What’s In Your Genealogy Research Toolbox?

What’s In Your Genealogy Research Toolbox?

Summary Details

Length: 120 minutes

Summary: Whether you know it or not, as a genealogy researcher you have some sort of research toolbox. Find out how to better organize your current research tools, how to swap out your current toolbox for a better one, and how to use a myriad of little-known research tools from Google.

Description: Are you overwhelmed with the number of online resources for genealogical research? Are you constantly working with unorganized bookmarks or favorites? Printing out lists of websites you use most? Learn how to build a research toolbox that is organized, easy-to-use, and can be accessed from almost anywhere. We’ll also cover some Google tools that you may have missed including books, magazines, photos, documents and more. You’ll leave this session with new ways to advance your genealogy research!

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: 8 page handout


  • Toolbox Contents and Containers
  • Containers
  • Contents
  • Organizing, Accessing and Updating Content
  • Google Research Tools You May Not Know
  • Glossary
  • Links

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