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Vote for Your Favorite Genealogical Journal or Magazine

The About Genealogy 2013 Readers' Choice Awards

Genealogical journals and family history magazines are a great resource for learning about new genealogy tools and resources, as well as expanding your understanding and applications of genealogical methodologies. Which genealogical journal or magazine best challenges your thinking or introduces you to new sources and ideas? These five were chosen by About Genealogy readers as finalists - vote for your favorite!

  1. You may vote once per award category per day (each 24-hour period) between February 19 and March 19, 2013.
  2. Be sure to return to the main poll page and vote in each of the 2013 About Genealogy Readers' Choice categories.
  3. Winners will be announced on March 27, 2013.
  4. Users must provide an email address or log in via their Facebook or About.com accounts to vote. This helps to ensure fairness during the voting process.
About.com 2013 Readers' Choice Awards

The following five finalists for the 2013 About Genealogy Readers' Choice Awards represent the genealogical journals and magazines most nominated by readers of About Genealogy. In alphabetical order:

  • American Ancestors Magazine
    Published four times a year by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors magazine is geared to genealogists of all levels with articles on useful sources and helpful research strategies as well as historical accounts and case studies.
  • Family Tree Magazine
    Chock full of tips and info in a fun, easy-to-read format, the U.S.-based Family Tree Magazine reaches beyond genealogy research to also encompass ethnic heritage, family reunions, scrapbooking and historic travel. Online blogs and other free content can be found on the website, and you can also subscribe as an online digital subscriber to much of the content.
  • National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ)
    The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, published since 1912, focuses primarily on case studies, methodologies, and book reviews. Digitized back issues of the NGSQ (1974, 1976, 1978-current) are available to members of NGS in the online Members Only area. The NGSQ Index is also available online for free for both members and non-members.
  • NGS Magazine
    The magazine of the National Genealogical Society focuses on "how to" articles and other content highlighting records, sources, and problem-solving techniques. Praised by readers for its practical, timely information and easy-to-read style.
  • Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine
    The British genealogy magazine based on the popular BBC television show of the same name is a great place to keep up with new record collections, as well as access research guides written by a variety of genealogical experts. Readers also mentioned loving the corresponding website's free blogs.

Thank you for voting in the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards! Be sure to come back to this page and use the "Current Results" link to see how your choices are doing, and visit my About Genealogy blog on March 27th to see the winners.

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