Tuesday, April 3, 2012

April 2012 ISGS Webinar - Going Digital: Organizing Your Research Files Electronically

Just in time for National Organize Your Files Week (third week in April), don't miss our upcoming webinar, Going Digital: Organizing Your Research Files Electronically, presented by D. Joshua Taylor.

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Thinking of going digital? Organizing your research files electronically can speed up processing time, save space, and help anyone become a better genealogist. Learn how to take your paper research notes, logs, and documents and convert them into your own personal “digital archives.”

Presenter: D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS

D. Joshua Taylor "Josh" is a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher. Currently Joshua is a Business Development Manager for brightsolid online publishing, the creator of FindMyPast.com. A frequent speaker at genealogical societies, libraries, and other organizations, his previous speaking engagements include RootsTech, the Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conferences, the National Genealogical Society Annual Conference, and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. He has authored articles in American Ancestors, UGA Crossroads, FGS Forum, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and New England Ancestors, and was a columnist for Digital Genealogist.

Active in the genealogical community, Joshua is the Vice President of Administration for the Federation of Genealogical Societies, where he chairs the Conference Planning and Long-Range Planning Committees. He previously oversaw the Research Services and Education Departments at the New England Historic Genealogical Society and holds an MA (History) and MLS (Archival Management) from Simmons College. He has also been a featured genealogist on NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?

Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/916785542

Recordings and Syllabus Also Available

For ISGS members who cannot attend on April 10th, a recording of the webinar, along with the syllabus, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://www.ilgensoc.org. If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! for more information.

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