Special Interest Groups
Presentation Materials

The information in the various "Our Handout" areas was prepared as informal lecture notes for Club members who attend Seminars, SIGs and Classes. It is intended to be used in conjunction with attendance at the lectures and may not be valid or complete as stand-alone material. It is the responsibility of each individual to virus check any of the files downloaded. The SCSCC and the authors cannot assume responsibility for the consequences of damages, for errors contained in the articles or for misapplication of the information provided.

Last updated 10/14/2017 

Genealogy SIG  GMail SIG  Mac User Group  Internet InvestingSIG  Photoshop Elements SIG

Genealogy SIG
Karen Ristic

Description of File

Date Created

Locating World War I Military Records October 2017
Autosomal DNA Review - What's New September 2017
Why mt-DNA Test? March 2017
Why Y-DNA Test? February 2017
Genealogy Wake-UP Class October 2016
Genealogy Six Beginners Tips September 2016
Genealogy Three Favorite Websites June 2015
HeritageQuest Online Update May 2015
Genealogy Research Using Maps April 2015
Finding Help at Family Search March 2015
Genealogy and DNA January 2015
Ancestor Hunting in Online Databases December 2014
Finding Your Ancestors in Online Newspapers November 2014
Genealogy Timelines October 2014
Cemetery Research September 2014
5 Search Strategies April 2014
Family Search - What's New March 2014
Immigration & Naturalization Records February 2014
Genealogy Passenger Lists January 2014
Online Books & Libraries November 2013
Effective Strategies for Searching Internet Genealogical Databases Part 2 October 2013
Effective Strategies for Searching Internet Genealogical Databases Part 1 September 2013
Genealogy Topics Survey 2013 August 2013
Get Better Genealogical Results from Google (Part 2) April 2013
Get Better Genealogical Results from Google (Part 1) March 2013
Using the Ancestry.com Website (Part 2) February 2013
Using the Ancestry.com Website (Part 1) January 2013
Using the Internet for US Census Information December 2012
Family Search - Part 2 November 2012
Genealogy Handout Instructions October 2012
Family Search - Part 1
Genealogy Basics September 2012
Genealogy Topics Survey 2012
Genealogy for Beginners October 2006
 

Gmail and Other Google Programs SIG
Pat Lemay

Description of File

Date Created

Gmail - Organize Your Mail Using Labels October 2017
New to Gmail September 2017
How to Move to a Gmail Account May 2017
GMail - Labels, Filters and Archiving March 2017
Gmail - Sending Gmail From Another Account February 2017
Gmail - Understanding Your Account September 2016
Gmail - Understanding Your Inbox June 2016
Gmail - Getting Started February 2016
Gmail Tips & Tricks - Level 4 October 2015
Gmail Tips & Tricks - Level 3 September 2015
Gmail Tips & Tricks - Level 2 August 2015
Gmail Tips & Tricks - Level 1 July 2015
Gmail - Beginners Guide May 2015
Gmail - New Contacts Preview April 2015
Gmail - Housekeeping Your Account.pdf January 2017
Gmail - Keeping Your Account Secure November 2014
Gmail - Creating, Editing and Managing Contacts November 2016
Gmail - Basics of Sending and Receiving Messages August 2014
Gmail Account Recovery May 2014
Gmail Security Checklist April 2014
Gmail - Back to the Basics March 2014
Google Tips January 2014
Gmail - Creating Signatures, Formatting & Default Text Styles October 2013
Gmail's New Tabbed Inbox (Updated) September 2013
Gmail - Managing Contacts.pdf August 2013
Gmail's New Tabbed Inbox June 2013
Gmail's New Compose and Reply Experience May 2013
Google Drive - How to Create Documents and Spreadsheets April 2013
Blocking Mail From Certain Senders March 2013
Organizing Your Gmail Account February 2013

 

