31 August 2012

Discover Nashville Public Library Video & other Genealogy Library PSA Videos

You may remember a piece earlier this year about the NY Public Library Milstein Suspense Trailer (a PSA).  Though not created with the same humorous intent, a PSA titled “Discover NPL Genealogy” gives a great look at this wonderful resource.

Just because we may not “physically” ever visit a place like the Nashville Public Library, does not mean that we can’t learn some neat things just by watching a video about it.

Several years ago, when I was researching a family with deep roots in Davidson County, I personally used the services of the Nashville Public Library via mail.  So, it was neat to “see” where the materials came from.  And, it reminded me of what I knew was held there and also introduced me to some materials that I hadn’t been aware of!  So, when I next research someone who lived in Nashville or Davidson county, I know where I will start!

Of course, being the curious genealogist that I am, I had to then see if YouTube had some other videos that might be similar in terms of introducing us to the genealogical materials held at a library.  I found these:

What others did you find?

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