Kind Words from Barbara Renick at #NGS2012

We had a surprise visitor at our booth – #436 – in the National Genealogical Society conference exhibit hall today.

Barbara Renick, nationally known lecturer, author, professional genealogist, and operator of,  came by and let us know that she both uses and teaches the use of our full-text searchable collections and had this to say:

Accessible Archives provides one of the most valuable genealogical tools I have ever used.

–Barbara Renick

About Barbara Renick

Barbara is currently serving as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the National Genealogical Society.

She began teaching PAF and computer genealogy classes in 1985. She frequently lectures on research topics and teaches computer labs at national conferences and at the Regional Family History Center in Orange, California. Over the years, Barbara has had many articles published and was an NGS contributing editor for eleven years.

She co-authored The Internet for Genealogists: A Beginner’s Guide, made two instructional videos on using the Internet for genealogy, and now publishes instructional videos online at her website .

Her last book, Genealogy 101: How to Trace Your Family’s History and Heritage, was sponsored by NGS for its 100th anniversary. Barbara has served on the APG Board of Directors and as secretary for that organization.

All images included in blog posts are from either Accessible Archives collections or out of copyright public sources unless otherwise noted. Common sources include the Library of Congress, The Flickr Commons, Wikimedia Commons, and other public archives.

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