Tuesday, April 2, 2013

April 2013 ISGS Webinar – Digging Through Documents Word by Word

Join us on April 9, for an opportunity to learn how to effectively analyze the documents you use in your genealogy research. Debbie Mieszala will present Digging Through Documents Word by Word and show us how.

Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 8:00 pm Central

Description: Proper scrutiny of each piece of information in a document is essential to understanding that item’s evidentiary value. Studying every word’s meaning and context ensures that evidence has been properly analyzed and comprehended.

Presenter: Debbie Mieszala, CGSM

Debbie Mieszala, Certified GenealogistSM, specializes in forensic genealogy, 20th century research, and the Midwest. She does genealogical research for the military to locate relatives of service members missing in past wars, and formerly did adoption-related research as a Confidential Intermediary in Illinois. A national-level lecturer and author, she has taught at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research. Debbie’s work has been published in NGS Magazine, The Digital Genealogist, and OnBoard! As a member of the BCG Outreach Committee, she writes press releases on newly certified genealogists. She has attended IGHR and NIGR, and holds a certificate in paralegal studies.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3231307790843086592

Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on April 9, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at http://ilgensoc.org/members.php. If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=8 for more information.

Spread the Word: Forward this email onto your friends and colleagues, post the information to social media sites and/or your blog/website, or print out a few copies of our webinar flyer to hand out at your local society meetings. The flyer can be accessed at http://ilgensoc.org/upload/menu/2013_Webinar_Brochure.pdf.

Make a Contribution: Support the ISGS Webinar program by making a financial contribution, which will help ISGS expand its educational offerings in a virtual manner. To learn why we need your help, or to make a contribution, please visit http://ilgensoc.org/cpage.php?pt=345.

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