Thursday, February 25, 2010

10 Things Genealogists Can't Live Without

Tomorrow Ol' Myrt will present 10 Things Genealogists Can't Live Without at 10am at the St. George Family History Expo. I've waited all week to tell you about this big event, hoping the website would come back online. Don't let the inability to register online stop you form participating in this marvelous event.

So what are the ten things?

FamilySearch Certified Software
Bridging & Full-featured genealogy database software

wiki, Catalog, Record Search& Indexing

Wiggling leaf, scanned images

Online Book Access

FamilySearch Catalog, Google Books, WorldCat

Improved Search Engines

Google – Advanced, LiveRoots,, GenSmarts

Locality-Specific Websites

USGenWeb & WorldGenWeb,; Scotland’s People, Genline


Custom home page

Social Networking

Facebook, GenealogyWise, Second Life

Online File Storage

Mozy, Google Docs, Google Calendar

Distribution Methods, MyCanvas,, Picasa / Flickr, Skype

SO,come on down to the Dixie Center in St. George. The keynote address begins at 8am. The vendor hall is open to the public and the event runs Friday and Saturday this weekend.

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