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RootsTech II

It is hard to believe that almost a year has gone by since RootsTech 2011… being there was exciting, educational and motivating, and I, like many others, came home ready to try to make a difference in our on-line presence. … Continue reading

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Hardware & Software for the New Genealogist

A recording of the “Hardware and Software for Beginning Genealogists” presentation made by DGS Webmaster Tony Hanson at last October’s “Do You Know Who You Are?” workshop is now available on-line. See it now by clicking here. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Society Online Intellectual Property Ownership

Does your society own all of the intellectual property contained on your website? How do you know? When your society publishes a book, there usually is no doubt about intellectual property ownership.  But who owns the rights to the Surname Registry on your web … Continue reading

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DGS Seeks Newsletter Editor

The Dallas Genealogical Society is looking for a motivated and qualified individual to act as the Editor of the DGS newsletter.  Become a part of our active Publications committee… See the job description for details.

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December eBlast Available

If you are not a member of the DGS then you are probably not aware that one of the benefits of membership is receiving this informative bi-weekly update. It is a great way to stay informed about local and regional … Continue reading

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DGS Web Site Recognized by the TSGS

I am very pleased to announce that the DGS web site has been awarded First Place in the 2011 Texas State Genealogical Society’s ‘Partner Society Website Design’ competition. I believe that this is a great tribute to all of the … Continue reading

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Cemetery Database Update

New records have been added to the DGS Cemetery Database for the following cemeteries: Trinity, Gravel Slough and Kleberg. They can be accessed from the Resources -> Cemeteries page.

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Our changing web site…

I hope you have noticed a few of the changes that have been made to our web site lately! The biggest change has to do with accessing ‘Members Only’ features. It has been a technical challenge but I have finally … Continue reading

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Technology Special Interest Group

I’m making a couple of announcements with this post… Gene Burris has resigned as leader of the Computer SIG: Yours truly has agreed to take over. My first official act was to give it a new name: the Technology SIG.  … Continue reading

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Proposed Bylaw Changes

The President’s Column in the current issue of our Newsletter discusses the rationale behind the proposed changes to our Bylaws.  I would like to add a personal comment to the discussion. I was elected Secretary for 2010 just a few … Continue reading

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