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Evernote as a Genealogy Research Toolbox

There has been a lot of discussion about genealogy toolboxes and the best way to create one.  I'm sure it is no surprise that I use Evernote to keep mine organized.

I keep the links I use the most towards the top so they are easier to find.

Most are links to websites but I do have some that link to other notes in Evernote.

Using Evernote helps keep my information organized and very easy to find especially with Evernote's search features.

How do you keep your genealogy toolbox??

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How I Use Evernote for My Genealogy.

NOTE: 2 Feb 2014 -- Link updated to shared notebook

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Today I did a Google+ hangout on air about Evernote for Genealogy.   Once I watched the video I saw that I was not a very good cameraman!

Hopefully this will clear up any questions you may have.





How I use Evernote for my genealogy.

I use Evernote to store everything including my genealogy research.
You want to use Evernote in a way that makes sense to you.  Tags, notebooks, no tags or no notebooks; do whatever works the best for you.
Notebooks (the blue box)
Notebooks are sorted alphabetically so if there are notebooks you want at the top of your list you can use ! or @ or ~ in front of your notebook title.  In my image, for example, I have my INBOX notebook with an ! in front to keep this notebook at the top of the list.  I use a ~ to keep my GENEALOGY notebook stacks together.  I have an ARCHIVE notebook and in front of that I put an x to keep it at the bottom of …