An Interview With Stefan Boddie, CEO of Veridian Software/DL Consulting

I recently conducted an interview with the CEO, Stefan Boddie. Below is a transcript of that interview. But first a quick overview of Veridian Did you know that Veridian Software has collections of digitized newspapers that can be searched for free? Over 50 million pages! Did you know that they power California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, …

GenealogyBank Adds/Updates 64 Titles – July, 2021

GenealogyBank, a subscription newspaper site, has announced its’ updates for July 2021. There are 31 New Titles and 33 Titles that have had issues added in the previous month. From GenealogyBank: Here are some of the details about our most recent U.S. newspaper additions: A total of 62 titles from 29 states, plus 1 title from …

32 Free Genealogy and Newspaper Research Quick Reference Guides

In the past couple of months, I have been inspired to create what I call Quick Sheets, more commonly called Quick Reference Guides. There now are a total of 32 of them. Here are all of them. Just click on the link to the right of the word “Download” to view and download the pdf. …

Why the Heck Aren’t You Researching Old Newspapers – The Third Dimension

I have to admit to a huge bias here – but I will say it – Searching old newspapers for articles about my ancestors is without question the most fulfilling research about my family history. Period! Everyone has different motivations for genealogy research. Some are name collectors, some want to be tied to someone famous; …

Canada Online Historical Newspaper Links

This past week I have been updating the articles published in the past that contain links to free online historical newspapers for Canada. Each article focuses on one single province (the territories are grouped into one article).  There are about 4,075 historical newspapers available online for free, and the links are included in these articles. …

Canadian Territories Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Although the three Canadian territories of Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Yukon make up almost 40% of the landmass, they total less than one-half of one percent of the country’s population. There are of course newspapers available, and online historical newspapers are sparse. But there are a few. Below is a list of where the titles …

Quebec Online Historical Newspapers Summary

  Quebec is one of the Canadian provinces that does have a single central online repository for searching historical newspapers. Also, there are hundreds of free publications available on other sites and there are collections available on subscription sites. Below is a list of where the titles are stored and the link so that you …

Did You Know That Veridian has Over 50 Million Digitized Newspaper Pages to Search for Free Online?

Did you know that Veridian Software has collections of digitized newspapers that can be searched for free? Over 50 million pages, I might add. Did you know that they power California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Virginia,  Washington, and Wyoming state newspaper collections? You may have used their software and didn’t know it! How about country-wide …

Advantage Archives Adds 600K Historical Newspaper Pages – June, 2021

In February 2017, I started publishing a list of the catalog of online historical newspapers from over 400 different collections put together by the Advantage Archives Company, developed in conjunction with the libraries, historical societies and museums across the U.S. who preserve the historical newspapers for their communities. The list has grown a lot since …

Alberta Online Historical Newspapers Summary

Alberta is one of the Canadian provinces that has several central online repositories for searching historical newspapers. Also, there are a few free publications available on other sites and there are collections available on subscription sites. Below is a list of where the titles are stored and the link so that you can access them.  …