- German Immigrant Waves:Contrasts and Sources
- Tackling the “Born in Pennsylvania" Problem
- Letterpress to Digital: Using Historical Newspapers in Print, Microfilm, Online
- Finding a German Heimat (Home Village) Online
James M. Beidler writes Roots & Branches, an award-winning weekly newspaper column on genealogy. In addition, he is a columnist for German Life magazine and is editor emeritus of Der Kurier, the quarterly journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society. He is a research-reports editor at Legacy Tree Genealogists, Inc. Biedler is also a frequent contributor to other periodicals ranging from scholarly journals to popular-interest magazines. He is an instructor for online Family Tree University. The latest of his four commercially published books is The Family Tree Historical Atlas of Germany.
Beidler is a Pennsylvania native who now
Resides in Berks County. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hofstra University with a major in Political Science.