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From: "Carolyn Hughes" <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] FW: Group Project for Scotch Irish genealogy
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2010 13:35:56 -0800


Heck you're beating my California fruit trees--cold here today
Carolyn


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> From: David C Abernathy <>
> To: <>
> Date: 2/21/2010 7:29:02 AM
> Subject: [S-I] FW: Group Project for Scotch Irish genealogy
>
>
> For those that are still under snow , here in the Greater Seattle Area we
> are having HIGH Fifty to Mid Sixty weather. I have been out pruning trees
> that I did NOT get to earlier and some of the fruit trees are in full
bloom.
> [evilgrin]
>
> Thanks,
> David C Abernathy
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> I love your sig:
> "This message represents the official view of the voices in my head." The
> voices in my head often say things that I cannot reveal in public without
> pissing off everyone so I'd have to say "This message represents the
> sanitized opinions of the voices in my head.....I hope." I think I'll go
> spend the day in the bunker just in case <grin>. Nope, can't, it's covered
> by two feet of snow and a lot of frozen dog poop. Okay, who forgot to
digout
> the bunker???!!!!!!!!
>
> Linda Merle
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> Is this limited to FireFox users?
> If NOT I would be interested.
>
> Thanks,
> David C Abernathy
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> Sent: Saturday, February 20, 2010 8:10 AM
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> Subject: [S-I] Group Project for Scotch Irish genealogy
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> Hi folks,
>
> is anyone interested in developing a bibliography on line for Scotch
Irish
> genealogy IN ZOTERO? Yes, I am aware there are ones on line already, but
not
>
> in Zotero. Adding those to Zotero would be part of the project. It's a
> twenty-first century tool.
>
> The database of sources in Zotero could then be downloaded by others and
> used as a basis of their research. Our information would include the
names
> of books, websites, resources, and (for books, manuscripts, etc) WHERE
THEY
> ARE. Not just that the manuscript is in Belfast, but where copies are:
maybe
>
> Salt Lake and you can order on microfilm. Maybe in Minnesota, where there
is
>
> a large Irish genealogy library. In any case, as we learn, we enter into
our
>
> Zotero, which is integrated into the browser. Often you can click on one
> button and it creates the bibliography entry. You can choose to upload to
> the Zotero site and it synchronizes new stuff there other people added
and
> adds yours. So everyone has 'collected' all these sources to research.
>
> Also we'll add genealogical how to books.
>
> You can add notes to your entries (This book is very old but has a huge
> number of names. The index is horrible so be sure to use the digitized
> Google version and search it", for example) . You can download the
'plugin'
> to your word processor and it'll automatically format footnotes and a
> bibliography for you. It wil 'point' to the digital copy on your computer
as
>
> well as indicate you have a copy on your shelf.
>
> Zotero now supports groups that will make information sharing easy. We
can
> form a group and share.
>
> Largely this product is used in the academic community. There are not
> currently any genealogy groups. We could be the first. Then our efforts
at
> finding and locating resources will not be lost. People could also add
the
> on line bibliographies to Zotero. This is a some manual labor. If anyone
> wants to volunteer, I can find them for you.
>
> See http://www.zotero.org/ for more info.
>
> Linda Merle
>
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