Internet Investing SIG
Tom Burt

Description of File

Date Created

Markets & Economy, Portfolio Trackers October 2017
Markets & Economy, Securing Your Financial Accounts August 2017
Markets & Economy, Google Finance, ZeroHedge June 2017
Markets & Economy, Bitcoin and Blockchain Update April 2017
Markets & Economy, Fixed Index Annuities vs Conservative Investing February 2017
Markets & Economy, Year-end Tax and Financial Actions December 2016
Markets & Economy, Required Minimum Distrubtions October 2016
Markets & Economy, Preferred ETFs, Negative Interest Rates August 2016
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Bitcoin Update June 2016
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Revocable Living Trusts April 2016
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Defensive Investing February 2016
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Year-end Tax and Finance December 2015
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Fixed Income Indexed Annuities October 2015
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Interest Rates & Currencies August 2015
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Listed Puts & Calls June 2015
Market Movements & Fundamentals, Fixed Income Investing April 2015
Market Movements, Energy Investments, LED Lighting February 2015
Market Movements, Year-end Financial Actions December 2014
Market Movements, Exchange Traded Funds October 2014
Market Movements, Insurance for Seniors August 2014
Market Movements, Screening Tools, Apple Split June 2014
Market Movements, Flash Trading, Lazy Investing April 2014
Tax Filing for Seniors, Market Direction Indicators February 2014
Bitcoin Update - Year-end Tax Actions December 2013
Yahoo Finance Site - Bitcoin October 2013

 

SCS MUG

All members of the Sun City Summerlin Computer Club (SCSCC) are welcome to participate in the Sun City Summerlin Macintosh User Group (SCSMUG).  The SCSMUG Mission will be:

  1. To provide both formal and informal education in Macintosh related hardware, computer applications and software.

  2. To provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience concerning the use and operation of Macintosh computers, including other Apple Computer products such as the iPod, iPhone and iPad.

  3. Classes and seminars will be offered from time to time to teach new or specialized  concepts and share the experiences of the users.

  4. Create an environment so that members help members, e.g. Q&A.

Description of File

Date Created

SCSMUG Handouts February 12, 2008
SCSMUG Handouts July 22, 2008
SCSMUG Handouts January 27, 2009
SCSMUG Handouts May 12, 2009
SCSMUG Handouts November 10, 2009
SCSMUG Handouts January 26,  2010
iTunes Tour for Mac July 27,  2010
SCSMUG Handouts September 14,  2010
Touring the Mac - Introduction September 28,  2010
Touring the Mac - Session 1 September 28,  2010
Touring the Mac - Session 2 October 26,  2010
Touring the Mac - Session 3 January 25,  2011
Time Machine Overview December 14,  2010
SCSMUG Handouts January 11,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts February 8,  2011
Touring the Mac - Session 4 February 22,  2011
Touring the Mac - Session 5 March 22,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts April 12,  2011
Touring the Mac - Session 6 April 26,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts May 10,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts June 14,  2011
Touring the Mac - Session 7 June 28,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts July 12,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts October 11,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts December 13,  2011
SCSMUG Handouts January 10,  2012

 

Photoshop Elements SIG

Mary Miles

 

Description of File

Date Created

How to Create a 3-D Image May 2015
Fire in a Glass & a New World (How to) March 2015
Using the Blending Tool February 2015
How to Mat Your Photos January 2015

 

Picasa SIG
Stu Gershon

Description of File

Date Created

Picasa Workflow December 2012

 

Android SIG
(This SIG is no longer active)

Description of File

Date Created

Handy Android Applications October 2012
Jelly Bean Overview, Interesting Apps January 2013

 

Advanced Windows SIG
(This SIG is no longer active)

 

Description of File

Date Created

AWS Handout(1)
AWS Handout(2)

March 2002 
April 2002

Disk Management (Rev 1)

January 2002

eBook Remote Assistance
Remote Assistance Tips And Info

September 2002
September 2002

Some Common Problems running Windows (9x, Win ME, XP)

February 2007
Startup Disks

December 2001

Windows File Systems Overview

February 2002

 

Digital Media SIG
Tom Burt

(This SIG is inactive as of September, 2013)

Digital Media SIG Archives (5 MB .zip file)

LINUX SIG
(This SIG is no longer active)

 

2007 Sessions

2008 Sessions

2009 Sessions

2010 Sessions

March 2007 January 23, 2008 January 28, 2009 January 27, 2010
April 11, 2007 February 27, 2008 February 25, 2009 February 24, 2010
May 9, 2011 March 26, 2008 March 25, 2009  
May 23, 2007 April  23, 2008 April 22, 2009  
June 13, 2007 May 28, 2008 October 28, 2009  
June 27, 2007 June 25, 2008    
July 25, 2007 September 24, 2008    
August 6, 2007      
August 22, 2007      
September 12, 2007      
October 24, 2007      
November 28, 2007      

 

 

Media Conversion
(This SIG is no longer active)

 

Description of File

Date Created

Turning Your Computer Into a "Slide Library" Projector

July 2004

Media Conversion

January 2005

Do it yourself Media Conversion

February 2005

 

Other SIGS
(This SIG is no longer active)

Description of File

Date Created

Let's Talk Juno 5 and 6 February 2004