Spending time at home with your family history research

Family history researchers already know the benefits of online research, spending time in isolation engrossed on digitised records online.  With unexpected time at home, this could be a good time for some to focus on what you need or want to do with your genealogical research. Here are ideas, some inspired by Cyndi Ingle from Cyndi's List of Genealogical Websites on the Internet which is also worth exploring.

Organise your research 

Draft a research plan

Transcribe records

Label your digitised records and photos

Scan photos and documents

Volunteer indexing via FamilySearch

Volunteer for other online projects such as correcting text via Trove

Clean your work space

Watch some webinars or videos on Youtube

Browse or search the catalogue and place a hold or mark "for later" on your next visit to the library

Read a genealogy book or magazine

Interview senior family members

Write your family history

Write your life story

Back up your computer records

Explore a new online resource.  YPRL Members can access Gale Historical Archives remotely with your library card

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