The Genealogy Do-Over Returns for 2017!

The Genealogy Do-Over column appears at Abundant Genealogy on the 1st day of each month at 10:00 am Central.

The Genealogy Do-Over 2017 Topics

The Genealogy Do-Over started in January 2015 as a weekly program lasting 13-weeks. In January 2016, the format switched to one using monthly topics. I’m pleased to announce that due to popular demand, we’ll be running another cycle of monthly topics for 2017 over at the The Genealogy Do-Over Facebook group.

The Genealogy Do-Over will start on Monday, 2 January 2017, with Month 1, and the topics will be Setting Previous Research Aside and Preparing to Research. Here is the complete list of monthly topics:

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 1

  • Setting Previous Research Aside
  • Preparing to Research

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 2

  • Establishing Base Practices and Guidelines
  • Setting Research Goals

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 3

  • Conducting Self Interview
  • Conducting Family Interviews

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 4

  • Tracking Research
  • Conducting Research

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 5

  • Citing Sources
  • Building a Research Toolbox

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 6

  • Evaluating Evidence
  • Reviewing Online Education Options

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 7

  • Reviewing Genealogy Database Software
  • Digitizing Photos and Documents

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 8

  • Conducting Collateral Research
  • Reviewing Offline Education Options

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 9

  • Conducting Cluster Research
  • Organizing Research Materials – Documents and Photos

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 10

  • Reviewing DNA Testing Options
  • Organizing Research Materials – Digital

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 11

  • Reviewing Social Media Options
  • Building a Research Network
  • Reviewing Research Travel Options

Genealogy Do-Over – Month 12

  • Sharing research
  • Securing research data

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The Genealogy Do-Over Workbook

Here is a listing of chapters for The Genealogy Do-Over Workbook which is now available in three formats:  Print format for $6.99 (click here), Amazon Kindle format (click here) $2.99 and in PDF format (click here) for only $3.99. Get a jump start on your genealogy research for 2017 with the Genealogy Do-Over!

  • Introduction
  • The Golden Rules of Genealogy
  • The Genealogy Do-Over 2017 Monthly Topics
  • A Genealogy Go-Over Instead of a Do-Over
  • The Genealogy Do-Over for Genealogy Societies
  • Resources
  • Tools and Templates
  • Appendix

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About the Author

Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.