Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Wikis for Genealogists - free webinar now online by Thomas MacEntee

The recording of today's webinar presented by Thomas MacEntee, Wikis for Genealogists is now online to view for a limited time. Thomas was his usual, superb self as he taught a topic unfamiliar to many genealogists. One viewer commented,
"I was completely unfamiliar with wikis before listening. What an amazing brand new world has just opened up!! I'm looking forward to exploring this new area and growing and expanding my genealogy experience. Thank you so much Thomas, Geoff and Legacy Family Tree."
Thomas taught:
  • Why wikis?
  • Wiki components
  • Family history wikis
  • Information wikis
  • Research wikis
  • Wiki platforms
  • How genealogists can use wikis
  • Wiki best practices
    View the recording
    If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 28 minute recording of Wikis for Genealogists is now available to view in our webinar archives.
    Visit to watch. It will be available until August 20, 2012 for free.
    Pre-order the webinar-on-CD
    2012-08-08-CDOwn your own copy of Wikis for Genealogists by purchasing the webinar-on-CD for just $9.95. It includes the 1 hour 28 minute recording of the class, the complete Q/A session, and 4 pages of handouts. Click here for more information or to purchase.
    Special discount coupon
    The special discount coupon of wiki2 that was announced during the webinar is valid for 10% off anything in our online store through Monday, August 13, 2012.
    Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
    • Researching with Geoff - LIVE! August 17.
    • The 5 C's for Success in Genealogy Today with Barbara Renick. August 22.
    • Building a Family from Circumstantial Evidence, with Judy G. Russell, CG. August 29.
    • Beyond the Arrival Date: Extracting More from Passenger Lists with Lisa Alzo. September 5.
    • What is a 'Reasonably Exhaustive Search'? with Michael Hait. September 12.
    • Getting Started with Heritage Collector Software with Kathleen Bitter
    • Use Your Digital Camera to Copy Records with Mary Hill. September 19.
    • Digital Research Guidance, Research Logs, and To Do Lists: FamilySearch, Research Wiki, and Legacy Family Tree with Geoff Rasmussen. September 26.
    • Privacy and our Ancestors with Thomas MacEntee. October 3.
    • Researching Your Irish Ancestors: Beyond the Basics with Judy Wight. October 10.
    • Ten Brick Wall Tips for Intermediate Researchers with Marian Pierre-Louis, October 17.
    • Your Civil War Ancestors: Beginning Your Research with Michael Hait. October 24.
    • Breaking Down Your Irish Brick Wall with Judy Wight. October 31.
    • Researching Your Canadian Ancestors - an Overview with Claire Brisson-Banks. November 7.
    • Genealogy for Novices: Where Do We Begin with Linda Geiger. November 14.
    • The Big 4 U.S. Record Sources with Mary Hill. November 28.
    See you online!
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