Links and Resources
Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at ASU's Polytechnic campus offer courses in such areas as communication, English, history, mass communication, philosophy, religious studies, and Spanish — which may be useful to your writing about and researching family history.
The Graphic Information Technology program in the Polytechnic School of ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is a source for gaining creative, technological and managerial understanding of graphic communication technologies in areas such as web, print, photography and multimedia
Cyndi's List is an index containing hundreds of thousands of links to sites for persons interested in conducting research on family history.
Family Search offers resources for persons interested in conducting research on family history.
Family History Society of Arizona has seven chapters throughout Maricopa County, which offer an open invitation to guests and members to attend any meetings. There are additional benefits for members as well.
The American Folklore Society is a hub for resources, professional development and contacts related to folklore around the world.
The Veterans History Project, an initiative of the Library of Congress' American Folklife Center, collects and makes accessible the personal stories of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. Some of the area sites where stories are being collected include:
- Tempe Veterans History Project
- Veterans History Project at Glendale Community College
- Veterans History Project, Sedona Public Library
StoryCorps is a project sponsored by Saturn Corporation, National Public Radio, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Its mission is to encourage people to record their stories.
Creative Nonfiction publishes its magazine quarterly and offers online courses, an annual conference, and mentoring for writers.
Epilogg.com is a free online site for creating detail- and photo-rich obituaries of any length, updateable and sharable at any time.