How to Deal With Other Genealogists Without Going Crazy

How to Deal With Other Genealogists Without Going Crazy

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Genealogy is all about connecting with your ancestors. As part of this process, we often need to connect with other genealogists and share research. It isn’t always easy as it seems!

Description: Learn the best ways to connect with other family historians and share resources including research, documents and research strategies. Discover the various methods of locating other researchers and the best practices to ensure that your work is shared and credited in a responsible manner.

Audience Level: Beginner

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection – wired or wireless (preferred in order to show live interaction using various websites).

Content: 4 page handout


  • Sharing Genealogy: What’s Old is New Again
  • Genealogy Research: Is It Really Yours?
  • Embracing Abundance
  • Saying No Is An Option!
  • Resolving Conflicts So Everyone Wins
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Sharing and Collaborating
  • Glossary
  • Resource List

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