Do you need a better way to locate the research helps you've accumulated through the years? Are you drowning in paper? 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? Solve your organizational problems by creating your own genealogy reference center using the popular tool Evernote. I started using Evernote three years ago, transferring research articles, maps, charts, templates, and various other helps. I now have an impressive electronic reference center with the articles that I need to assist my...
Becoming an Accredited Genealogist: Levels 2 & 3 Study Group – Session 3, The Three-Hour Research Project
How would you like to produce a research project in three hours complete with a research log, report, documents, family group sheet, and pedigree chart? That is exactly what each Accreditation candidate is asked to do for the final stage of testing. To be honest, this part of the process scared me the most so I was very glad to cover it in depth in my study group. I've now completed two practice projects and I'm gaining confidence in my ability to do this. Why a three-hour research project? A genealogy professional needs to produce high quality research in a...
Do you research in the same state over and over? Do you ever find great information on the web that you'd like to save but don't know what to do with it? Do you have stacks of papers you've printed out for future reference, but you can't find them now? If you answered yes to any of those questions, maybe it's time you created your own research guide. A research guide is a collection of information that you can draw on as you research. It can include maps, history, and geography of your locality. It might be a list of...
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We are thrilled to have Robin Wirthlin as our genetic genealogist. Robin has a B.S. in Molecular Biology from BYU and a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University.