Organizing your materials

Organizing Your Research

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo.  Organizing your family history search: efficient & effective ways to gather and protect your genealogical research.

Organizing Your Research
Links to articles, charts and forms, and publications, software, and supplies

RootsWeb: Using technology to dig up roots


Digitizing and Preserving Your Treasures

McClure, Rhonda R.  Digitizing your family history: easy methods for preserving your heirloom documents, photos, home movies, and more in a digital format.

Personal archiving: preserving your digital memories
How to preserve your digital materials

Rescuing family records

Taylor, Maureen Alice.  Preserving your family photographs: how to organize, present, and restore your precious family images.

Why Digital Preservation Is Important for Everyone
Short video from the Library of Congress