Organize Like An Archivist: Taming Genealogy Records and Research
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 @ 7 pm via Zoom
Presenter: Nancy Loe, Sassy Jane Genealogy
This presentation helps you put your family history research in order. Can’t find the records you know you have? Lost in a sea of digital files and paper? Let an archivist be your guide. Learn effective strategies to organize your research and link digital and paper records, using the same principles as professional archivists. No need for color codes, numbering systems, or complicated schemes with this archives-based system. And when your records are organized, you can spend more time on the things that matter: finding more ancestors.
- Six-folder master genealogy filing
- Developing consistent file names for scans and downloads
- Retrieving records on demand
- Using consistent data entry in family trees
- Linking digital and paper records
About the Presenter:
Archivist, librarian, and genealogist Nancy Loe has been helping researchers with their family trees since 1977. She specializes in US and European family history research, presenting at webinars and conferences in the US, Canada, and Australia. Nancy’s genealogy e-books and free monthly newsletter are available at sassyjanegenealogy.com. Nancy works on her own tree in the US, Prussia, Scotland, Austria, Romania, Norway, and Sweden. So far, she has visited seven of the eight villages of her great-grandparents in Europe.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Pennington Library