Questions tagged [organization]

Questions related to the organization of your Family History and Genealogical research information; including but not limited documents, images, books, heirlooms, raw DNA data, etc.

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How to organize my genealogy downloads?

My digital genealogy research is organized according to my needs: A flat folder hierarchy, a lot of tags (Finder tags provided by macOS), standardized filenames and tagging schemes. I have no ...
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Seeking Family Tree Software with Photo Integration that tags faces of people?

I have done a bit of research on various family tree makers but some can be pricey and I would hate to spend the money on something to find out it does not work how I want. Is there a family tree ...
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Determining what records are available about a individual?

This is a companion to Determining what records are available in a particular locale? We've all been there. We've asked, or been asked, "What do you want to know about your research subject?" only ...
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Photos with Audio Descriptions and Acid-Free labels for photos

I've got lots of photos from decades ago in my family. I'm recording my aunts (in their 70's) as they talk about the photos. I ultimately plan to create some sort of web based app where photos will ...
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How should I organise my family archive?

I want to create a family archive of all the physical (non-digital) artefacts I have collected over the years and have wrestled with the proper way to do this with many false starts. I need a ...
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How to organize your sources (digital system)

I'm using an application to store and work on my research. I can have a source, with multiple entities referring to it. Each entity has a unique "page" for the source. Additionally each source can ...
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Renaming record image and PDF files with generic download names

I'm struggling with the problem of how to name digital images that I download from FamilySearch.org and other websites. When the "Save As" dialog box pops up in Windows, there is usually a ...
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Organizing Research: brief subscriptions or research trips

Several of the big box providers like Ancestry, Find My Past, and British Origins offer limited-time subscriptions or limited free trials. I just took advantage of a month's cheap subscription at ...