011

Expert Connect at an End

Ancestry.com announced today that it will be discontinuing its Expert Connect services on 18 March 2011.

No reasons were stated for closing the popular intermediary services connecting researchers to clients.

Addendum: 25 January 2011

Genealogist Paula Stuart-Warren sums up my feelings, and the feelings of many other professional genealogists, about Ancestry’s abrubt cessation of its Expert Connect services in Ancestry.com discontinues Expert Connect.

And this article by Thomas MacEntee puts Ancestry’s recent business moves into perspective.

August 30, 2009

A Sunday Walk Around the Blogs

Positivity: GA Man Buried in Coffin Built By High School Students from BizzyBlog. A Rabun Co., GA happening (my home county). See? There are still nice people in the world.

Genealogy: Indirect path is sometimes best route to answers by Julie Miller for the Broomfield Enterprise. A mini case study using indirect evidence to provide proof of a relationship.

Getting Past Genealogy Roadblocks by Steve Luxenberg for AncestryMagazine.com. A nice anecdotal article detailing one man’s search for his mother’s friends.

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