Thursday, 1 March 2018

The Irish & America virtual Reading Room launches with 42 e-books on subscription

Many thanks to Brian Mitchell MAGI, who manages the Derry Genealogy Centre, for alerting me to the revamped website of the Genealogical Publishing Company of Baltimore. company has launched a new feature where researchers can subscribe to a selection of themed virtual Reading Rooms. One of these Reading Rooms is The Irish and America Collection. It holds 42 e-books, including eight titles (see below) authored by Brian Mitchell, Tracing your Irish Ancestors, by John Grenham, Finding Your Irish Ancestors in New York City, by Joe Buggy, and a wide range of other publications that Irish-American and Irish-Canadian researchers, in particular, are likely to find helpful to their family history.

to The Irish and America Reading Room cost US$10 per month or US$100 per year. A subscription allows you to search, view, copy and print from the digital publications.

The following books by Brian are included in the subscription:
  • A New Genealogical Atlas of Ireland
  • A Guide to Irish Parish Registers
  • Irish Passenger Lists 1847-1871
  • Genealogy at a glance: Irish Genealogy Research
  • Genealogy at a glance: Scots-Irish Genealogy Research
  • Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy
  • Irish Emigration Lists 1833-1839
  • Irish Passenger Lists 1803-1806