Publishing Family History

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By [[User:Libby the Librarian | Libby Feil]]
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Have you ever dreamed of publishing your family history research?  Would you like to write up all that you've learned so that the information can easily be passed on to other family members or even the public at large?  Here are some ideas to help you with this.
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Have you ever dreamed of publishing your family history research?  Would you like to write up what you've discovered so that the information can easily be passed on to other family members or even to the public at large?  Here are some ideas to help you with this.
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First, of course, you have to have carried out research on one or more families.  If that's not the case, come in to the [http://www.sjcpl.org/localhistory/ Local & Family History Department] and let us help you get started.
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First, of course, you have to carry out research on one or more families.  Come in to the [http://www.sjcpl.org/localhistory/ Local & Family History Department] and let us help you get started or get past a roadblock.
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Next, you have to put together a book for publication.  Should you include reproductions of photographs, letters, recipes, documents, and moreHow should you layout your family treesas charts, written narratives, or something else entirely?  These helpful manuals can help you figure out the answers to these questions:
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Next, you have to put together a book for publication.  Should you include reproductions of photographs?  What should you do with letters, recipes, and documents you've foundShould you lay out your family trees as charts, written narratives, or something else entirely?  These helpful manuals can help you figure out the answers to these questions:
*Famed genealogist [http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/aCarmack%2C+Sharon+DeBartolo%2C+1956-/acarmack+sharon+debartolo+1956/-3%2C-1%2C0%2CB/exact&FF=acarmack+sharon+debartolo+1956&1%2C9%2C Sharon DeBartolo Cormack]'s [http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/dGenealogy+--+Authorship./dgenealogy%20authorship/-3%2C2%2C0%2CB/frameset&FF=dgenealogy+authorship%3BSORT=on&1%2C%2C13 You Can Write Your Family History]
*Famed genealogist [http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/aCarmack%2C+Sharon+DeBartolo%2C+1956-/acarmack+sharon+debartolo+1956/-3%2C-1%2C0%2CB/exact&FF=acarmack+sharon+debartolo+1956&1%2C9%2C Sharon DeBartolo Cormack]'s [http://stjos.sjcpl.lib.in.us/search/dGenealogy+--+Authorship./dgenealogy%20authorship/-3%2C2%2C0%2CB/frameset&FF=dgenealogy+authorship%3BSORT=on&1%2C%2C13 You Can Write Your Family History]

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Publishing Your Family History Book

By Libby Feil

Have you ever dreamed of publishing your family history research? Would you like to write up what you've discovered so that the information can easily be passed on to other family members or even to the public at large? Here are some ideas to help you with this.

First, of course, you have to carry out research on one or more families. Come in to the Local & Family History Department and let us help you get started or get past a roadblock.

Next, you have to put together a book for publication. Should you include reproductions of photographs? What should you do with letters, recipes, and documents you've found? Should you lay out your family trees as charts, written narratives, or something else entirely? These helpful manuals can help you figure out the answers to these questions:

Don't forget: if you need help carrying out the research you want to publish, you can always come in to the Local & Family History Department and ask for help!

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Last updated by: Libby Feil, December 28, 2006

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