Do you have notes in Evernote that you would like to add to a Scrivener writing project for easier access? If you are a Mac user, you'll be pleasantly surprised to see how easy it is to make this happen. I discovered that if I have a project open in Scrivener, I can use Evernote's… Continue reading Send an Evernote to Scrivener
My first experience with serious research was in high school. Here I learned that research management was best done with the help of index cards. Each fact I discovered would be documented on its own card which would also include the source citation for that fact. As my research progressed, those cards could be arranged… Continue reading Digital Workflows
Is your research still in the paper age? Here are a few signs: Do you have folders set up on your hard drive for each surname you are researching? Do you make copies of your digital files and save them in multiple folders? Do you maintain an index of these folders and the files they… Continue reading Going Digital – Workflow
It's time for family researchers to start thinking outside the file cabinet and 3-ring notebook.
A quick tip for capturing transcribed info, source citations and original images from the online archives into one Evernote note.
You've spent a lot of time and effort writing those posts on your blog and now you have an impressive collection of family stories. Where do you go next?
I’ve been blogging for over ten years and one of the results is that I have a nice little collection of family stories. I had been copy/pasting them into a Scrivener project and taking advantage of its easy reorganization features to use those stories for small family history projects. Recently I’ve been using Byword [Mac… Continue reading Building Family History
Sometimes, when I'm trying to capture a how-to article on a busy web page using the Evernote Web Clipper, I'll get a rather messy result. Things get jumbled or widgets are laid over the text. Not pretty. I've found that taking a quick detour through Pocket can give me the article I want without all… Continue reading Evernote Tip – The Pocket Detour