Yesterday I launched my newest research guide, on using DNA for genealogical research — a focus of much of my own research time and dime this year. The research guide is by no means complete. I am still scrambling to add more material, and will continue to regularly update it. It is meant to be comprehensive, but not exhaustive. Includes a special getting started section for beginners.
This past year, I have finally started keeping research logs for my genealogy research. Evernote is a natural fit for my workflow and needs when it comes to maintaining these logs. My workflow is simple and easy, and I can access these logs from every computer and mobile device.
How to add video thumbnails back into your custom YouTube Playlists, since Google discontinued the old custom players a year or so ago. Embedded playlists are great for your LibGuides and web projects.
In light of significantly reduced staff, our library just migrated over to LibGuides from the in-houes custom developed guides solution that we have used for more than three years.
My last post, about the Digital History Guide I am building for a Public History class, has sparked a few Tweets and emails asking me about Pollak Library’s research guide solution. Pollak Library launched a new content management system and subject guide solution just this semester, which is live, but still kind of in beta […]