Length: 60 minutes.
Summary: Using Excel, OneNote, Mapping Tools, and Blogging, learn new ways to visualize your data to fill in gaps, answer questions, and move your research forward.
Description: Most genealogists use some version of family tree software to record and organize their data. Does that software always show the data in ways that help answer all the questions, fill in data gaps, and move research forward? Research examples will be shown from Excel and OneNote to visualize data to fill in research gaps, answer questions, and organize your data. Mapping tools will be explored as a resource to visually document families. Finally, blogging will be discussed as an option to answer questions, share data and more your research forward.
Audience Level: Beginner – Intermediate
Requirements: Projection for laptop computer on large screen. Microphone.
- Tracing Ancestral Families
- Burial Listings
- Immigration and Naturalization
- Organize the information for an individual or family
- Brainstorm a research problem
- Create a research plan
- Illustrate relationships between families
- Prepare for research in property history
- Illustrate military movements
- Show the migration of families
- Examples of blogs
- Reasons to blog
- What to blog
- How to get started
- Blogging resources
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