Have you been looking for a better way to keep track of your DNA matches research? This Airtable quick reference guide can help you use Airtable.com as a central hub to track your DNA matches, segments, tools used, kit access, surnames, locations, documentary research, FAN club, and more. Learn about key Airtable terms, field types, DNA formulas, the Shared cM relationship checker, suggested tables for a DNA research log, field types, and more.
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If you are using Airtable for tracking DNA matches and logging documentary research, I’m excited to share an update to the RLP with DNA base template available in Airtable Universe. Each year I make updates based on my own experience and suggestions from others. I usually do this before our...
Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about using Airtable for a genealogy research log and how to configure and save different views of your tables. Tables are like pages within a spreadsheet. In your research log table, you may have many entries of various record types. You may...
Have you been looking for a better way to keep track of your genealogy research? Perhaps you are hoping to track your DNA matches in a more efficient manner; or list the friends, family, associates, and neighbors of your brick-wall ancestor. The second edition of our Airtable quick reference guide can help you use Airtable.com as a genealogy research log. Learn about key Airtable terms, field types, linked records, using base templates, formulas, views, suggested tables for a genealogy research log, research log headings, expanded record view, collaborating, and more.
Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about Diana’s Airtable template for tracking research on her own ancestors. She has added a DNA status field in order to show which level she has reached for incorporating DNA evidence into her ancestral research. We discuss the levels for documentary research,...
If you’ve started working to add DNA evidence to your family history research, you may need a way to track your progress. I developed the Airtable base template titled “Track Your Ancestral Research” in September 2022 and recently added fields and bases to track DNA information. You can access the...
Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about Diana’s new method for tracking research on her ancestors. She shares her Airtable base that has her ancestors, ahnentafel numbers, research status, and reports she has created. Join us as we discuss tracking research projects that you’ve done in an Airtable...
Do you have several research logs, reports, and other research tools for your ancestors that represent months or years of research? Do you ever forget that you’ve created a tool such as a timeline only to recreate it? I set up an Airtable base to track my research projects, and...
Airtable is a hybrid spreadsheet and database. Most database tools are beyond the technological level of typical users, so most people don’t use database tools. Yet, databases are highly useful. Luckily for us, Airtable is a database tool that doesn’t require that you know how to code. If you are...
Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro we delve into the intricacies of naturalization records, with a special focus on 20th-century cases. A significant part of the episode is dedicated to a case study of Adolph Salmon, a German immigrant. We discuss how Diana traced his naturalization journey through various...
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