Map your history, make new connections and gain insights for family, local or special interest projects

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History Pin WWI Hub

Use the History Pin WWI Hub to share your WWI project and let others connect with what you are doing. Your project may be large or small but by sharing it, many more people will be able to make links and connections with you.

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Small Scale Time Lines

Small scale or local timelines are a super way of gathering masses of data and presenting it in a simple but informative way. Local timelines are also a good way for a whole community to get involved with a local history project.

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New DNA Studies

A new study of European DNA has revealed a third population group that make up the DNA of modern Europeans.

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WW1 Postcards

WW1 Postcards a rich resource and a visual opportunity, find out how to discover and use the 20K plus postcards on Europeana for the period 1914-1918 and muse over how you might dig-out what ephemera you might have in your loft or research boxes that might help you and others connect and make that next step n researching your project wehther for your family history social, local or special interest project. In the first year of the 100th centenary of WW1 will there ever be such an opportunity to explore and discover what happened and better understand those momentous events?

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Family History and Evernote

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Tools for Family Historians

Family history involves collecting, organizing and retrieving masses of disparate data, is an enormous task. Seeing connections across pieces of data is vital but difficult to manage. Family historians using cloud computing can use Evernote to store and search material by tagging data, making it incredibly easy to retrieve.

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Family History and Cloud Computing

family history and cloud computing
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Tools for Family Historians

How can use ‘cloud computing’ to aid your family history research. Think of the volume of data you have stored about the history of your family. Are you sure your data is backed up and retrievable in the face of a meltdown of your PC? How can you collect research data on your tablet / laptop and have it synced to your PC?

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Mapping the London Blitz

Will the TNA JISC funded Mapping the Blitz Project help those of us that funded it with our hard earn’t tax payers money we do hope so….

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Research Notes Collect Curate and Citate

Do you want to use the best FREE tools for the job of managing saving curating collecting and organising lots of data and disparate resources? Whatever your history project, the net and some great tools are there to help you. Toss out the overwhelming bookmarks and make way for something completely different….

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