Saturday, January 8, 2011
This is traditionally a time when we make resolutions - this has been the topic of lots of articles on genealogy blogs and it's a great idea. Here are a few links you might want to check out for ideas on how to get your genealogy kick started in 2011.
About.com has a list of the top 10 resultions http://genealogy.about.com/od/basics/a/resolutions.htm
Elyse's Genealogy Blog focuses on citing your sources http://elysesgenealogyblog.com/genealogy-resolutions-citing-your-sources/
Megan Smolenyak encourages us to volunteer to help Unclaimed Persons http://www.huffingtonpost.com/megan-smolenyak-smolenyak/make-helping-unclaimed-pe_b_803009.html
Families.com has a couple of great ideas http://genealogy.families.com/blog/genealogy-resolutions-for-2011
According to Genealogy Insider 66% of adults make new years resolutions http://blog.familytreemagazine.com/insider/2010/01/06/MayWeSuggestSomeGenealogyResolutionsFor2010.aspx
Need help with organization? Check out the online book In a Pile or a File http://timeforitnow.knotsindeed.com/genealogy/book/beginbook.html or Karen Clifford's website "Organize Your Paper Files" http://www.fileyourpapers.com/index.html.
What is your genealogy resolution for 2011?
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Join GenFriends at Haggard Library on Saturday, January 15, 2011 for a free seminar on Computer Security - Daniel Scurlock is giving a talk about your computer, the good and bad about Facebook, tips on backups, virus protection and other useful stuff for all of us.
When: January 15, 2011 10:15 am - 12:30 pm
Where: WO Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Rd, Plano TX
This is a great opportunity to network with other genealogists and pick up some tips to protect all the work you have done on your family history.