Sign up for the Family Tree Newsletter Plus, you’ll receive our 10 Essential Genealogy Research Forms PDF as a special thank you!
Get Your Free Genealogy Forms
"*" indicates required fields
We’ll show you how to get 2011 started on the right foot. We’ve got tips for using a research plan and ways you can make 2011 the year of the heirloom.
Ep. 32: January 2011
In this episode:
News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad
Diane gives us the scoop on the new FamilySearch website.
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.
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
Grace offers her tips for getting 2011 started right, with three steps to reaching your preservation goals this year:
Just start scanning.
Invest in quality archival materials.
She mentions the Flip-Pal portable scanner, the October and November episodes of the podcast, and recommends these archival suppliers:
- 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.
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
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.
Have fun climbing your family tree!