Ethnic and International Genealogy

General

Ethnic genealogy: a research guide 
Smith, Jessie Carney 
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983 
Reference 929.1 SMI 
(Copies are available at the Nichols and Naper Boulevard libraries.)

Google Translate 
This site can be used to translate any Web pages in foreign languages.

WorldGenWeb Project 
A partner program of the USGenWeb project, this site intends to locate and post Web sites related to genealogy for all the world's countries.

African American

Black genesis: a resource book for African American genealogy 
Rose, James M. 
Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003 
Reference 929.1 ROS 
(Copies are available at the Nichols and 95th Street libraries.)

African American Research at the National Archives 
This site features a number of articles and gives an idea as to what records are out there regarding African American genealogy research.

AfriGeneas 
This site features a number of helpful resources, including a searchable database of surnames taken from the records of slaveholders.

The USF Africana Heritage Project 
This site has a number of articles and a link to the free AfriQuest database, which allows you to search and share family histories and documents.

Native American

Indian/Native American Research at the National Archives 
This site features useful articles and links to digital collections.

Native American-Indian Genealogy 
This site features information on different tribes, an article for beginners and transcribed records.

Jewish

JewishGen 
This site features discussion groups and a variety of databases.

British Isles 

Family history for the older and wiser: find your roots with online tools 
Fifer, Susan 
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.: John Wiley & Sons, 2010 
929.10285 FIF 
(This is available at the Nichols, Naper Boulevard and 95th Street libraries.)

The genealogist's Internet 
Christian, Peter 
Fourth edition. Kew: National Archives, 2009 
929.1028546 CHR 
(This is available at the Nichols and 95th Street library.)

Pocket guide to Irish genealogy
Mitchell, Peter
Third edition.  Baltimore, MD: Clearfield Co., 2008
929.1072 MIT
(This is available at the Nichols Library.) 

A new genealogical atlas of Ireland
Mitchell, Brian
Second edition.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2002
929.1072041 MIT
(This is available at the Nichols Library.)

Tracing your ancestors in the National Archives
Bevan, Amanda
Seventh revised edition. Kew: National Archives, 2006
929.341 BEV
(Copies are available at the Nichols and Naper Boulevard libraries.) 

Tracing your Irish family history
Adolph, Anthony
Buffalo, N.Y.: Firefly Books, 2009
929.1072041 ADO
(This is available at the Nichols Library.) 

Tracing your Scottish ancestors
National Archives of Scotland
Fifth edition.  Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2009
929.10720411 TRA
(This is available at the Nichols Library.)

BBC-Family History 
The BBC's Family History page has some articles and tutorials.

Family History in the National Archives of Scotland 
This site features information about the kinds of records kept in the National Archives and how they might be accessed.

FreeBMD 
This site features free Internet access to the Civil Registration Index for England and Wales from 1837-1983. The whole index is not yet finished, transcription is ongoing.

Introduction to Genealogy- From the National Archives of Ireland 
This site has links to the 1901 and 1911 census returns, the Primary Valuation and tithe applotment books.

GENUKI 
This site features a collection of pages that serve as a virtual reference library for information regarding the UK and Ireland.

United Kingdom - Public Record Office - Documents Online 
Online searchable index to United Kingdom probate records, with over one million wills from the period of 1384-1858 available. Many other records can be searched including the Domesday Book.

Canada

Catalogue of census returns on microfilm, 1666-1881 
Hillman, Thomas A. 
Ottawa: Public Archives Canada, 1981 
Reference 929 HIL 
(This is available at the Nichols Library.)

Canadian Genealogy Centre - Library and Archives Canada 
This site has links to information on the census and vital records.

Canadian Genealogy Links 
A collection of Canadian genealogy links from Canada's Archival Information Network.

Canadian History and Genealogy Links

Immigrants to Canada 
This site features a lot of information about immigration to Canada, including ship lists and immigration reports.

Europe

The family tree guide book to Europe: your passport to tracing your genealogy across Europe 
Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2000 
929.107204 FAM 
(Copies are available at the Nichols and 95th Street libraries.)

In search of your European roots 
Baxter, Angus 
Third edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 2001 
929.107204 BAX 
(Copies are available at the Nichols, Naper Boulevard and 95th Street libraries.)

D'Addezio.com 
This site includes links to atlases, cemeteries, articles, history and culture, passenger lists and more.

Genealogie.com 
This site is the French equivalent of Genealogy.com, where people can upload their data for searching and exchanging information.

Genealogy.net 
This site features information on German genealogical research in local regions, links to 35 different German genealogical societies, mailing lists, FAQs, a list of heritage books and more.

German Roots 
This site features links to various German genealogy sites.

Italian Genealogy 
This site features a number of discussion forums.

Italy World Club 
This site features links to the Web sites of Italian archives.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Library 
Click here to find a complete atlas of the German Empire, published in 1883.

Eastern Europe

Polish roots 
Chorzempa, Rosemary A. 
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1993 
929.1 CHO 
(This book is available at the Nichols Library.)

Tracing your Czech and Slovak roots 
Wellauer, Maralyn A. 
Milwaukee: Wellauer, 1980 
Reference 929.1072 WEL 
(This is available at the Nichols Library.)

Federation of Eastern European Genealogical Societies 
Features searchable databases related to eastern European genealogical research and pre-World War I maps of eastern European countries.

Scandinavia

Cradled in Sweden 
Johansson, Carl Erik 
Revised edition. Logan, UT: Everton Publishers, 1995 
929.1072048 JOH 
(This book is available at the Nichols Library.)

Digital Parish Records 
Browse Norway's parish records via their national archives.

Finland's Family History Association 
Browse through Finnish parish records online. These records include household censuses, birth, death and marriage records.

Genline 
This is a pay site, but it contains scanned images of nearly all of the Swedish church books, an invaluable source of information on births, deaths and marriages. The church books also include household censuses.

Slaktdata 
This site features a searchable index for some Swedish parish records.  (This site is in Swedish.  Use Google Translate to see it in English.)

Mexico

Archivo General de la Nacion-Mexico 
This is the site for Mexico's National Archives