Fantastic Open-Source Tools for Every Genealogist
From word-processing to image management, a multitude of open-source tools exist for family historians. These powerful low-cost offerings, such as OpenOffice, Gimp, PDFCreator, and others provide a long-lasting solution for the everyday needs of the genealogist.
D. Joshua Taylor
D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is the Business Development Manager – North America for brightsolid online publishing, creators of findmypast.com, and a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher. He is frequent speaker at genealogical societies, libraries, and other organizations. Active in the genealogical community, Joshua is the President of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS). He holds an MLS (Archival Management) and an MA (History) from Simmons College and was a frequently featured genealogist on NBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?