Connie Lenzen writes in The Columbian about an area of genealogy research that can be difficult – the family history of those who are adopted. Genealogy research concerning adoptions can be difficult because, as Connie points out, records were sometimes modified to protect those involved.
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), has posted an article about starting out in genealogy, with suggestions from Christy Wiggins, a genealogy specialist from the Cuyahoga County Public Library system.
John P. O’Connor, the genealogist and family historian who works at the Connecticut Valley Historical Museum Genealogy Library at the Quadrangle in Springfield, MA (not to be confused with the myriad of John O’Connors living in the surrounding areas), has written a good article on genealogy and common (or uncommon as it were) names for The Republican.
Huddersfield Daily Examiner has a good little article on getting into genealogy with a humorous slant.