Technology Initiatives for Genealogy Societies

Technology Initiatives for Genealogy Societies

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: An overview of currently technology resources available to be leveraged by any genealogical society in an easy-to-understand, non-techie format.

Description:  In the 21st century, technology can help genealogy societies not only survive but also expand their member benefits as well as attract new members. Tech guru and Genealogy Ninja Thomas MacEntee takes you on a fun-filled tour that will leave you breathless at the wide range of options available.

Audience Level: Beginner

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection – wired or wireless (preferred in order to show live websites and resources).

Content: 4 page handout

Outline

  • Technology is hard, let’s ignore it!
  • Why technology matters
  • The Tools
  • The Success Stories
  • Best Practices for Incorporating New Technologies
  • What Now?
  • Glossary
  • Resource List

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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