Digitizing Your Family History

Presentation Description

Would you like to digitize your family papers but don’t know where to start? Learn how to digitize, organize, and preserve these materials for future generations.

Your family archives are an important part of your family’s legacy and an incomparable resource for your genealogy research. In this presentation, you will learn six steps to take when digitizing your family archives, from the selection process, to the equipment you will need, to long-term storage and preservation advice.

This presentation is ideal for those who want to learn how to digitize their family papers, whether they have boxes of slides and VHS tapes or have inherited family papers and mementoes.

Presentation Summary

    • Length: 60 minutes, including Q&A
    • Audience: Genealogists and family historians, educators, and students
    • Audience Level: Beginner to moderate