Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Genealogy Books are Popular at OPL

You need to be patient to borrow recent genealogy books from the Ottawa Public Library. Looking at the most recently acquired:

Unofficial Guide to How to Find your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Website, Second Edition, By Nancy Hendrickson has 32 holds on 6 copies. BTW: The Toronto Public Library has 6 copies and no holds.

Children's Homes: A History of Institutional Care for Britain's Young, By Peter Higginbotham has 7 holds on 4 copies.

Genealogy for Dummies, eBook, By Matthew L. Helm has 10 holds on 2 copies.

The Street-wise Guide to Doing your Family History, By Mary Teviot has 23 holds on 5 copies.

Tracing Your Georgian Ancestors : A Guide for Family and Local Historians, By John Wintrip is on order with 5 holds on 1 copy.

Scottish Genealogy, By Bruce Durie (featured speaker at the BIFHSGO conference in September) has no holds but 5 of the 6 copies in the OPL system are borrowed and the other is for reference at the Main Branch.

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