Genealogy Technology: Latest Trends, Hardware & Software

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We'll take an updated look at how genealogy database software can help to organize research, share charts, and create books or websites for your family. Presented as a very interactive (audience participation) program offering expert insights on how to judge your own needs and requirements in choosing or upgrading this primary genealogical tool. Starting form a truly independent viewpoint, we look at current technology trends (software and hardware), and at the three most popular genealogical database programs currently available (Windows PC or Mac). The Q&A includes a discussion on best practices for entering, sourcing, and reporting with your research data.

David Kleiman is a publisher, historian, and educator, and has been a genealogist and family historian for over 35 years. He is co-founder and chair of the New York Computers and Genealogy Special Interest Group and serves on the executive council of the Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc. and on the Education Committee of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. David is president of Heritage Muse, Inc., digital and print publishers in the humanities, and is the curator of the Loeb Visitors Center at the Touro Synagogue National Historic Site in Newport, Rhode Island. He has authored articles for PC Magazine, Home & Small Business Computing, Avotaynu, and other genealogical publications.

UJA-Federation of New York
130 East 59th Street
New York, NY

Free to JGS members; $5 nonmembers.

For further information contact info@jgs.org.

When: 
Sunday, September 18, 2011 - 2:00pm
Venue: 
UJA-Federation of New York
Sponsor: 
The Jewish Genealogical Society