Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

7/10/2006

Technology’s Impact on Immigrant Records

I am no computer whiz, but I use one every day. I have to, I’m a genealogist. It was not always this way, of course. For years, as technology crept into the field of genealogy, I managed to avoid learning how to use the new tools–CD-ROMs, the Internet, etc. I persisted instead in the traditional paths of research–paper, microfilm, microfiche–and I continued to experience some success. But not any more. No longer is it a matter of choice. To conduct an efficient and productive search of an immigrant ancestor’s arrival record today, you must use today’s technological tools. for more click here

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