Tag Archives: web

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 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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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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FamilySearch Indexing Project

It should come as no surprise that FamilySearch has a lot of records. The numbers are impressive: 2.4 million rolls of microfilm, 1 million microfiche records, together representing an estimated 3 Billion records (a death certificate is one example of … Continue reading

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Our Military Heritage

On Thursday morning, Curt Witcher presented information about a website established by the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library to preserve the records and information that document the lives of our nation’s veterans. The ‘Our Military Heritage’ website … Continue reading

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Web Technology

Several of the presentations I attended were made by Amy Johnson Crow, who is the webmaster for the FGS (URL: http://www.fgs.org/2010conference/index.php ). Don’t worry, I am NOT going to try to regurgitate all of the material that was covered. But as … Continue reading

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RootsWeb Mailing Lists

If you are not familiar with mailing lists, you should be. They are a great way to get your questions in front of some very knowledgeable people. What is a mailing list? It is software that allows you to ‘subscribe’ … Continue reading

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Hacked Off!

Regular visitors have probably noticed some major changes to the DGS site recently. Those of you who tried to access it in early June know that it wasn’t there at all for a week or so. We were hacked.  What … Continue reading

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Ask The Webmaster

Welcome to the blog portion of the Dallas Genealogical Society web site! This is a new feature for us, so please be patient while we figure out the best way to make this work. The ‘Ask The Webmaster’ thread will be focused … Continue reading

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