It's a DearMYRTLE Hangout on Air with 24 hours of non-stop genealogy news, information, interviews and demos along with 15 minutes per hour indexing via FamilySearch Indexing.
Topics and scheduled guests include:
- 15 minutes of indexing each hour
- BlogTalkRadio - a look around
- Amazon.com – Prime, Kindle ebooks aren’t just for Kindles anymore
- Ancestry Member Trees – privacy, collaboration
- Archive and library research - guidelines and protocols
- Australia's "Royalty" - Jill Ball from Australia
- Citing a US Census Source in 4 different genealogy programs – (FTM Russ Worthington, RootsMagic Randy Seaver, Legacy Family Tree Tessa, Ancestral Quest - Claire Brisson-Banks)
- Cyndi’s List
- Direct, indirect, and now the "new" term indeterminable per Chapter 2 of Thomas W. Jones' Mastering Genealogical Proof, see also addendum and errata to his book: http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/mastering_genealogical_proof
- DNA & Genealogy Research: Where to go to learn more about it
- Drafting Quality Society Programs
- Ethnicity, what if there is no more paper trail
- Essential genealogy books
- Evidentia – it’s FamilySearch Certified now
- FamilySearch Catalog – getting used to new things
- FamilySearch Indexing - Review downloading
- FamilySearch Records Search – a slightly better, new look
- FindAGrave - old versus new
- FindMyPast - Exploring
- Genealogy education options
- Genealogy Game Night - why host not host something like this for your family?
- German genealogy resources – Timo Kracke from Germany
- Google Alerts
- Google Books
- Google Calendars
- Google Drive
- Google+ Communities for your society or family
- Internet security Issues - Thomas MacEntee
- Interviewing relatives
- Images - are microfilm and digital as good as originals?
- Journaling - telling your own story, Julie Goucher's Book of Me
- Law dictionaries: Beyond Black's Law - per The Legal Genealogist
- Lineage Society applications (even if you don't plan to join) - Sheri Finley
- Maps - 14,000+, HistoryGeo
- Mobile devices - favorite apps and a few comparisons
- MyHeritage – online trees, global reach?
- New to a place? Look to genealogy wikis for advice
- Newspapers - GenealogyBank.com
- NextGen Genealogy Network
- One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse
- Pinterest anyone?
- Podcasting: What is it, how can I listen? - Marian Pierre-Louis
- Professional: What does it take?
- Recommended equipment for hosting an AmbushCAM
- Recommended equipment for hosting HOAs
- Recommended HOA Lighting and background
- Scanning tips and tricks – why you want to tiff sometimes
- Scrapbooks - Is there a place for these with 21 century genealogy
- Setting up a Google Page to correlate with the Page's YouTube Channel
- Spanish language Hangouts and info - Sonia Meza from Spain
- The Legal Genealogist - copyright issues for genealogists
- Tombstones – filming tips and proper care
- Top genealogy blogs to follow
- Top genealogy Facebook pages
- Traditions - keeping great-grandma's stories alive
- Twitter: What’s it all about? - hashtags, #GenChat, #Tweetchat
- What is CURATING genealogy news? - Thomas MacEntee
- What role does Evidence Explained play in your genealogy research?
- Why Goodreads?
- Younger generation – Caitland Gow from Australia
- Younger generation - Janet Hovorka, author of Zap the Grandma Gap
FOR FURTHER READING
FamilySearch's 24 hour Worldwide Indexing Event
Previous GeneaSleepOver posts:
- GeneaSleepOver supports massive FamilySearch indexing effort
- FamilySearch Indexing - GeneaSleepOver start time
- Prepping for the GeneaSleepOver
- GeneaSleepOver: Get your pink fluffies on!
- DearMYRTLE's GeneaSleepOver: Worldwide Indexing Project
Happy family tree climbing!
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