Get Ready to Publish Your Research May 29 - June 19
Are you ready to publish your family history and wondering how to
get it organized and out to family and friends?
JewishGen is offering a 4 week class in Preparing to Publish Your
Family History Data. This class covers project organization, the
report process, formatting, source and citation skills. It includes
how to create and save media files, graphs and charts. In other
words: Putting it All Together
This class will consider the various ways of packaging your research,
matching your material to your audience and figuring out what to
include >from the research you have accumulated. We will consider the
many kinds of publications >from photo albums to family history books,
the self-publishing venues, and using professional publishers.
Class is in a Forum setting private to JewishGen and open 24/7 to
accommodate all time zones. Students will work on their family history
with the instructor.
Enrollment is by application. Students should have collected enough
data and photographs to start their project.
To apply send a one page document and include these points in your
1. An Introductory Paragraph describing your project. (What will
the project include, who is your audience and what kind of data
you have compiled.)
2. Write a paragraph that begins: "I visualize it being presented
in the following format...."(will it be printed, bound, electronic,
one copy, multiple copies etc.)
3. If you have special needs, missing data, constrictions, obstacles
now is the time to think them through. Write a paragraph that helps
anticipate some of the parameters of your project. For example, I am
waiting for data from....my files are in disarray, I have sources
for some of my data but not all of it, I have large media files that
I want to use (etc.) I am collaborating with...and want to include
Class size is limited.
Tuition is $150 and is payable after the application process, through
our online secure web site.
For questions and to submit your application, please email the
instructor, by clicking here:
Nancy Holden, Instruction Manager