Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Mondays with Myrt - Episode 2 Archived

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EPISODE 2 - 15 Oct 2012 Mondays with Myrt 

CO-HOST: Russ Worthington

A tribute to Marcia Rice with thoughts and prayers for Beverly Rice and the rest of the family. 

TOPICS: Elizabeth O'Neal's Little Bytes of Life Blog. The "ProGen" book from www.Genealogical.com. The scandalous court file storage situation in Greenville, Tennessee. Skype reaches 45 million simultaneous online calls. Russ described Skype with video option for his society's meeting room where Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak presented from her distant location. Some attendees use Google+ Hangout for family gathering with connections in Massachusetts, California and Croatia. Zite App for iPhone to aggregate news in magazine format. Greater Pittsburgh newspapers feature info on genealogy research and the 1940 census records. University of South Alabama preserves history. Winnie the Pooh Guide to Social Media. The National Archives (US) celebrates digitizing volunteers. Ancestry.com has errors in filing of a map clearly labeled per Michael John Neill at RootDig.com with Russ explaining how to report online database errors to Ancestry.com under "Get Help". Grammarly.com on Facebook. Elizabeth Shown Mills' Evidence Explained on Facebook has additional content not cross-posted to her website www.EvidenceExplained.com, check out her daily posts briefly describing a section on her book. Guest Peggy Clemens Lauritze, AG on becoming an Accredited Genealogist through www.iCAPGen.org. Peggy also demos JSTOR.org, [JSTOR = journal storage] available to libraries, libraries, researchers, teachers, and students around the world with vital scholarly content in more than 50 disciplines. We discuss FTM 2012 as Russ Worthington shows how to add sites to search to the list in the 2012 Family Tree Maker genealogy software program. The Lightening Round topic: "Have you looked at newspapers and what did you find?"

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
Your friend in genealogy.

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