Presentation on theme: "Using free podcasts in genealogy By Maria Northcote 4 th Unlock the Past Cruise: Southern Australia 4-13 February 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Using free podcasts in genealogy By Maria Northcote 4 th Unlock the Past Cruise: Southern Australia 4-13 February 2014
Maria Northcote 1960s Late1980s
Genealogy R esearch your family history O rganise your files and research findings C reate family research products K eep learning to extend your knowledge and skills S hare your family history with friends, family and the genealogy community ROCKS!
What are podcasts? Audio file listened to on mobile device, computer (automatically downloaded regularly) Radio show by subscription Podcast - audio Vodcast – audio + video 2004 “Podcast” 2005“Word of the year” New Oxford American Dictionary.” Beau FM explains...What is a podcast? (12 seconds, audio) “anything/everything to do with media} Emily explains...What is a podcast? (2 mins, video/audio) “one girl, lots of answers”
Benefits? Genealogy community Events, tips, stories, links to your research Listen to anywhere, any time Entertaining Image source: iStockphoto.
What are some good genealogy podcasts?
More genealogy podcasts? The National Archives Podcast (UK)
What are some good genealogy podcasts? Programs
What are some Aussie genealogy podcasts? National Museum of Australia
What now? How to get ‘em Download and install iTunes (a free “podcatcher”) Listen on your computer, mobile device, website Join a podcasting community (blog, twitter, facebook, pinterest, instagram...) the podcasters