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GeniAus Hangout on Air - Let's get organised.
Tue, March 3, 3:58 AM
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The topic for this Hangout comes from one of our genimates, Sharon, who said "Currently having to rethink my filing system as it is becoming a little unwieldy, would love a hangout to discuss what works for other people (so I can steal their ideas)'.

You are invited to join this Hangout, share your screen and provide some inspiration for Sharon and others.

I will post a link to join the panel about 15 minutes prior to the Hangout.
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GeniAus' Hangout on Air - Let's get Organised
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After last night's Hangout problems I purchased a new headset and discovered that Microsoft have a good cashback offer at the moment.
http://geniaus.blogspot.com.au/2015/01/an-ill-wind-blew-some-good.html
Following on from the problems in last night's Hangout where my headset failed for the second time I raced out to the shops this morning and purchased a new one. I'll keep my old headset as a backup as it seems to work spasmo...
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I have sent MrTG off to investigate one for me. He always find a special too.
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Thanks for these kind words +Tanya St Clair Honey. I hope to see you on the pabel in a future Hangout.
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You can watch this event  live on Youtube:  http://youtu.be/DMVEvxC4itM

Family Historian expert, +Jane Taubman  will be taking GeniAus and friends on a tour of the new version 6 of this software. See  http://www.family-historian.co.uk/

If you are wondering how this award winning package can help you organise your genealogy data or if you are just curious then please join us on Sunday 18th January (evening (Sydney time) or Sunday morning (UK time)).
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GeniAus' Hangout on Air - Getting to know Family Historian with Jane Taubman
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Back in the Geneacave
Sat, December 27, 2014, 3:00 AM
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Welcome back Jill and thanks for the mention. So glad you enjoyed the course.  Let me know when you are ready for a FH Hangout.
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I will post the link to join the panel for tonight's hangout around 15 minutes prior to going live.

Should you wish to contribute to the conversation please do so in the stream under the event in the GeniAus Community.
 
The topic for this Hangout comes from one of our genimates, Sharon, who said "Currently having to rethink my filing system as it is becoming a little unwieldy, would love a hangout to discuss what works for other people (so I can steal their ideas)'.

You are invited to join this Hangout, share your screen and provide some inspiration for Sharon and others.

I will post a link to join the panel about 15 minutes prior to the Hangout.
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Thanks, Jill..
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I'll be in the library watching +DearMYRTLE present this hangout. I'm hoping to pick up some tips from the hangout expert.

http://blog.geneawebinars.com/2015/02/mondays-with-myrt-9-feb-2015-from-world.html
Join your friend in genealogy, DearMYRTLE for Mondays with Myrt. It's a 90-minute Hangout on Air with a panel of ten discussing what's trending in the world of #Genealogy. Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians...
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'twas great fun. 
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Here are details for purchase of Family Historian including discount code for Gould Genealogy
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Welcome to the new group members who have recently joined the GeniAus Community.

When we have a hangout on air please put make comments and questions her in the GeniAus group on the event page for the broadcast you are watching. I monitor these comments on a separate computer during the program and try to weave them into the presentation. 

After a broadcast this gives us a secure place to continue the conversation on the topic.
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Duh! Thanks I didn't even think to look there even though that was my question!!!! 😎
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Looking forward to our Hangout tonight. 

I will send out a link to join the panel via this group about 15 mins prior to the beginning of the broadcast.

Please be ready to comment on The Genealogy Do-over. Are you taking part? Are you doing a modified do-over?  Are you ignoring it? What are you doing to ensure that your data is accurate and up to date? Do you have specific goals for 2015?

See you around 8:00pm Sydney Time.
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I can't recall if it was Carmel or Fran who mentioned the app Scannable - I did a test today between Scannable, Scanner Pro and Scanner PDF Pro. Scannable wins hands down. I was in poor light (weather is miserable here!) the app required no fiddling it simply scanned and allowed to upload to the named notebook in Evernote (mine is called Scanned Items!) FAB! Thanks to who recommended it.
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In this first GeniAus Hangout on Air for 2015 Jill aka GeniAus invites her genimates to talk about thier plans for 2015. Have you embraced the Genealogy Do-over, are you attempting a modified version or are you committed to a different approach?

