My Family History Toolbox, Second Edition
My Family History Toolbox, Second Edition
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My Family History Toolbox, Second Edition, an illustrated guide to cutting-edge technology to help you discover your family tree and story; by Paul Larsen, eds.; Paper; 145 pp.; Published: 2013; ISBN: 9781937900076 Item #: PL11

This is an easy-to-understand, fully-illustrated guidebook to the latest new apps, gadgets and tech tools to help you discover your family tree and stories. And easily share that information with your family and friends. The author has scoured the Internet and consumer reports to find you the best and latest family history e-tools and apps. He has taken away the guesswork by bringing you the best gadgets and gizmos for searching, organizing your information, and sharing your family tree and family stories with others.



  1. What is a ‘Family History Toolbox’?
  2. What’s IN a Family History Tool Kit?
  3. Essential Tools
    • Browsers and Search Engines
      • Google Tools
      • Free Family History Email Address
    • Family History Software
      • Free Online Software Directory
      • Free Online Software Tools & Utilities Directory
      • Software Reviews by Experts
    • ‘How-To’ Educational Tools
      • A Step-by-Step Illustrated Guide
      • Beginners Helps/Tutorials
      • Valuable ‘How-to’ Articles/Videos/Blogs
      • Free Tools, Forms, Calculators and Worksheets
      • Wikis: Key Information Source
      • 101 Best Web Sites: Family Tree Magazine
  4. What is Cloud Computing?
    • Online Cloud Services
  5. Social Networking
    • Facebook
    • Pinterest
    • Google Plus+
    • Twitter
    • Genealogy Wise
    • Stay Connected Using Mega-Websites
  6. Sharing Tools
    • Dropbox: Store, Sync and Share Documents
    • Skype: Helps You Connect and Collaborate with Others
    • Facebook Research Community
    • Diigo: A Powerful Tool
    • Tpstry: Find Living Relatives
    • YouTube
    • The Power of PDFs
  7. Online Photo-Sharing
    • Picasa
    • Flickr
    • Heritage Collector Software
    • iCloud Photo Stream
    • InstaGram
    • Shoebox
  8. Organizing Tools
    • Evernote: Save and Store Your Notes
    • Feed Reader: Helps You Stay Connected
    • RSS Feed
    • PrintFriendly Tool
    • SplashTop
    • Password Manager
    • My Relative Tools
    • Relationship Finder App
    • Online Backup
    • Why Screen-Capture?
    • SnagIt
    • GenSmarts: Your Research Assistant
  9. Smart Gadgets and Gizmos
    • Using Your SmartPhone for Family History
    • Tablet Computers
    • Using GPS for Your Family History
      • Using GPS to Locate a Cemetery
      • Smart Phones with built-in GPS
      • Locating GPS Coordinates
      • Buying a GPS Device
      • GPS Free Video Tutorials
    • Digital Cameras and Photography
    • Scanners and Digitizing
  10. How to Use iPad for Family History
    • Using the iPad for Genealogy and Writing
    • iPad Apps
    • How to Download Files to My iPad
  11. eBooks / e-Readers / Apps
    • eReaders: Really Useful Tools
    • eBook Formats for Mobile Devices
    • eReader Apps
      • Calibre: eBook Management Tool
      • Bluefire Reader App
      • Aldiko Book Reader
      • Adobe Reader
      • Adobe Digital Editions
    • Sources for Free e-Books
      • eBookstores
      • Online Digital Libraries
      • eBook Lending Libraries
  12. Writing & Publishing Your Family Story
    • Recording and Archiving Your Family Story
      • Leaving a Written Legacy
      • Preserving Your Memories Digitally
      • Armchair Genealogist
      • BYU Ancestor Resources
      • How to Digitize Audio
      • Baylor Oral History Institute
      • Articles
    • Digital Voice Recorders
      • Use Your SmartPhone as a Digital Recorder
      • Use Your iPod as a Digital Recorder
      • iTalk Mobile App
      • Best 8 Digital Voice Recorders
    • Publishing Your Family Story
      • Personal Publishing
      • Book Publishing
      • Instant Print-on-Demand
      • Creating an eBook
      • ReelGenie
  13. Family History Mobile Apps
    • Key Online App Stores
    • Family Tree Apps
    • Facebook Apps
    • Grave Site Apps
      • Going Digital at the Cemetery
      • How to Find Your Ancestor’s Cemetery
    • Tech Glossary