Monday, July 9, 2012

The Quest for your English Ancestors - free webinar July 11 by Claire V. Brisson-Banks


Got English ancestors? Don't miss this free webinar held Wednesday, July 11 at a special time, by Claire Brisson-Banks, an accredited genealogist (AG) in English research. English civil, church, and census records make doing research back to 1837 feasible. Pre-1837 research requires more skill and a greater knowledge of the variety of little-known resources which can take you back to the 1600’s and earlier. Add to that the variety of Internet resources and English research becomes a joy to perform.
Join us for the live webinar on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at a special time - 9PM (Eastern U.S.). Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Due to the pre-registration numbers, if you want to attend the live session, please join at least 30-40 minutes early to ensure your virtual seat. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.
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About the presenter
Claire-100Claire V. Brisson-Banks, B.S. MLIS, A.G.®, is a San Jose State University graduate 2010, accredited in England, a professional researcher for US/Canada, Scotland and Web 2.0 technology. The owner of Timeless Genealogies she is currently on staff at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah as a British Isles Research Consultant, a Technology Specialist and maintains the Facebook presence for the Family History Library. She is an ICAPGen board member and assistant treasurer, UGA Crossroads committee member along with a member of multiple societies and is published in various genealogical and academic publications. Claire is the author of “The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies”.
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Webinar time
The webinar will be live on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at:
  • 9pm Eastern (U.S.)
  • 8pm Central
  • 7pm Mountain
  • 6pm Pacific
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Here's how to attend:
  1. Register at www.LegacyFamilyTree.com/webinars.asp today. It's free!
  2. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to the webinar.
  3. You will receive a reminder email during the week prior to the webinar.
  4. Calculate your time zone by clicking here.
  5. Make sure you have the latest version of Java installed on your computer. Check at www.java.com.
  6. Click on the webinar link (found in confirmation and reminder emails) prior to the start of the webinar. Arrive early as the room size is limited to the first 1,000 arrivals that day.
  7. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
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