What I Learned on my SLIG, APG, Rootstech Vacation

What I Learned on my SLIG, APG, Rootstech Vacation

First let me say attending SLIG2012, APG PMC, and Rootstech2012 back to back is no vacation - it is an endurance race! cI attended Dr. Thomas W. Jones' course on Advanced Genealogical Methodology, don't know why the sign is different than the syllabus, but before I could fully digest all that I learned in that 5 day institute course, I was hit withAPG PMC (Association of Professional Genealogists - Professional Management Conference).During this one day conference, we heard from the delightful J. Mark Lowe on Developing Advanced Research Plans While Staying on Track in a Modern World. Besides my coming away from the presentation with a marked Southern accent, I was most excited about his idea of using index cards as a tool to record what he needs to search in a particular repository. Very low tech and I loved it! I will share more about this later and how it all works out.During the luncheon we heard from Jay Verkler, former President and CEO of FamilySearch. Jay is always a great Continue reading