Janine Adams – Janine Adams is a St. Louis-based certified professional organizer and genealogy enthusiast. She’s the owner of Peace of Mind Organizing® and is the blogger behind OrganizeYourFamilyHistory.com. She spoke at RootsTech 2017 on going paperless and has written about organizing genealogy research for FGS Forum, the newsletter of the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
Going paperless in your genealogy research – If your research space is awash with paper and you’re struggling with keeping up with filing, it might be time to consider limiting the amount of paper you generate in your genealogy research. In this talk, Janine will detail the benefits of limiting your use of paper, and explain one way to organize your digital files on your computer or in the cloud. She will also cover some options on digitizing the paper documents you already have. If you’ve been thinking about going paperless, this talk can help get you started. If you’ve already stopped the printing, the talk might give you some pointers to make it easier.