In addition to Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest, the library has another database that historians and genealogists may find helpful with their research. Mel Michigana, which has over 50,000 digitized items including photos, books, atlases, scrapbooks and oral histories, is just waiting to be discovered. This database was the result of the collaborated efforts
The CDC has prepared an online document to help educate and prepare the public for this flu. For a historical perspective of influenza, read The Great Influenza: the Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History by John M. Barry. Photo courtesy of eLibrary.
There have been many studies on brain fitness in the news lately, largely because Baby Boomers and other age groups are interested in keeping their memories and mental accuracy intact into their older years. This latest study, featured in PsychCentral states that expensive gimmicks and vitamins don't work.&nbs
Did you unsuccessfully try to log onto the new Seeking Michigan web site yesterday? If yes, you're not alone.
Griffith's Valuation, carried out between 1847 and 1864, was the first organized valuation of Ireland's property holdings. It's especially helpful to those researching their Irish ancestors because Irish census records prior to 1901 were lost in the destruction of the Irish Public Records Office in 1922.