Googling Around with Google and other Technology

Googling Around with Google and other Technology


by Geoff Rasmussen

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Googling Around with Google and other Technology


Google and the genealogist were meant for each other. In this webinar, presented by's host Geoff Rasmussen, you will learn how to unlock some of Google's secrets. Learn:

  • How to help our ancestors find us with Google Alerts.
  • How to better craft Google Searches with Douglas Barry's customized Google Search form.
  • How and why to search with a digital image instead of a phrase.
  • How to set up a Google Calendar and how to optionally embed other kinds of calendars.
  • How to view historical state and county boundaries (similar to AniMap, but for free) with Google Earth.
  • Other fun technology as time permits

This class is being presented to a live audience as part of the Sacramento Genealogical Society's annual spring seminar. The seminar committee invites you & the live worldwide webinar audience & to join with them for this special class.


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Presenter: Geoff Rasmussen

Geoffrey D. Rasmussen is the father of four budding genealogists. He graduated with a degree in Genealogy and Family History from Brigham Young University and has served as director and vice-president of the Utah Genealogical Association. He is the founder and host of the Legacy Family Tree webinar series and develops the Legacy Family Tree genealogy software. Geoff enjoys playing the piano, organ, cello, basketball and bowling. His favorite places are cemeteries, the ocean, and hanging out with other genealogists. He met and proposed to his wife in a Family History Center. He is the author of Kindred Voices: Listening for our Ancestors, and the popular books Legacy Family Tree, Unlocked! and Digital Imaging Essentials.

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