A blog post from one of my young genimates this morning reminded me of those genies who are NextGen. These NextGen folk are the future of genealogy.
The NextGen Genealogy Network page tells me that NextGen are “young genealogists eighteen to fifty”.
I am thrilled to be an online genimate of so many of these clever, committed younger folk. Check out some of their profiles here.
In Salt Lake City with one of my Fave Aussie NextGens, Caitlin Gow.
Trovaholic – Chris used this word on Google+ yesterday and marked it for my attention. If you’re an Australian and you are addicted to Trove you won’t need a definition.
If you come from some other land you are missing out on one the best free resources around. It even has lots of news from across the seas.
Many Australian Genies suffer from an addiction to Trove.
Geneasphere : that corner of cyberspace where genies hang out.
My late friend and Genimate, Joan Miller, started a blog called GeneaSphere in 2011.
The first instance I can find for the term was in a 2010 post from Canada GenWeb
Genies: a term used commonly in Australia to describe genealogists or family historians.
It seems that the term is used internationally as Dorene from Ohio said…
Genies – individuals who pursue genealogy