Materials and links to resources used:
Genealogy Break-Out Session on June 14, 2012
The sign-in sheets for the two Genealogy Break-Out sessions on June 14:
3 – Norway Travel Guide form National Geographic (link no longer links to the interactive map of Norway.)
8 – Norwegian Organizations and Events and Genealogy by Sheryl Hove
The following explanations of Parish Register Headings, borrowed from the book Norwegian Research Guide by Linda Herrick and Wendy Uncapher are very helpful in reading the column headings from Digital Arkivet:
15 – Norway List (link doesn’t work)
16 – The new Digitalarkivet, created December 2010, and gradually evolving in 2011-2013, it seems to have the most or all of the features of the original site and be easier to use, especially for Americans (link doesn’t work)
18 – Fred Matson’s User Guide for Digitalarkivet —This is a step by step guide with examples, based on Fred’s experiences with this invaluable research tool.
19 – Online Norwegian/American Dictionary (link doesn’t work)
Sometimes it is very useful to be able to switch your keyboard to a Norwegian keyboard so that you can directly type the Norwegian special characters like ø, Ø, æ, Æ, å, and Å. The two links below show you how to do that, for Norwegian and for other languages.