|Barbara Nuehring has a BS in Business from the University of Maryland and after a successful career as a comptroller within the U.S. Department of the Army, she has spent her time researching her family history and taking active roles in several organizations.|
She is the Secretary/Treasurer of the 200+ member Escapees Genealogy Group and writes feature columns for their newsletter and for the Green Valley (Arizona) Genealogical Society. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society; Genealogical Speakers Guild; International Society of Family History Writers and Editors; Palatines to America; and several local societies.
Digitizing Your Genealogy: Relax! It is only Bits and Bytes
Discussion of the "why's" and "how's" of digitizing source documents. Tips and hints for organizing digital files, making back-ups and "archiving" digital documents.
Timelines: Understanding Your Ancestor's World
Discussion of the importance of timelines to family historians; the different types and scopes of timelines, sources of existing timelines; and methods for developing customized timelines.
Using Boxes to Think Outside the Box
Discussion of various ways genealogists can use spreadsheets and word processing tables as analytical tools. Explanations of terminolgy, capabilities and differences of the software programs.
Beyond Words: Dressing Up Your Family History
Explanation of the basic principles of design that can be accommodated by any word processing software. Demonstation of the usage of fonts, charts, maps and illustrations to improve the visual appeal of family histories.
2008 Fall Seminar Registration Form