'Trove is the National Library's largest online service, housing the collection information of hundreds of libraries, museums and local organisations in Australia, as well as the National Library's own Digital Library. Trove has a community of committed users which the team engages through social media. Armchair editors can sign up to Trove and join a community of text correctors to improve the Library’s digitised newspaper collection, but be warned, text correcting can be pretty addictive.' The following videos will review what we discussed last week - some of the group have already spent valuable time and developed skills in using Trove already!
Family Historians often find Trove provides stories about family members... here's an example.
Here is a learning resource about using the newspapers section of Trove,
And if you want to find out more about editing digital text...
Today we are also going to check out My Heritage, equipment willing, however I must say that there have been many changes in how people are using My Heritage in a device based, digital environment using mobiles and tablets.... my reading on this at the moment is https://lisalouisecooke.com/2014/07/23/genealogy-apps-myheritage-ancestry-just-keep-getting-better/
Family Research is a ‘guided self-help group’ which aims to provide support and encouragement to members who are working on their family history. We also provide
Convenor/s Contact Details
0478 607 838
0403 226 649
4th Thursday 1 to 4 pm
Apps and Resources
Draft notes on lists and downloads from Trove
Photobooks express help guide
- Groups A - Z
- A - B
- C - F
- G- O
- P - Z