Today, RootsMagic launches a free update to RootsMagic 7 with TreeShare™ for Ancestry. From within RootsMagic 7, as an existing Ancestry subscriber, you have access to your Ancestry Hints and the ability to share and synchronize data with your Ancestry online trees.
As a courtesy to Ancestry’s subscribers, RootsMagic is offering the full version of their software with a free eBook for only $20 (regularly $44.90). This offer is available to Ancestry subscribers through July 31, 2017.
Get the details at Ancestry.com.
Do you know the difference between nicknamesa and diminutives? Michael John Neill does. Details at Genealogy Tip of the Day.
Need help researching your Western European ancestors? FamilySearch can help!
FamilySearch’s world-renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, will be holding its free Western European Family History Conference, May 15 to May 19, 2017. Guests can attend classes in person or online. The conference will focus exclusively on select Western European research and is intended for beginning and intermediate researchers. Classes are free, but registration is required due to class size and webinar bandwidth limitations. For more information or to register, go to FamilySearch Wiki.
Classes will be taught by the Family History Library’s staff of experts and guest genealogists. Content will focus primarily on how to research records from Germany, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and Belgium. Topics addressed will include census, church, immigration, and vital records.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Use the following links to register for deisired conference classes online or in the library: in-person guests or webinar guests.
Get registration details and complete course descriptions at FamilySearch.
The Family History Library has announced their free classes and webinars for April. Taught by library specialists, they include sessions for beginner to intermediate level researchers. Follow this link for details on the April Classes and Webinars.
Evernote isn’t your only option to manage your research. oneNote has some pretty impressive features too. Here’s a look at some of them . . . 4 Useful Ways to Embed Media in OneNote
If you are using Google Spaces to collaborate with friends, family and researchers, you’ll need to find another option. Google is shutting down Spaces on April 17th. Beginning March 3rd, all content will become read-only and on April 17th it will all be deleted.
Looking for an alternative platform? Check these out: