Genealogy is one of the country’s most popular pastimes. The ability to find information about one’s ancestors took a giant leap forward when an abundance of information became available on the internet. Recently it has taken another leap forward with the advent of DNA testing. Now many serious genealogists are using DNA as part of their research.
If you are interested in learning more about it, the following resources describe the process and provide helpful tips.
- 929.1 SM Trace Your Roots with DNA: Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree by Megan Smolensk, 2004
- 929.1 Do Crash Course in Genealogy by David R. Dowell, 2011
- 929.1028 Mo The Official Guide to Ancestry by George G. Morgan, 2008
- 929.1 Qu Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors by W. Daniel Quillen, 2013
- J-NF 929.1 DNA: Windows to the Past by Jim Ollhoff, 2011
- DVD-NF 973.0496073 African-American Lives (DVD) PBS Home Video, 2006
- DVD-NF 929.1072 Exploring Our Roots (DVD) /Kunhardt-McGee Productions, 2006/2010
- Facts on File – Today’s Science Galloway, Evan. “This is Not Your Father's DNA.” Today's Science. Infobase Learning,Jan. 2012. Web. 16 July 2014.
- Gale Encyclopedia of Race and Racism Verdolin, J. L. ”Ancestry.” Ed. Patrick L. Mason. 2nd ed. Vol. 1. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2013. 112-116. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 16 July 2014.
- Gale Science in Context Vergano, Dan. “Find your Inner Neanderthal.” USA Today 14 June 2013: 01A.Science in Context. Web. 16 July 2014.
- Columbus Metropolitan Library, Local History & Genealogy Division
- Ohio History Connection Archives/Library
- Franklin County Genealogical Society, DNA Committee
- Central Ohio DNA Interest Group – meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Library, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
- International Society of Genetic Genealogists