John Rudnick has 35+ years experience researching his wife's and his ancestry in the United States, Germany and Poland in all the traditional sources. He is expert in newspaper research, Internet research techniques and organizing computer family history data files. He is a former volunteer at the Beaverton Family History Center and has been a teacher of local family history research classes for over 15 years. He has been a guest presenter at the Salt Lake Family History Library. Power user of PC and Macintosh platforms in computerizing family history data.
Creating a Family History Legacy,
a Treasure for Future Generations (beginner)
Presenter shows how easy it is to take a 9 page, text only ancestral biography of his great grandfather and embed it with 54 pages of historical images and documents. And then, how to add bookmarks / hyperlinks for ease of electronic navigation of document.
Reality for Amateur Researchers (intermediate)
Easy-to-understand explanation of genealogical proof, of what it is and when to use it. Lots of illustrations and examples.
Also includes a perfect bad example, and how to deal with it, how to provide source information, important genealogical terms are defined. Concludes with comments on the dangers of copying data from “public family trees” without any attempt to verify data accuracy.