Diane Barbour – Path to the Past: Using Periodical Literature in Your Research

One of the most often overlooked sources for genealogists is written literature. Using the Periodical Source Index is the way you open the door to this literature. Genealogy societies have been in existence since the mid-1800s. Many of them produce periodicals containing a vast array of information about an almost endless variety of topics. After this presentation you should be able to use PERSI (The Periodical Source Index) to find and locate articles pertaining to your family research.