As you enter The Genealogy Center, you are greeted by a staff member and stop to ask a few questions before starting your research. Or maybe, when you enter, there are several people already asking questions at the desk, so, anxious to start, you bypass the crowd and begin on your own. Either way, later on, you have questions and you look over, and there are a couple of staff members tapping away at a keyboard or examining a book or some papers. No one is asking them any questions, but they look so busy that you don't want to "bother" them.
Well, first, and most importantly, we are never "too busy" to answer your questions and guide you in your research, so you must just overcome that hesitance and ask away. But, yes, we are busy, doing many things that, we hope, will add to our collections and enable you to search more efficiently.
So, just what are we doing?
One staff member peruses book catalogs and periodicals, seeking announcements of new books that are being published, books that we'd like to add to our collection. Another staff member is keeping track of the film that ...