Evernote is one of my key go-to tools for genealogical research. This instructional guide is very much a work in progress, so please check back often.
Hispanic countries share a history of similar similar record keeping practices and cultural customs inherited from Spain that allow for similar strategies. Many of the key record collections from the homeland have been preserved and digitized, and often provide more genealogical information that what we find in U.S. records.
Mexico has what are often referred to as the best genealogy records in the world. The extent, accessibility, and nature of certain record collections in particular provide those of us with Mexican ancestry a significant advantage over other genealogists.