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Organizing Your Research Using Evernote

  • Vermont Genealogy Library 377 Hegeman Avenue Colchester, VT, 05446 United States (map)


No matter where our ancestors hail from, each of us deals with many similar issues: paperwork clutter, "Post-It Notes" everywhere, multiple homes for the same types of data and the frequent inability to find that file or photo we need right now. If you've encountered organizational issues with your research maybe Evernote is the answer. Evernote is a free, powerful yet relatively simple tool for taking charge of your records and your searches regardless of which type of computer, tablet or smartphone you use.

In this talk Ed McGuire will describe how you can enlist Evernote to tackle some of our most common organizational challenges. He will discuss how it works, show how to construct handy forms including research logs, to-do lists, and templates as well as describe features such as tags, note links and reminders. Ed will also cover how to save PDFs, spreadsheets, photos, voice recordings and more. And he'll explain Evernote's incredible abilty to find anything you've saved. Join us to learn about the best genealogy organizing tool on the planet and discover why Evernote has over 100 million happy users worldwide.

 All classes are $5.00 for members and the public.