DearMYRTLE’s Family History Hour 7 Aug 2007 genealogy podcast is available for listening via computer or transferred to your .mp3 player if you choose to download the file. An alternative would be to download the file automatically via iTunes. For a complete list of current DearMYRTLE podcasts visit: http://podcasts.dearmyrtle.com/.
TOPICS & GUESTS THIS WEEK
- Edit Places
- Improved IGI Search features
- Compare and update between two PAF 5 files
- Improved Merging
John Willis from MasteringFamilyHistory.com to discuss his growing collection of online video tutorials. URL: http://www.masteringfamilyhistory.com/ Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. This website is the MightyMouse Tour site for the week.
- Compiled Genealogies - Introduction (5 minutes) Overview of compiled genealogies. What they are and how they can be used to find information about your family
- Pedigree Resource File (9 minutes) Searching and viewing compiled genealogies in the Pedigree Resource File
- Ancestral File (15 minutes) - Searching and viewing compiled genealogies in FamilySearch.org - Ancestral File.
OTHER TOPICS DISCUSSED DURING THE PODCAST
- Getting the FHC computers to sync with major websites
- FINALLY, new databases are accessible through FHCs
- Improving society presentations
- New NARA podcast series: Presidential Archives
- Epson's Free OnlineCourses: Preserve and Share Family History
- Footnote is PC Magazine's "Site of the Week"
DearMYRTLE’S BLOG ENTRIES NOT MENTIONED IN THE PODCAST
- Conference in Ogden 15 Sept 2007
- GenealogyBank.com - July 2007 Additions
- Genline on the road Aug-Oct 2007
- ACROSS MY DESK: 3 Aug 2007
- ACROSS MY DESK: 2 Aug 2007
- Footnote.com partners with Allen County Public Library
- HistoryKat Completes First Phase of U.S. Postal Dept