GeniAus is following Pauleen Cass's 3Rs of genealogy approach. How about you?
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GeniAus Hangout on Air - To do or not to do (over) - that is the question.
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Here is a link to Alona's Evacuate blog post that I mentioned in the Hangout
http://www.lonetester.com/2015/01/evacuate/
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  • University of Technology, Sydney
    B. A. (Lib Sci)
  • University of New England
    Grad. Dip. Ed.
  • University of New South Wales
    M. Ed.
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Ancient Australian Ancestor Hunter formerly Geek Librarian Teacher and IT Guy
Introduction
I am an ancient Australian ancestor hunter who was formerly a librarian, teacher and IT specialist. Fascinated by Web2.0 applications I spend every spare moment chasing ancestors and connecting with other genealogists. 


I am a member of several Societies in Australia, England and Internationally.
Bragging rights
Official Blogger at Rootstech in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Official Blogger at AFFHO12.
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Blogs, Hangsout, Presents and Writes on Family History Topics
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Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
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Sydney NSW
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Ready to Learn at FGS!
genealogically-speaking.blogspot.com

Day 2 - Wednesday, 11th February FGS Day 1 I woke up on Wednesday morning eager to start the day; however, as I was still recovering from je

Citing Your Sources, The Side Affects It Can Have.
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"Side Affects for Citing Your Sources," you say, how can that be. Well, it can be and is surely a trying time for many. Let us say your Gran

Talks, articles & webinars - Genealogy notes 22-28 Feb 2015
diaryofanaustraliangenealogist.blogspot.com

Hard to believe that it is the end of February already. Having only 28 days doesn't help but it seems to have gone by in a blur but I have b

Public trees vs. private trees
ancestoring.blogspot.com

If you are a member of any genealogy Facebook group you are bound to have heard the public vs. private tree debate. Every couple of weeks it

Have you thought about joining a Family Society, Association, or Organiz...
worldwidegenealogy.blogspot.com

When I first started to explore my family history, I discovered periodicals that were produced by Family Organizations. These presented wond

PAGE 33, the 2nd page of Wedding Cards/Notices
terwilliger-souvenir-album.blogspot.com

See Page 32 for the 1st page of 4 consecutive pages of wedding cards and notices. Page 32 contained items for our TERWILLIGER & GRAVES famil

Day 1 of RootsTech 2015 & the DNA story
londonrootsresearch.blogspot.com

One of the key topics that I decided to pursue at RootsTech this year, was the topic of DNA. This was partly for selfish reasons as I have n

Google Announces Steps to Clean Up Blogger
www.freetech4teachers.com

If you log into your Blogger account today you will notice a new message from Google about adult content. Clicking the link in that message

Twigs of Yore - Blog: 2015: The year in preview
twigsofyore.blogspot.com

This post was meant to come a few days after my review of 2014. Clearly it didn't, so I will start with a review of the year so far and a pr

What's in a name?
earlylithuaniansinaustralia.blogspot.com

When I was growing up in Adelaide I was well aware that some Lithuanian DP families had shortened their surnames after arrival in Australia

GENEALOGY DO-OVER, Week 8 - How is it going?
twigsandtrees.blogspot.com

Week 8 in the Genealogy Do-Over, and given the challenges I had with my eye surgery and post-surgery recovery time, I'm doing very well inde

FGS 2014 and FGS2015/Roots Tech Reflections
hangingwithdonna.blogspot.com

I've been home from Salt Lake City almost a week now. While putting away the things of FGS2015/Roots Tech, I came across the schedule book f

The Keough Corner: A Little Late - RootsTech/FGS: My Week In Review
keoughcorner.blogspot.com

I planned my conference time - my schedule of events for the conference week was set out on a daily sheet as well as the RootsTech mobile ap

Shearmur Family Album
familytreeblossoms.blogspot.com

When visiting my cousin Mildred a few months ago she produced a beautiful surprise-carte de visite photos from Great great grandma Georgina

Asylum records, upcoming talks and new records - Genealogy notes 16- 21 ...
diaryofanaustraliangenealogist.blogspot.com

A week that did not go according to plan. I was supposed to give three talks for the Maryborough Heritage Institute at the weekend and we we

DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Blog
blog.dearmyrtle.com

DearREADERS, Janet Havorka posted An Open Letter to the Genealogy Community here: http://thechartchick.blogspot.com/2015/02/an-open-letter-t