NGS 2022 — Turbo Charge Your Research Planning with Trello

I pro­vide many of the mate­ri­als from my pre­sen­ta­tions for free on this site, to help peo­ple learn how to use tech­nol­o­gy to improve their suc­cess with geneal­o­gy research.  I get paid to cre­ate and present these mate­ri­als, of course. And I hope you or your soci­ety will hire me. But that is sec­ondary to… Con­tin­ue read­ing NGS 2022 — Tur­bo Charge Your Research Plan­ning with Trello

NMGS July 2021 — Evernote for Genealogists

I spoke to the mem­bers of the New Mex­i­co Genealog­i­cal Soci­ety (and actu­al­ly any­one who want­ed to could get on the Zoom), about how geneal­o­gists can ben­e­fit from Ever­note. In that lec­ture, I men­tioned Ever­note Tem­plates, and a workaround to use tem­plates man­u­al­ly. Here are some sam­ple tem­plates that I cre­at­ed.  101 — Tem­plate —… Con­tin­ue read­ing NMGS July 2021 — Ever­note for Genealogists

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NGS 2017 — Researching Your Civil War Carolinian

Here are the slides I pre­sent­ed on the top­ic of “Research­ing Your Civ­il War Car­olin­ian” at the Nation­al Genealog­i­cal Soci­ety Fam­i­ly His­to­ry Con­fer­ence, 11 May 2017, Raleigh, North Carolina

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NGS 2017 — Beyond Google

Here are the slides I pre­sent­ed on the top­ic of “Beyond Google: The Evo­lu­tion of Search” at the Nation­al Genealog­i­cal Soci­ety Fam­i­ly His­to­ry Con­fer­ence, 11 May 2017, Raleigh, North Carolina

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NGS 2015 — Evernote for Genealogists

I recent­ly gave two talks on geneal­o­gy and tech­nol­o­gy at the NGS Fam­i­ly His­to­ry Con­fer­ence in St. Charles, Mis­souri. One talk was Ever­note for Geneal­o­gists. Here are the slides. (Please note that I wrote these in Keynote, but have to con­vert them to Pow­er­Point to pub­lish, so there may be some con­ver­sion effects.) A key resource… Con­tin­ue read­ing NGS 2015 — Ever­note for Genealogists

FGS 2014

I attend­ed the Fed­er­a­tion of Genealog­i­cal Soci­eties annu­al con­fer­ence in San Anto­nio, Texas this week. It was a great week, with good lec­tures from lead­ing geneal­o­gists, as well as an active exhi­bi­tion hall. I was hon­ored to be asked to present two talks on the first day: Strate­gic Plan­ning for Soci­ety Lead­ers FGS 2015 — Strate­gic Plan­ning for… Con­tin­ue read­ing FGS 2014

Eulogy for Alice Jones

I think of my moth­er are an adven­tur­ous per­son. She thought noth­ing about pack­ing the five of us into a VW bug and head­ing to British Colum­bia. Or, when we were more grown, into a sta­tion wag­on and head­ing to West Vir­ginia, or Boston. When she want­ed to revamp the kitchen cab­i­nets, but couldn’t afford… Con­tin­ue read­ing Eulo­gy for Alice Jones

Alice May Jones

Alice May Jones passed away May 26, 2014 in Scott Town­ship, Alleghe­ny Coun­ty, Penn­syl­va­nia. She was born March 16, 1928 in Ord, Nebras­ka, the only child of Ernest Melvin Hill and Helen Kjer­s­tine John­son. Her father was a cloth­ier who lost his busi­ness in the Depres­sion and returned to farm­ing; he died when she was… Con­tin­ue read­ing Alice May Jones

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