Ontario Ancestors Conference 2022 The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa
The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa

June 26 – 11:00 AM – Stream B – Let Your Fingers Do the Walking – Favourite Online Resources

Summary  

Numerous non-genealogical resources benefit family historians. Many of these come out of acadmia and not all. Let’s explore a few of these underutilized gems!  

Outline  

Since 2006 I have authored a Net Notes column for Internet Genealogy. It looks at websites of interest to genealogists (over 500+ now) and provides a quick snapshot of mostly free relevant resources that caught my eye. Of all those websites, these are a few that I keep going back for my research. They are all FREE. These are NOT genealogically-specific websites and broader ones that are genealogically relevant to today’s family historians. 
Outline: 
(1) Internet Archive 
(2) Wayback Machine 
(3) HathiTrust 
(4) Google Books 
(5) FamilySearch Digital Library 
(6) JSTOR 
(7) LibGuides Community 
(8) Open Access Theses and Dissertations (OATD) 
(9) Proquest – Dissertation & Theses  
(10) Endangered Archives Program (British Library) 
And possibly more … 

Diane Richard