Managing the Genealogy Data Monster

Managing The Genealogy Data Monster

Summary Details

Length: 60-90 minutes (flexible)

Summary: It is so easy to let the large amounts of data involved with genealogy overwhelm you – to the point that family history research is no longer fun! Learn how to tackle the three main problem areas of genealogy data: research data, project data and file data so you can put the fun back in your research!

Description: Attendees will learn the basics of working “smarter” instead of “harder” when it comes to managing genealogy data. We’ll cover setting up genealogy projects and tracking them to completion, using a research log to track research, and how to better manage your genealogy data files.

Audience Level: Beginner.

Content: 8 pages.

Outline

  • Overwhelming Data and Genealogy – Work Smarter Not Harder
  • Genealogy Projects
    • Project Management Basics
    • Tools to Use
    • Tips and Techniques
  • Genealogy Research Data
    • Research Log Basics
    • Tools to Use
    • Tips and Techniques
  • Genealogy Files
    • File Management Basics
    • Tools to Use
    • Tips and Techniques
  • Resource List

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