I recently taught an introductory session at the RootsTech 2015 conference on APIs, and how they are used in genealogy. I have included the learning materials from that class, for class attendees who might want to brush up on what we covered, as well as for those who were unable to attend.
I was notified this week that my proposal to present at the 2015 RootsTech genealogy technology conference was accepted, and I am quite excited about this opportunity! RootsTech is one of the funnest, biggest, most educational conferences I have attended. The 2014 conference earlier this year marked my first time attending, but I have wanted to […]
On behalf of the Orange County, California, Heritage Coordinating Council, I am teaching a FREE hands-on Historypin workshop next Tuesday, January 10th! If you live or work in or near Orange County, you are welcome to join us.
Jon Voss of Lookback Maps has put together a fabulous video highlighting an assortment of library archive and museum mashups.
Innovative efforts by a library and a professor to teach local history through mobile location-based technologies.
EveryBlock, the Django-powered hyperlocal news and data site, has included feeds of items recently added to the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County online catalog. Mecklenburg county (North Carolina) residents can find out about the newest books and DVDs added to the more than 20 branches in that library system. This site, launched in […]