How to Make the Perfect Genealogy Research Plan – An Interview with Lisa Alzo

In this episode, Lisa Alzo offers practical tips for creating your own genealogy research plan. Plus, learn how to better organize that research (including any documents and other valuable resources). This episode is sponsored by Get 20% off a Publisher Extra subscription at with coupon code familytreemagazine. Tree Talk (2:20) Family Tree Magazine New Media editor Rachel Christian joins Lisa to share the latest genealogy new. Some highlights for January include: Media and Pop Culture * Finding Your Roots TV series on PBS has inviting non-celebrities to apply to be featured on the show, for the first time ever. Major Updates to Important Genealogy Resources National Archives has launched a newly redesigned version of their online card catalog. Record Releases * The National Museum of African-American History and Culture launched a Freedmen’s Bureau search portal. * Historical Society of Southern California in partnership with the National Archives at Riverside has published 2200 Chinese Exclusion Act case files. Join the conversation – Follow Family Tree Magazine on social: Facebook Twitter Instagram Pinterest YouTube The Genealogy Insider email newsletter includes a digest of articles, including one or two free articles in each newsletter. Daily and weekly options.  Feature: Creating a Genealogy Research Plan (5:16)

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