July 2004, V3#7: Genealogy Sunday, Jan 4 2009 

Can’t see yourself subscribing to a lot of online pay services such as Ancestry?  Check you local libraries and genealogical collections that are “online”.  Many strong collections already subscribe to some extent for their patrons.

May 2004, V3#5: Genealogy Sunday, Jan 4 2009 

Though you are probably already using US Gen Web Project (see previous tip), have you added your query/queries to the email lists that correspond geographically to your problem area(s)?  To get started, go to the county in question.  We suggest you then subscribe to their email list (see below for definition).  If you prefer not to, email the county coordinator with your query and request it be added to the email list.

July 2004, V3#7: Computer Thursday, Dec 25 2008 

Can’t see yourself subscribing to a lot of online pay services such as Ancestry?  Check you local libraries and genealogical collections that are “online”.  Many strong collections already subscribe to some extent for their patrons.