6 Feb 2014

Using Macs and iPads for Genealogy at Rootstech

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I’m presenting Easy as Apple Pie: Using Macs and iPads for Genealogy at Rootstech 2014 tomorrow. If you’re interested in making your Mac, iPad and/or iPhone into a genealogy research ally, this session is for you.

Learn about the latest apps for your iPad and iPhone for mobile genealogy; Mac family tree and photo editing software; Mac backups; and tips and tricks for your Apple product(s). Easy as Apple Pie: Using Macs and iPads for Genealogy is filled with links, screenshots, and tips that will help you make the most of your Apple devices.

We’ll talk about some cool productivity and utility apps that can actually reduce the need for apps on your iPad or iPhone. Other topics include the top ten free iPad apps for genealogy, adding and organizing apps on your iPad, setting up folders to keep your apps organized, and choosing Mac family tree software.


9 Dec 2013

Sassy Jane Genealogy at RootsTech‬ 2014

Sassy Jane at Rootstech 2014 sassy jane genealogySassy Jane Genealogy at RootsTech‬ 2014! This year it’s February 6-8, 2014, at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. I had a great time last year and look forward to seeing old friends and making new ones. And a first: I’m taking the train over Donner Pass in the winter – I think I’ll bring some food with me! I’ll be presenting on Using Macs & iPads for Genealogy. More information on the session will be posted here after the new year.

Using Macs & iPads for Genealogy:

Covering the latest genealogy and research apps, switching from Windows to Mac, family tree software for Mac, and tips & tricks using Mac OS X and iOS.

RootsTech 2014 organizers have added some tools to help you create your plan for ‪#‎RootsTech‬ 2014.

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15 Sep 2013

Illinois State Genealogical Society Fall Conference 2013

The Illinois State Genealogical Society Fall Conference 2013 is coming on October 25 and 26 in Sandwich, Illinois. I’m happy to say I’ll be there, presenting on Saturday the 26th. Since I was actually born in Sandwich, I’m looking forward to going home and meeting new genealogists at the same time. I’ll be presenting the three following sessions.

1. Managing Your Digital Environment

This session presents simple strategies for 1. organizing digital files on your computer, and 2. using Internet tools to manage your online life. Topics include Using Consistent Data Entry and File Naming; Creating the Six-Folder Digital Filing System; and Apps to Organize Your Online Life.

Download Organizing Genealogy Research Using Archival Principles, an expanded guide on this topic here, using the coupon code from the session.


2. Picture This: Cataloging Family Photographs and Records

This session teaches you how to add names, dates, and other information inside digital photographs. […]