Register for and help us celebrate webinar #300 this Wednesday. Denise May Levenick will present "The Paper-Less Genealogist". You will learn simple strategies to:
- Break the paper habit,
- File less paper,
- And organize what you keep.
You will also learn about:
- The best scanner for your needs,
- Basic scanner settings for genealogists.
- File-naming for easy retrieval,
- And baby steps to help you move toward managing less paper.
Join us and Denise May Levenick for the live webinar Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day.
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About the presenter
In every family, someone ends up with “the stuff.” Denise May Levenick is a writer, researcher, and speaker with a passion for preserving and sharing family treasures of all kinds. She is the creator of the award-winning family history blog, The Family Curator
and author of two books on preserving family treasures, How to Archive Family Photos
(Family Tree Books, 2015), and How to Archive Family Keepsakes: Learn How to Preserve Family Photos, Memorabilia and Genealogy Records
, (Family Tree Books, 2012).
Denise inherited her first family archive from her grandmother – a trunk filled with photos, letters, documents, and lots of “miscellaneous stuff” and is now the caretaker of several family collections. She has adapted professional archival techniques to the family archive situation and shares her experiences at her website
, and in her books and articles.
Denise is a frequent contributor to family history magazines and online publications, and presenter for webinars and workshops. She is a former high school English and Journalism teacher, and a holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature.
How to Archive Family Keepsakes helps family historians use professional archival techniques with their own family treasures. Numerous charts and checklists and Denise’s practical guidance offer step-by-step advice for organizing, preserving, and digitizing heirlooms, and genealogy research.
Denise is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Southern California Genealogical Society, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, and The Phi Beta Kappa Society. She heads the grant committee for the Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant founded in 2010 to assist young genealogists seeking to advance their genealogical education. She lives in Pasadena, California.
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The webinar will be live on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at:
- 2pm Eastern (U.S.)
- 1pm Central
- 12pm Mountain
- 11am Pacific
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