From the Internet:
Family Search A nonprofit family history organization that works to preserve and share the largest collection of genealogical and historical records in the world. They also provide a helpful guide on how to get started: Getting Started.
Cyndi’s List A categorized and cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness A global volunteer organization that helps researchers obtain copies of documents, pictures of tombstones, etc., that cannot be obtained easily by those who do not live in the area of their ancestors.
Find a Grave A website where anyone can look for burial and other final disposition information on family members. The content is provided by volunteers located all around the world.
The Genealogy Center Containing one of the largest research collections available, the center incorporates records from around the world. Genealogy librarians are on staff and available to help.
American Adoption Congress A starting point for adopted individuals researching their biological ancestors.
The Southern Maryland Studies Center SMSC, located on the La Plata campus of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), is an archival repository and research center that collects, preserves, and provides access to materials that document the history and culture of Southern Maryland, an area encompassing Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties, together with the southern portions of Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties.
College of Southern Maryland Studies Center Contact Info:
Mailing Address: 8730 Mitchell Road
P.O. Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910