How Do I Keep All This Stuff Straight: Organizing Your Research

Billie Stone Fogarty, M.Ed.
May 24, 2023
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
1m 21s
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Introduction
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Overwhelmed by your stuff?
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Things I have Learned
7m 42s
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Organization
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Useful Forms
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Sample Filing System
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Surname Files Should Contain
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Announcements / prizes
4m 11s
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Questions / answers
14m 25s

About this webinar

Don’t let the “stuff” of genealogy overwhelm your space or your computer files. Organized research can save you time and money and help guide you to the next big breakthrough!

About the speaker

About the speaker

Billie Stone Fogarty, a full-time professional genealogist, is the past president of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Vice President of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, and a state-wide elected member of the Oklahoma Historical Soci
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  1. DL
    Deborah Lesslie
    11 months ago

    This contained a lot of information and good ideas. I already do some of them but see how I can make adjustments and improvements.
    Thank you!

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  2. MR
    M Ray
    11 months ago

    I found this very interesting and helpful to the point that I will be renaming many of my scanned files since I am currently in the process of reorganizing!

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  3. LC
    Lesley Campigli
    11 months ago

    This was so helpful!!! Thank you !!!!

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  4. MC
    Maria Capaldi
    11 months ago

    It was great information, I loved her ideas. I attended the last one she had done and that was Fantastic. So I hope that you have her back again!!

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  5. CB
    Cheryl Bohn
    11 months ago

    I confess–I had an extremely constrained view of what needed to be organized–paper! Billie illustrated that there can be so much more and that we need multiple strategies for multiple types of sources. I like that she emphasized the need for each of us to understand how our own brains work and to work with those strengths and weaknesses, rather than against them.

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  6. JH
    Jacqueline Herring
    11 months ago

    Great webinar! Lots of helpful information and tips.

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  7. AS
    Ann Shettles
    11 months ago

    Excellent webinar and so helpful. Addresses many types of records and genealogical items such as pictures, etc.

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  8. SH
    Susan Hintze
    11 months ago

    Long range, seasoned, planning techniques.

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