I love libraries! I thoroughly enjoy visiting libraries and exploring the entire genealogical and historical collection. That includes the books, periodicals, city and telephone directories, microfilm, vertical files, manuscripts, card files, research guide pamphlets, and often much more.
Before I visit any library, including my local ones, I always prepare myself with a research plan. A research plan helps me focus on specific research goals and helps prevent me from just wandering through the aisles – and it can help you, too.
This week I want to share some strategies for planning your research in a library.
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