Archives for: January 2012, 15


Categories: New Magazines

New Issue of Family Tree

Family Tree Magazine, February 2012, Vol. 13, No. 1

* "Self Improvement: Become a Better Researcher With These 101 Ways to a New Genealogy You" by Lisa A. Alzo, pgs. 12-19.

* "It's Academic" by Tami Osmer Glatz, pgs. 24-27. Note: article looks at how to user resources in college and university libraries

* "Address Your Mess" by Maureen A. Taylor, pgs. 44-47. Note: article provides 5 steps in how to organize your photographs collection.

Note: This issue can be borrowed for 1 week. Back issues of most Prairie History Room magazines are kept in the shelf behind the current issue and can also be borrowed for a 1 week loan period.

Categories: New Books

New PHR Books for Week of Jan. 15-21, 2012

Harris, James M. A Stanley Thompson Masterpiece: Waskesiu Golf Course 1935-2010. Prince Albert, SK: J.M. Harris, 2010.

Summary: A historical and pictorial look at the Waskesiu golf course in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The course was designed by the legendary Canadian architect, Stanley Thompson.

McGrane, David P., editor. New Directions in Saskatchewan Public Policy. Regina, SK: CPRC Press, 2011

Summary: This book examines emerging and established trends in Saskatchewan public policy and gives ideas on where the province should be heading in the 21st century.

Nicholson, B. A., editor. Human Ecology of the Canadian Prairie Ecozone: 11,000 to 300 BP. Regina, SK: CPRC Press, 2011.

Summary: This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the human experience in the Canadian Prairie Ecozone over the past 11,000 years.

Reed, George and John Chaput. George Reed: His Life and Times. Regina, SK: Centax Books, 2011.

Summary: Autobiographical account of the iconic Saskatchewan Roughrider’s life on and off the field.

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