Expert Tips: Learn How to Manage Your Time Effectively, and Much More!

by Amy Johnson Crow

Posted on August 8, 2012

The authors in Archives' Expert Series have been busy! The latest articles feature time management tips, family history interviews, writing your family's stories, and Indiana research. Take a look at these recent additions.

If you've ever said, "So many ancestors, so little time," Lisa Alzo's article "Fitting Genealogy Into Your Busy Life: Ten Tips To Maximize Your Research Time" will help you get more out of the time you spend on family history. (Did you know you can research in your sleep?)

Talking with your relatives is one of the best things you can do for your family history. Sunny McClellan Morton will give you great advice in "Family History Interviews: FAQ." As she reminds us, these interviews are more than just collecting data; they're a way to connect.

After you interview relatives, you might be inspired to write down those stories. Lou Liberty's article "Writing the Story of Stories" will help you understand the writing process. Her tips for structuring your stories are sure to help you with this important job.

Do you have Indiana ancestors? Harold Henderson's "Ten Little Known Indiana Resources" is sure to give you ideas of where to hunt for those elusive Hoosiers. (Have you looked at school and orphanage records?)

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The Expert Series is a collection of articles from top genealogists around the country. The articles are aimed to help beginning and advanced family history enthusiasts alike solve common research problems, break-through brick walls, and learn how to improve their research techniques. Visit to learn more.

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