30+ Tutorials for Digitizing Family History and Heritage

The Digital Family History and Heritage series is provided as a sampling  the resources you will find on MyGenShare.com.  These videos are part of the Digitizing and Preservation category featuring an online library designed to help learn about digitizing and preserving artifacts, audio, documents, film, video and more.

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A listing of the available video in this series is as follows:

  1. Digitizing family history #1: Why digital preservation is important for you
  2. Digitizing family history #2: Where will we find the genealogical artifacts?
  3. Digitizing family history #3: What will you find?
  4. Digitizing family history #4: Identify what you want to save
  5. Digitizing family history #5: Choosing what to digitize
  6. Digitizing family history #6: File formats and preservation
  7. Digitizing family history #7: Preservation metadata
  8. Digitizing family history #8: Preservation requires scheduled management
  9. Digitizing family history #9: Preservation storage
  10. Digitizing family history #10: Scanning
  11. Digitizing family history #11: Scanning in Professional Mode
  12. Digitizing family history #12: Voice recognition and OCR
  13. Digitizing family history #13: Digital photography
  14. Digitizing family history #14: Photography is all about light
  15. Digitizing family history #15: A few tools for genealogy photography
  16. Digitizing family history #16: Intro to editing genealogy photography
  17. Digitizing family history #17: Audio recordings – Setup Audacity
  18. Digitizing family history #18: Digitizing vinyl records
  19. Digitizing family history #19: Digitizing cassette tapes
  20. Digitizing family history #20:  Audio recordings – Connecting turntable and tape deck to computer
  21. Digitizing family history #21: Digitizing your LP and tape collections – Step 1
  22. Digitizing family history #22: Digitizing your LP and tape collections – Step 2
  23. Digitizing family history #23: Digitizing your LP and tape collections – Step 3
  24. Digitizing family history #24: Introduction to copyright
  25. Digitizing family history #25: Digitizing videotapes
  26. Digitizing family history #26: Digitizing 8mm, Super 8, Single 8 and 16mm
  27. Digitizing family history #27: Keeping personal digital photographs
  28. Digitizing family history #28: Keeping personal digital audio
  29. Digitizing family history #29: Keeping personal digital video
  30. Digitizing family history #30: Keeping personal electronic mail
  31. Digitizing family history #31: Keeping personal digital records
  32. Digitizing family history #32: Keeping personal websites, blogs and social media