Whether your concern is a tear, crack, fade or puncture, digitizing your dearest heirlooms is the perfect way to preserve them for posterity. Learn tips for developing digital copies of photos and documents, and forgo the usual fretting with tricks for scanning fragile and oversized items.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- What you should digitize
- Tips for creating digital copies of photos and documents
- How to deal with fragile and oversized items, as well as objects you can’t scan
- How to archive digital copies for your own research purposes and to save for posterity
- Key terms and helpful websites
- How to download the presentation and slides for future reference
- Advice for digitizing real-life family history items–including examples from webinar participants!
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Denise Levenick, the author of How to Archive Family Keepsakes, has written about organizing, preserving, and sharing family treasures at her blog The Family Curator since 2008, twice voted one of Family Tree Magazine's 40 Best Genealogy Blogs. She is a frequent contributor to Family Tree Magazine and webinar presenter for Family Tree University, and an enthusiastic speaker on archival topics. Denise is a native Southern Californian and lives in a historic home in Pasadena, Calif., with her husband and a growing family archive.
Digitize Your Family Archive, a FREE PDF preview chapter of Denise's forthcoming book How to Archive Family Keepsakes—plus a coupon for this book provided during the webinar!
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Any family historian with fragile heirlooms
- Genealogists looking for new strategies and methods to protect their research materials
- Researchers who want to thoroughly explore modern preservation techniques