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From: "wim prange" <>
Subject: RE: [GENBOX] Another Use for Projects
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2003 16:24:00 +0200
I'm doing something similar: I've setup a project "Literature" with objectives
like "Local History" (divided in several places), "Regional History",
"Social/Economic History" etc. When I find an interesting title for a book or
article (mainly historical) I enter that as a task in one of these objectives.
I could enter the details allready as sources too but I've decided not to do
that. I enter the details about the book/article in the task description. Nice
thing is that when I find a title that falls in several categories I just have
to enter one task and can link it to the several objectives.
Now I have to collect my scraps of paper and notes and enter that in this
project. Everytime I work with Genbox the workload seems to get bigger and
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Cheri Casper [mailto:]
> Verzonden: donderdag 24 april 2003 22:33
> Onderwerp: [GENBOX] Another Use for Projects
> I am really loving this feature. The latest way that I am using Projects,
> is to create a Project for sources that I want to check. These are general
> titles that look good to me and in which I might find something but which I
> can't tie directly into a Research Target for a specific person or event.
> Then I can break them down into lower levels like states or surnames.
> I often browse on-line library catalogs & e-bay auctions of genealogical
> materials and enter the info into the Project. Then when I am making a trip
> I can pull up the project and check out the books that I have listed.
> I would love to hear of other creative ways that people are using projects.
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