In this episode:
- News from the Blogosphere
- Top Tips: Using a Research Plan
- 101 Best Websites: Evernote
- Safe Keeping: Plans for 2011
- Family Tree University Crash Course
- Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
Diane gives us the scoop on the new FamilySearch website. Read more at the Genealogy Insider blog.
Top Tips: Using a Research Plan
Author Lisa Alzo provides tips on using a Research Plan to organize your research from her article “Road Map to Your Roots” in the January 2011 issue of Family Tree Magazine. See a sample family history research plan here.
101 Best Websites: Evernote
Andrew Sinkov, vice president of marketing for Evernote, gives us a tour of the website and innovative ways the website can help you save and remember everything you find online.
Safe Keeping: Plans for 2011
- Set mini-goals.
- Just start scanning.
- Invest in quality archival materials.
- Archival Methods, (866) 877-7050
- Gaylord Brothers, (800) 962-9580
- Hollinger Metal Edge, (800) 634-0491
- Light Impressions, (800) 828-6216
- University Products, (800) 628-1912
Family Tree University Crash Course
Family Tree University instructor Nancy Hendrickson shares some great ideas for organizing your family history research from her class Organize Your Genealogy.
The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy
Allison provides additional resources for starting the research year off right:
- Organization Made Easy recorded webinar
- Keep an eye out for the special product bundles in the Family Tree Shop store each month. In January: Roots Resolutions
Have fun climbing your family tree!
Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.