Finding Blog Posts—the Easy Way!

If you’ve been following this blog, you may wish that there were an easy way to look for a particular blog post, or to search for blog posts on a particular topic. Well, guess what? There is an easy way!

On our landing page, near the top, is a navigation bar that looks like this:

SLPL website navigation bar
SLPL website navigation bar

Change Catalog to Website, and Keyword to Blog Posts, like so:

SLPL website navigation bar
SLPL website navigation bar

In the search box, you can now input a keyword or topic (case does not matter). Here is a list of some topics of likely interest, and number of hits for that topic (as of 21 Feb 2018):

* African Americans 15
* Archives 42
* Burials 8
* Census 22
* Civil war 42
* Death 104
* Genealogy 28
* Medical 26
* Military 63
* Newspapers 24
* Periodicals 17
* Reference databases 70
* Slave 14
* Soldiers 39
* Wars 30
* Women 101
* World war 82
* Yearbooks 5

Note: This search in fact checks all SLPL blogs, not just the Genealogy Room News blog. To browse our blogs, go here.

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