Organizing Your Paper Files
It doesn't take long once you have started your genealogy adventure to collect so much information that it seems hard to handle. Dealing with information overload is handled through systematic organization of materials.
The experts at Genealogy Research Associates, Inc., have authored a free lesson which will teach you how to organize your paper files using Ancestral Quest (while it mentions version 12, the lesson can be applied to any version of Ancestral Quest). You may read or print the lesson. This organizational system will allow you to find anything in a matter of seconds.