In our podcast episode today, Diana and I discuss how to create a genealogy reference center in Evernote. Do you have stacks of handouts from genealogy conferences and classes? What are you doing with that blog post or online article you know you’ll need in the future? Can you quickly find reference information that you saved from a lecture? Knowing how to access these items can help you become more efficient in your genealogy research. Diana shares the strategies she uses. Listen to find out if she convinces Nicole to start using Evernote more often. Links Register for our free...
In our podcast episode today, Diana and I discuss the process of making a locality guide. If you are feeling unsure about how much information to add and how to know if you're finished, you'll want to take a listen! Links ArchiveGrid - 5 million records describing archival materials held in archives, libraries, museums, etc. Periodical Source Index (PERSI) at FindMyPast.com FamilySearch Research Wiki FamilySearch Catalog Purchase our book Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide on Amazon to receive the locality guide template. Research Like a Pro Part 3: Where Did They Live? blog post by Diana RLP 4:...
Today we're talking about preparing to research by learning more about the where your ancestor lived. Doing locality research is absolutely essential! Previously, we talked about objectives in epsidode 2, and analysis in episode 3. Those are the first steps in a research project. Today, Diana and I are going to dive in to the next step, locality research, and talk in depth about all the ways you can learn more about a location. Before creating a research plan and digging into sources, it's so important to prepare by learning about the location. Diana will tell about a mystery in...
Diana Elder, AG®, and Nicole Dyer
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