The Personal Archive

Flickr on the Desktop

Mac users looking for a Flickr desktop manager will find Flickery [Mac - $14.99] quite impressive. In this example, you are looking at my photo collection in Flickr. The panel on the left allows me to wander through my albums,…

Save Your Photos Day

Moultrie Creek is proud to be a member of the Save Your Photos Alliance – a group of organizations, governmental agencies, associations and businesses dedicated to preserving and protecting our precious photos from disaster and helping to recover and restore…

The Personal Archive: Scribd

The Personal ArchiveScribd offers the family historian and societies an affordable place to build their digital document archives along with a library of original publications. In addition you are protecting your documents from disaster by storing them off-site.

The Personal Archive: Flickr

When it comes to building a photo archive, nothing beats Flickr. Flickr has set the bar by collaborating with a growing number of public archives to make their photographic collections more accessible. The Commons at Flickr hosts collections from The…

Smartphone Scanning

Is this awesome or what? You are looking at my iPhone with the┬áScanner Pro app by Readdle [iOS - $2.99] sitting on a Fopydo scanning stand [$30.00]. The stand is made of hard plastic and folds up into a lightweight…

Archiving Email

Today, email has replaced letters as our primary form of written communication. How much of your research efforts and your current family history is in your inbox? More importantly . . . what are you doing to capture and preserve…