100+ Tutorials for the Top 23 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know

100+ Tutorials for the Top 23 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know 2“The Top 23 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know” series is provided as a sampling the resources you will find on MyGenShare.com.  The series will help you learn about the important lessons that all genealogists need to know to increase in research success.

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

  1. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #2: Lesson 1 – Verify, verify, verify data you receive from others
  2. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #3: Five step process of how to verify sources – Step 1
  3. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #4: Five step process of how to verify sources – Step 2
  4. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #5: Five step process of how to verify sources – Step 3
  5. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #6: Five step process of how to verify sources – Step 4
  6. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #7: Five step process of how to verify sources – Step 5
  7. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #8: Lesson 2 – Document and chart your research as you go (Part 1)
  8. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #9: Lesson 2 – Document and chart your research as you go (Part 2 Chart)
  9. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #10: Lesson 3 – Check multiple sources
  10. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #11: Lesson 4 – Be patient and persistent when you hit a brick wall
  11. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #12: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 1
  12. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #13: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 2
  13. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #14: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 3
  14. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #15: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 4
  15. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #16: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 5
  16. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #17: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 6
  17. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #18: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 7
  18. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #19: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 8
  19. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #20: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 9
  20. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #21: Ten steps to breaking down brick walls – Step 10
  21. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #22: Lesson 5 – Talk to your family now
  22. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #23: Lesson 6 – Share your time, research, and interest with others
  23. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #24: Lesson 7 – Organize your data
  24. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #25: Eleven Steps to setting up a color-coded filing system
  25. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #26: Managing and organizing files
  26. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #27: Customizing the Five Windows Folder Templates
  27. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #28: Digital image and folder naming and organization strategy
  28. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #29: Use files to help organize projects
  29. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #30: Customizing folders
  30. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #31: Organizing and labeling a family history DVD-CD
  31. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #32: Organize files for writing family history
  32. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #33: Quicker access to files and folders
  33. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #34: Managing digital camera files
  34. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #35: Lesson 8 – Learn about your ancestors
  35. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #36: Learn about ancestors, for example, Scots-Irish immigration
  36. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #37: Lesson 9 – Keep your genealogy research focused
  37. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #38: Lesson 10 – Expect the unexpected
  38. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #39: Lesson 11 – Don’t be afraid to ask questions
  39. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #40: Lesson 12 – Bring ancestors to life with photographs
  40. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #41: Lesson 13 – Effectively use message boards
  41. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #42: How to write an effective query
  42. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #43: How to post a query to message boards
  43. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #44: How to search message boards
  44. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #45: Lesson 14 -There are many ways to spell your last name
  45. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #46: Create a surname reference list
  46. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #47, Four steps to finding your ancestor’s name in indexes and records
  47. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #48: How to search for alternate spellings
  48. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #49: Become aware of naming patterns
  49. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #50: Lesson 15 – Learn to read old script
  50. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #51: Exploring the first lesson of reading old script
  51. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #52: Learn how letters are formed
  52. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #53: Look for common words and phrase
  53. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #54: Change the way you read old script
  54. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #55: Capitalization and punctuation
  55. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #56: Translating old script – Provide contrast
  56. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #57: Reading old script – Copy and layer text
  57. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #58: Translating old script – Copy, cut, glue, and translate
  58. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #59: Reading old script – Highlight with color
  59. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #60: Reading old script – When two letters are joined together
  60. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #61: Reading old script – X is for Christ
  61. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #62: Abbreviations of old script
  62. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #63: Reading old script – The double U, or, VV=W
  63. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #64: Reading old script – Roman numerals
  64. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #65: Reading old script – Commercial at @ and Ditto
  65. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #66: Reading old script – Signed with an X
  66. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #67: Reading old script – The ampersand, Et and the Etc.
  67. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #68: Reading old script – Leading double f, or ff
  68. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #69: Reading old script – The long S or the leading S
  69. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #70: Reading old script – Letters above and below the line
  70. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #71: Reading old script – Counting minums
  71. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #72: Reading old script – Commonly confused letters
  72. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #73: Reading old script – Language tools
  73. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #74: Reading old script – Familiarize yourself with the document
  74. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #75: Reading old script – Tips for dating the document
  75. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #76: Reading old script – Digital reproduction
  76. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #77: Reading old script – Transcription
  77. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #78: Lesson 16 – Conduct field research
  78. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #79: Organizing your research priorities
  79. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #80: Conducting research during your genealogy trip
  80. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #81: Priorities after your genealogy trip
  81. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #82: Lesson 17 – Backup your data
  82. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #83: Backup best practices
  83. Top 23 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know #84: Early warning signs of hard disk drive failure
  84. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #85: Backup RAID 1 mirroring
  85. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #86: Flash drive
  86. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists 87, Online backup
  87. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #88: Lesson 18 – Use genealogy software
  88. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #89: Lesson 19 – Learn to use the census
  89. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #90: Benefits of using census records
  90. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #91: Census tips
  91. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #92: Remember the neighbors
  92. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #93: Lesson 20 – Genealogy is a repeatable process
  93. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #94: Lessons learned about genealogy research process
  94. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #95: Genealogy Process Step 1 – Identify known family information
  95. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #96: Genealogy Process Step 2 – Decide what you want to learn about your family
  96. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #97: Genealogy Process Step 3 – Select records to search
  97. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #98: Genealogy Process Step 4 – Obtain and search the record
  98. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #99: Genealogy Process Step 5 – Evaluate and use the information
  99. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #100: Lesson 21 – Learn how to use the web in your research
  100. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #101: Lesson 22 – Learn to analyze your data
  101. Top 23 Lessons for Genealogists #102: Lesson 23 – Seek the inspiration of prayer

Host: Barry J. Ewell, Top 23 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know #1: Introduction, is an overview of the research project behind the development of the series.