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This month’s podcast topic: Genealogy Websites
In this episode:
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
Lisa’s book is available at Family Tree Shop: Mobile Genealogy
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider, Diane Haddad
Genealogy Website Hacks
Are your genealogy finds too few and far between? Author David Fryxell covers tech tricks for freer, faster, more effective family history research from his new article called Heritage Hacks.
Get the March/April 2017 Family Tree Magazine: Genealogy Websites Guide:
101 Best Websites
One of the most popular websites with genealogists these days is Evernote.com
, and Kerry Scott, author of the book How to Use Evernote for Genealogy
, joins Lisa on the podcast to talk about some of her favorite genealogical uses for this versatile program.
- Indexing and OCR
- DNA and sharing
- Store publications and make them searchable
Family Tree University Crash Course
is a genealogy website from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day is among the top online resources for family historians, with more than 3.5 billion names in searchable databases and 1.2 billion names in family trees. And the best part? It’s free! Family Tree University instructor, Lisa Alzo, shares tips from the family tree university independent study course called Become a FamilySearch Power User
Key areas at familysearch.org:
- Records (US and international)
- FamilySearch Wiki
- Family Tree
- Learning Center
There’s an art to searching: Global, refined, filtered, exact matches, in specific record collections.
Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
Allison shares some of her favorite lesser known genealogy websites:
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